Toibin novel to be filmed in Wexford at end of March

A novel by award winning author Colm Toibin is to be made into a movie.

'Brooklyn' will be adapted for screen by Nick Hornby, who is famous for films including 'About a Boy', 'High Fidelity' and 'Fever Pitch'.

The movie will star Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emily Cohen and Julie Walters.

The multi-million euro production will be shot in Ireland and Canada, with filming expected to begin in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, at the end of the month.

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