Aron Hegarty

Aron is an actor, writer and storyteller based in Dublin. Keen interest in performance has encouraged further insight into to the various methods and means of portraying story.

Aron is a graduate of the full time Bow Street Screen Acting Program for film and he has had roles in Vikings, Ripper Street and Game of Thrones, as well as the numerous short films including Leap of Faith, which premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh in July 2017.

Aron is the founded his own Theatre and Storytelling Company with his sister Sorcha two years ago; Candlelit Tales. You can see him regale audiences with the age old tales with his unique style and charisma, accompanied by live music each month. Aron hosts a bi-monthly Irish Mythology Storytelling night in the Stags Head every second week and Candlelit Tales also perform in The Harbour Bar ever month. For more information on upcoming events, festivals and theatre Performances, see their website:

Aron brought back one of Irelands oldest tales, with music, song shadow puppetry and live choreography, in this modern retelling of; The Shadows of the Tain, performing to sell out houses in Smock Alleys main space last year and as part of Galway Theatre Festival 2017.

You may recognise Aron’s dulcet tones on TV or Radio as he is a very popular voice over artist, and has been the voice on adverts for The Irish ExaminerBus EireannLidl, and Carrols Ham.

As well as creating his own theatre under Candlelit Tales with The Dream of Eithlinn and The Shadows of the Tain premiering last year, his other theatre credits include working with Reality: Check Productions on The Boys, Smock Alley Theatre’s production of The Shaughraun, CAT Club’s Repertoire Theatre Company’s Trainspotting, Barnstorm Theatre Company’s The Ice Child;  Theatre Lovett’s Which Crazy Cat Are You; as well as numerous original shows with Galway based Fregoli Theatre Company.



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The Shaughraun at Smock Alley


Three members of the Frontline team will be treading the boards this week in Smock Alley Theatre’s production of Dion Boucicault’s Irish classic The Shaugraun.

Aron Hegarty plays the unscrupulous Kinchella with Juliette Crosbie and Jack Mullarkey playing brother and sister Robert and Claire Ffolliott.

A comic caper with lots of heart and adventure, The Shaughraun runs from 31st July to 1st September in Smock Alley Theatre. You can grab your tickets right here.

Here’s a look at the trailer for the show.


Frontline at Scene + Heard


Best of luck to all the Frontline actors who are appearing in shows as part of the new work festival Scene + Heard in Smock Alley Theatre at the moment.

Jack Mullarkey, Aron Hegarty, Shane Whisker, Madi O’Carroll and John Morton are all appearing in shows over the course of the three week run. You can check out the full programme here.


Aron Hegarty and Jack Mullarkey appearing in Scene + Heard Festival at Smock Alley Theatre


Scene + Heard Festival runs at Smock Alley Theatre from 14th February- 3rd March.


Dont miss Frontline Clients Aron Hegarty in Buachaill Buí and Catriona and Cathal Cuig, and Jack Mullarkey in Acronumb. 


For more details check out the Scene + Heard Program on the Smock Alley Website.

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