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 recent roles in Vikings, Ripper Street and Game of Thrones, as well as the numerous short films including Leap of Faith, which will premier this summer.

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 the 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. The show is to set to perform as part of Galway Theatre Festival from the 19th-22nd of April 2017.

You may recognise Aron’s dulcet tones on TV or Radio as he gets a lot of voice over work, and has been the voice on adverts for The Irish ExaminerBus EireannLidle, 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 CAT Club’s Repertoire Theatre Company’s “Trainspotting” Barnstorm Theatre Company; “The Ice Child”;  Theatre Lovett’s “Which Crazy Cat Are You”; as well as numerous original shows with Galway based Fregoli Theatre Company.