Video – John Connors Powerful IFTA Speech

John Connors

Irish actor John Connors made a powerful speech while accepting an award at the IFTA’s which is making waves both in Ireland and abroad. The actor who also starred in popular crime series Love Hate was collecting an award for the hit film Cardboard Gangsters.

The 2017 tale of a small group of Darndale criminals who attempt to take over the areas drug trade was written by Connors along with director Marc O’Connor.

His speech has even been picked up across the pond by Channel 4 with many praising the proud actors’ passion and honesty about topics such as the travelling community and mental health in Ireland.