Deirdre Monaghan

Deirdre began her career at The Gate Theatre, Dublin and most recently played Mrs Prynne in Hugh Leonard’s Da there.

2014 saw Deirdre in Sick with Crude Mechanics, The Bachelor of Kilkish with BottomDog and Deeds of Deceit and The Art of Wedlock with Speckintime.
Other theatre includes: Ride On, The Legend of Pat McNab, Belfry, Diary of a Town with Livin’ Dred Theatre Company. The Townlands of Brazil, Axis Ballymun and Teatr Polski, Wroclaw. Dancing at Lughnasa at The Library Theatre, Manchester. The Turn of the Screw and Hard Times, Storytellers Theatre Company. The Green Fool, Upstate. Romeo and Juliet for Second Age Theatre Company. Leaving and Winter Came Down, Quare Hawks Theatre Company. Happy Birthday Dear Alice, Red Kettle Theatre Company.
Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice and King Lear at Belfast Opera House. The Rivals, Druid.

Television and Film work includes;Game of Thrones,4 for HBO/ Sky Wild (Oasis Films), The Food Guide to Love (FGTL Productions) , George Gently (BBC), Mrs Custer in BAFTA award winning Custer’s Last Stand-Up (series 1 & 2 BBC), Whistleblower (Fair Street TV Prod) The Clinic (Parallel Films) , Batchelors Walk, Finbars Class (RTE). Eamon (Zanita Films), Turning Green (Curbside/BBC/RTE), No Tears (Little Bird) and Last Mango in Dublin (Espresso).

Deirdres next film appearance will be in Sacrifice, Peter A. Dowlings’ new feature for Subotica.

Deirdre voiced all the females in the Vincent Browne radio show re-enactments of the Moriarty, Mahon/Flood, Barr, Morris, Ferns, Ryan & Murphy tribunals 1997-2009.

Deirdre has worked extensively in radio for RTE, BBC, ABC and with Garrison Keillor in Minnesota Public Radio.

See Deirdre in Game of Thrones HERE

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Deirdre Monaghan at Bewleys Café Theatre


Deirdre Monaghan is currently appearing in “The Importance of Being Honest”- Billie Traynor’s irreverent “what if” play about two of Oscar Wilde’s most loved characters, Cecily and Gwendolyn.
Why not visit Bewleys Café Theatre in their temporary home on the top floor of the Powerscourt centre and check out this charming lunchtime fare, directed by Liam Halligan. Runs until July 25th.
Bookings here


Deirdre Monaghan cast in Sacrifice


We are delighted to announce that Deirdre Monaghan will be joining the cast of Sacrifice in the role of Elspeth Guthrie. The film also stars Rupert Graves, Ian McElhinney and David Robb.

Deeds of Deceit

Deirdre Monaghan in Deeds of Deceit at Dublin Castle


Deeds of Deceit is a new play, commissioned by Dublin Castle and OPW. It is written by Matthew Ralli and will be staged in Chapel Royal of Dublin Castle, 3rd-6th July at 7.30pm. Tickets can be booked here

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