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Game of Thrones star reveals love for Ireland


Jerome Flynn has revealed his love for Ireland.

The actor has been to the emerald isle for multiple projects including BBC’s Ripper Street and HBO’s Game of Thrones.

“I completely love Ireland and love the Irish,” he said.

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Ripper Street: Jerome filmed his BBC show in Ireland | BBC

The Bromley native admitted that his grandfather was from Ireland but he never got a chance to spend time in the country.

“I wanted to reconnect with Ireland,” he said.

“My grandfather’s from here but I never spent time here.

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Family: The actor says coming back to Ireland is like coming back to family | HBO

The TV star also admitted that when he was working on his BBC show Ripper Street in Ireland, it was like coming back to family.

“It’s like coming back to family and that’s also partly down to being in Ireland.

“And the way the crew is created here and the feeling that they create to come into.

“It’s a very rich, wonderful job,” he added.

“For me, I would be lucky if I find one like it again in my career. It’s been very special.