An Irishman Abroad

John Connors: Episode 278

January 12, 2019
This week the award-winning actor John Connors joined Jarlath for a fascinating discussion about his life and career. With brutal honesty, John opens up about how 2018 was a year which saw him 'riddled with depression' (25:00) having also lost the two biggest acting roles of his life for expressing his own personal views (3:00).
John explains why he tried to make things weird between himself and Tom Vaughan Lawlor on the set of Love/Hate (55:00), how he battles with a lack of control over his impulses (1:04:00) and the big mistake of Peter Casey's that the media never picked up on (46:00).
From the incredibly sad reason why his whole life goal has been to live past the age of 30 (28:00) to how the best moment of his life was breaking the jaw of a childhood bully (37:00), why he is considering leaving Ireland (1:11:00) and the absurd level of discrimination he once received from neighbours (1:00:00) and much more, this is a truly powerful conversation with one of Ireland's rising creative talents.
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