Feighan hails Boyle man Paul on Emmy nod


Senator Frank Feighan right, has congratulated fellow Boyle native Paul Young whose animation studio Cartoon Saloon has just been nominated for an Emmy for their Irish children’s TV series, Puffin Rock.

  “This nomination is another recognition of Cartoon Saloon’s huge standing within the industry internationally.

  “Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon is already a twice Academy Award and BAFTA nominated animation studio which was co-founded by Paul Young, who is company CEO.

  “Now, the company’s very successful Puffin Rock series is among the nominations for the International Emmy Kids Awards.

   “I wish Paul and the Cartoon Saloon team the very best of luck at the International Emmy Kids Awards, which will be presented in Cannes in April 2018.”