Saoirse Ronan Fan is Back!!

Hello Saoirse fans! My name is Lisa and I am pleased to announce that Saoirse Ronan Fan (formally I Heart Saoirse) is back online. I feel so blessed to be given the chance to keep the best Saoirse fansite up and running. I hope I can live up to what Gabby and the other girls provided.

Pardon the temporary layout and some “construction” dust. I will get us a fresh new look for the site soon but I want to focus on the gallery first. There is a lot to catch up on and I will be adding Saoirse’s latest appearances plus other missing photos to the gallery in the coming weeks.

If you have any news or photos to share, or simply want to say hello, don’t be shy! The comments are open.

Saoirse Ronan In 2017: A Year In Review

The time for another Year In Review has come! This one was marked by the extraordinary success of Lady Bird, and Saoirse’s recognition in a 3rd awards season. Let’s remember its most memorable parts, shall we?

Through the majority of 2017, Saoirse kept to herself and, according to several interviews, took some time off from the hectic entertainment industry. For that reason, we didn’t really have any news until late April, when it was announced that “Loving Vincent”, the world’s first fully painted feature film, would be premiering at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France on June 17 (x).

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In May, Saoirse starred in the music video for “Galway Girl”, by Ed Sheeran (x). The singer later got a tattoo written by Saoirse that spelled “Galway Grill” instead of the song’s actual title (x).

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Also in May, we finally got some news about the production of Mary, Queen of Scots (x). After being attached to it since 2012 (x), Saoirse finally got to play Queen Mary. Filming took place in England and Scotland in the 2nd semester of the year, and the first pictures of her on set were shared online on September 5. A release date has been set for November 2, 2018, in the United States.

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On May 30 (I know, bless this month), Saoirse attended her very first public event of the year – the Gucci Cruise 2018 Fashion Show (x). She hid again right after that, however, and only started appearing again in October, when “On Chesil Beach” premiered at the London Film Festival (x). She’s been seen constantly since then, as part of her awards circle promotion for “Lady Bird”.

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In September, we got the very first official trailer for Lady Bird (x). Saoirse covered W Magazine’s “The New Royals” issue (x), her first cover of the year. Others would follow suit, all including her in the main contender group for the biggest awards this season.

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September and October marked various screenings for “On Chesil Beach” and “Lady Bird”. While the first received mixed reviews at best, the respose to Lady Bird could not have been better in any way. The film has become the biggest box office success of its distributing company, A24, and held the Rotten Tomatoes record for Best Reviewed Film Ever for a couple of weeks (x). Saoirse and Greta Gerwig went on full-on promotional mode toward the end of the year, which resulted in various interviews (x) and talk show appearances for the pair. The film has received numerous award nominations, and Saoirse got over 10 Best Actress nods until we inevitably lost count (who knew there were so many critics’ circles?). Honorable mentions go for her nominations at the Independent Spirit Awards, Critics’ Choice Awards and Golden Globe Awards. She has already received Best Actress at the Gotham Awards 2017, but the biggest groups have yet to announce their winners.

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In December, Saoirse’s dream of hosting Saturday Night Live came true. She presented what ended up being pretty much an Irish Special, with U2 being the musical guests. Her “Lady Bird” director Greta Gerwig had a cameo in one of her skits, and the music video for the song “Welcome To Hell” is being considered one of this year’s best by some media outlets (x).

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We would not have assumed this after 5 months into 2017, but it ended up being one of the most remarkable ones in Saoirse’s career. After covering the 2016 awards season with her, when “Brooklyn” was getting nominated everywhere, we wouldn’t have guessed we’d be doing it again so soon. And for another fantastic coming of age movie! We couldn’t be prouder.

Thank you for supporting I Heart Saoirse through another year, guys. We had so much fun interacting with you on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and on our very own Forum. May 2018 bring you peace, love and happiness. We’ll see you then! ❤

Saoirse and Greta Gerwig cover Deadline

Saoirse and Greta Gerwig are on the cover of this month’s Deadline! We’ve updated our gallery with scans and portraits – thanks to Aurélie, from gal-gadot.us, for sending them our way!

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Saoirse Ronan & “Lady Bird” Nominated at the SAG Awards

Saoirse has received her 2nd Best Actress nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards! The first one was for “Brooklyn” in 2016, and now she’s nominated for Lady Bird. The film received 3 nominations total, which you can see below. For the complete list, visit Varity.

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:
Judi Dench, “Victoria & Abdul”
Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture:
“The Big Sick”
“Get Out”
“Lady Bird”
“Mudbound”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

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Saoirse Ronan to star in Ed Sheeran’s ‘Galway Girl’ Music Video

Musician Ed Sheeran has confirmed that Saoirse Ronan will star in the much anticipated music video for “Galway Girl”, shot in the west of Ireland earlier this week.

Speaking on the Eoghan McDermott Show, the singer talked about filming the video with the Oscar-nominated actress in Salthill earlier this week:

“She’s just a phenomenal talent. It’s kind of weird because I was shooting some of the video myself, there are some points when I’m holding the camera and she just… off screen is normal and just like a cool person then as soon as the camera goes on she just turns… it’s amazing to watch. It was like a really phenomenal thing to watch, I’ve never really seen a young actor or actress that good. She’s really talented.”