Jay made his TV debut on 2 August 2011 when he played “Declan Brady”. In the story line Declan arrives with his mother Eileen to stay with his father Brendan Brady, played by Emmett J. Scanlan. Duffy later reprised his role in the show on 6 January 2012. The scenes were filmed in October when Duffy was on school holidays. His father Keith Duffy had expressed his concerns of Duffy becoming a permanent character in the soap as he felt it would affect his sons education. Duffy appeared on The Late Late Show, with his father Keith Duffy, on 13 January 2012.


Jay stars as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet

Cork Opera House together with the renowned Cork based theatre company, Corcadorca, are joining forces this October to present a new production of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays – Romeo and Juliet. Corcadorca’s Romeo and Juliet will present a modern approach and will build on last year’s success of The Winter’s Tale, also presented in collaboration with Cork Opera House. This play embodies the romance and tragedy of life and love and inspires us to question our own destiny. Oct Matinees: 12, 14, 16, 18 & 19 – Find out more


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