Niamh Algar who was born in Mullingar and is one of 20 honourees.
A Westmeath actor is selected as one of the rising stars of the film industry by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Niamh Algar who was born in Mullingar and is one of 20 Breakthrough Brits 2019 honourees - which also includes Dublin art director Chris Cox.
The inititative gives new rising talent access to unique career development and mentoring opportunities
Ms Algar has starred in the film Calm with Horses and TV series The Virtues where she landed a leading role.