The Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) is widely distributed in the North Atlantic, with adults reaching lengths of four to five metres.
Greenland sharks have an extremely slow growth rate of about one centimetre per year, which hinted to researchers that these fish benefit from exceptionally long lifespans.
That was also the day Dunford flew to Berlin for his participation in the Shooting Stars activities, culminating in receiving his award on stage at the Berlinale Palast from Natalie Portman.
In April, on the set of History Channel series Vikings, in which he plays Aethelwulf, he learned that he’d been nominated both as Rising Star and Best Actor at the Irish Film and Television Awards, for his performance in Patrick’s Day.
Her work experience so far has set her up well for the demands of agency life and we're confident she will excel in this fast-paced industry."Nikhita will be supporting the team with a range of PR and marketing tasks, including writing news releases, liaising with journalists, updating social media accounts, and researching and building potential client lists.
She will also be providing support for events, campaigns and promotions.
A month later, he won the latter prize, beating Colin Farrell, Michael Fassbender and his good friend Jack Reynor – another of Ireland’s fast-rising talents.
Their analysis suggests the sharks have an average lifespan of at least 272 years.
Nikhita (22) said: "I am delighted to have been given the opportunity of a three-month paid internship, which will allow me to learn about the industry from a very experienced team and help me to progress in my career towards working in food and drink PR."During her degree Nikhita undertook a work experience placement at local radio station Siren FM, which is where she developed her interest in PR after writing news releases and managing the station's social media profiles at the Lincolnshire Show.
Nikhita's appointment takes the number of staff employed at Shooting Star's offices in Lincoln and Bristol to eight.
It began on his birthday last December, when he received the news that he’d been chosen as one of the ten Shooting Stars, having first been submitted for jury consideration by the Irish Film Board.
On February 6 this year, Patrick’s Day, in which he has the starring role, opened in Ireland, hot on the heels of premieres in his home town of Dungarvan and Dublin.