RTÉ Culture sat down with actor, writer and poet, Emmet Kirwan in Dublin's Project Arts Centre to chat about his online success, career aspirations and his role at this year's Body&Soul festival.
In the above video, the performer discusses his career inspirations and plans for the big screen.
Emmet first came to prominence in RTÉ sitcom Sarah and Steve (2010), before becoming a viral sensation with award-winning online shorts Just Saying and Heartbreak - the latter of which has earned 1.3 million views on his Facebook page.
We need your consent to load this Facebook contentWe use Facebook to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity. Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences
The Tallaght man will play Summer Solstice festival Body&Soul as it returns to Ballinlough Castle in Westmeath this weekend.
There are multiple stages throughout the festival, celebrating music, food, the spoken word and live entertainment. One area of particular interest is The Library of Progress; this space will celebrate human curiosity, the scientific method and critical thinking. The Library will play home to a Beats and Rhymes stage, curated by the incredible Emmet Kirwan.
We sat down with Emmet to discuss his involvement with the festival and what he's looking forward to most. Watch it below.
We need your consent to load this rte-player contentWe use rte-player to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity. Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences
Body&Soul returns to Ballinlough Castle in Westmeath this weekend, June 23rd-25th.