Posts Tagged ‘Roma Downey’

Hibernia People

Il Papa Meets Il Bono “Holy Father, this is Mr. Bono — he’s a pop singer.” With these words the U2 lead singer was introduced to Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in September. Bono and former Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof met with the pope as part of a campaign the two celebritiesRead more..

The Derry Girl Makes History

The actress, producer and humanitarian, Roma Downey.  ℘℘℘ Roma Downey received the first ever Irish Diaspora Award from the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) and the government of Ireland in Dublin on April 9 for her “extraordinary achievements and vision as a producer and an actress alongside her charity and humanitarian work worldwide.” BornRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood

Two children of the Irish diaspora may well come together to tell the story of a recently deceased American icon. Oscar winning director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) is currently planning to shoot a biopic of legendary Apple designer and executive Steve Jobs. Boyle grew up in England, where his parents settled after emigrating from Galway. ChristianRead more..

Angel Smiles

Roma Downey on her work with Operation Smile and why she does it. I have been a spokesperson for a wonderful volunteer organization Operation Smile for almost 20 years. I have traveled with them on international medical missions to Asia, to Central America, and to the Middle East. The work they do is amazing asRead more..

What Are You Like? Roma Downey

Actress Roma Downey on fancy sheets, missing her mother, and being exhilarated over The Bible. Roma Downey, actress, author and producer, is enjoying a runaway hit with The Bible: Epic Mini-Series, which aired on the History Channel in March, and with its release to DVD has become the top-selling TV series of all time. BornRead more..

Roma Downey’s Little Angels

The Derry-born star of Touched by an Angel tells Molly Ferns about her new faith-based children’s series Little Angels. Upon first hearing about Roma Downey’s new children’s series, Little Angels, some might guess that her breakout role as Monica in Touched by an Angel (1994-2003), a show that promoted Christian values, is what led RomaRead more..