Actor Denise McCormack: ‘I am a spiritual person. I practise Nichiren Buddhism because the belief is “god” is within us all’

The Love/Hate star on Katie Taylor, her happy Drimnagh childhood and conquering her fear of heights

Denise McCormack. Picture: George Hooker

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Denise McCormack studied theatre, film and television studies in the University of Wales. She won an IFTA for her role as ill-fated Linda in Love/Hate. Other TV shows she has starred in include EastEnders, Kin and Red Rock. She lives in Wicklow with her partner and their two sons. What’s your earliest memory?