The 'adorable Irishness' of The Bear's Ayo Edebiri

How the award-winning actor has been claimed by the nation as a daughter of Ireland

Ayo Edebiri
Ayo Edebiri hails from the US city of Boston but has referred to Ireland as her 'home nation'
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Emmy-winning actor Ayo Edebiri has been claimed as "Ireland's own", after thanking the Emerald Isle in acceptance speeches as she swept up a host of top prizes. 

While there have been a "disproportionate number of celebrities hailing from the proud nation of Ireland vying for awards this year" – including Cillian Murphy, Barry Keoghan, Paul Mescal, Andrew Scott and Sharon Horgan – "none of them are quite as Irish" as Edebiri, said the AV Club

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