Killarney woman named in prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30

Killarney woman Jessie Buckley has been named in the prestigious Forbes 2019 30 Under 30.

It’s a list of leading young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders, and includes six other Irish people along with the Kerry actor.

The 29-year-old got her start in the BBC talent series I’d Do Anything in 2008, where participants competed to play Nancy in Oliver on the West End.

Her role in the 2018 critically-acclaimed Beast earned her a 2019 BAFTA nomination for the Rising Star award.