MERYL STREEP RECALLS DONEGAL DAYS IN BRIAN FRIEL TRIBUTE

first_imgMeryl Streep in the film Dancing at Lughnasa which was adapted from a Brian Friel workOSCAR winning actress Meryl Streep has paid her own personal tribute to Donegal’s adopted son Brian Brian Friel.The Hollywood star has described him as a tender dramatist, an insightful humanist, and a lovely man.Ms Streep starred in the Tony Award winning Dancing at Lughnasa which Friel had written in 1989.Brian Friel died this morning at his Donegal home aged 86.Speaking today, Ms Streep said: “I am so sad to hear the world has lost the great Brian Friel.“Friel introduced the people of Donegal to us as if we were all members of his family and community.“We couldn’t help but recognize the people we loved in our own towns and lives, the people who make us laugh and make us furious.”MERYL STREEP RECALLS DONEGAL DAYS IN BRIAN FRIEL TRIBUTE was last modified: October 2nd, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:MERYL STREEP RECALLS DONEGAL DAYS IN BRIAN FRIEL TRIBUTElast_img read more