'Getting To Know...'

Paul 'Fred' McCloskey, actor, Ros na Rún

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Family, friends, an open fire, and musical instruments.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?


Which living person do you most admire?

Sean Misteal...(David on Ros na Rún ).

Which is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

it's probably...Emm...Ehhh...Indecision...No...Procrastination...No...Emm.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Ryanair flights.

What is your favourite journey?

Tralee to Dingle on a sunny day.

On what occasion do you lie?

Me...? Lie...? Never...!

Which living person do you most despise?

The Donald is too obvious, so no one really.

What or who is the greatest love of your life?

Cheese...and my kids.

When and where were you happiest?

March 12 2020.

Which talent would you most like to have?

To play the piano.

What is your current state of mind?

Amazingly I'm quite calm and optimistic.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Getting this far without being found out.

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what do you think it would be?

Sean Misteal (David on Ros na Rún ).

What is your most treasured possession?

My passport. Can't wait to use it.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

When I'm out of cheese.

What is your favourite occupation?

Chief medical officer.

What is the quality you most like in a man?

Good golfer.

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

Good footballer.

Who are your favourite writers?

Stephen King, Bill Bryson, Domnhall O’Donoghue.

What is your motto?

It's gonna be great!

Paul 'Fred' Mc Closkey plays Vince on TG4's Ros na Rún, now in its 25th series. Ros na Rún is broadcast every Tuesday and Thursday on TG4 at 8.30pm with an omnibus on Sunday at 7.30pm. Ros na Rún is sponsored by XL Ireland.


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