Film, Faith and Music
Michael Aherne, who plays The Commitments’ pianist Steven Clifford, was an employee for the Dublin Corporation and took a three-month leave of absence to make the film.
He is currently head of the transport development at the National Transport Authority as well as working for Spirit Radio and doing gigs with The Commitments.
In this interview with Conor Deane, he talks about films, faith and music. He discusses how he got the part in the Commitments and how he feels like it was divine providence.