The Berlin award was really wonderful. When she comes home, though, she is Sarah Bolger again -- a schoolgirl at Loreto Beaufort in Rathfarnham who likes to hang out in Dundrum Town Centre with her pals and walk the family dogs. I'm starting to feel relatively debauched for accepting a strong coffee, which she brews up on the espresso machine she bought as a birthday present to herself. As Jim Sheridan once told the story, he had just informed Emma, then six, that she had been cast in the part of younger sister Ariel: Punching above their weight - a history of boxing movies The ultimate Christmas stocking concert ticket gift guide The incredible story of triplets separated at birth in the name of a secret science Her parents want her to go to lunch with them when we have finished our interview, but Sarah wants to stay home and study.
She does have a boyfriend, of whom she says coyly, "He's not Irish", and she has plenty of friends in Rathfarnham.
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Although she missed her mock exams because she was away for work, and has had to substitute attending school with on-set tutors from time to time, she is preparing to sit nine subjects in June. She'll be great, though. She continued to work steadily on home-produced dramas such as The Clinic, Stardust and Tara Road, but the past two years have seen her consolidate her position as a strong young presence in Hollywood. If there is the tiniest hint of a pout, it's gone before it has a chance to dance on her lips. From great gigs to film reviews and listings, entertainment has you covered. If Emma says that something doesn't look good on Sarah, then Sarah won't wear it. As her mum Monica says: