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Catríona Balfe puts St Dympna's Tydavnet on the US map

Mar 4, 2022 17:03 By News Northern Sound
Catríona Balfe puts St Dympna's Tydavnet on the US map Catríona Balfe puts St Dympna's Tydavnet on the US map
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'It's so cute and is the sweetest thing I have ever seen'

A north Monaghan primary school has made it big in Hollywood after getting mentioned by Caitríona Balfe on a US chat show.

The actress is a past pupil of St Dympna's National School in Tydavnet and was speaking on Jimmy Kimmel Live! recently about some of the support she got from home after her award nominations for the film Belfast.

To mark her BAFTA nomination, the students shared a video of them singing along to 'Everlasting Love' which features in her latest release.

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"This is a big shout out to the pupils of St Dympna's Primary School which is where I went to school," she said.

"Out of the blue I got this tweet and its all the students singing.

"They wanted to wish me luck; it's so cute and is the sweetest thing I have ever seen."

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Jimmy Kimmel was full of praise for the talented singers.

"I agree, that was very cute," he quipped after listening to the pupils' wonderful rendition of the song.

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