Michael Fassbender surprises h...


Michael Fassbender surprises his former school in Killarney

Rebecca Noonan
Rebecca Noonan

05:03 28 Sep 2021

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Actor Michael Fassbender surprised students in his old school in Killarney by showing up to host a drama workshop with Transition Year students.

St. Brendan's College shared photos of the workshop on their social media saying, "transition year students today received a drama workshop from past pupil and Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender. Students greatly enjoyed the workshop."

Fassbender is also encouraging acting talent in his hometown after applying for planning to open an acting school in Killarney. The application received by Kerry County Council requests to open "an acting school" at West End House in the town which is owned by the Fassbender family. The application was submitted by Michael's father Josef Fassbender who previously ran a restaurant and guest house in the location with his wife Adele before retiring in 2009. The actor's parents still live in the Killarney area.

Michael Fassbender and his actress wife Alicia Vikander are based in Lisbon with their new baby.

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