Eoin O’Sullivan

A Kerry native, Eoin has been living and working in Dublin for over 20 years, and acting professionally on stage, screen, and behind the microphone since 2016.

Eoin’s latest screen credits include the role of housing inspector Brian Goode on TV soap Fair City, and as Ray in Hillwalkers, an Irish independent horror feature film. Hillwalkers is now streaming on Amazon Prime after a successful festival run, with it’s Irish premiere at Galway Film Fleadh 2021. Other TV & Film credits include award-winning short film Pernicio (IADT), docu-drama The Hunger Times (Tile Media), and feature film Fairytale (FT).

Pernicio (watch online) premiered at Newport Beach film festival, and won awards at several major national & international film festivals including Royal Television Society Awards and Richard Harris International Film Festival. Pernicio made its TV debut on Virgin Media ONE in 2020.

Eoin’s recent Theatre Credits include the one-man show Twenty Minutes from Nowhere which ran for three weeks at Bewley’s Cafe Theatre in 2021, and will continue performances at regional Irish venues in 2022.

Other theatre credits include roles in One Para at The New Theatre, Barney Carey Gets his Wings with Barnstorm Theatre, Dolly at Edinburgh Fringe with Lipzinc Theatre, Tuesdays with Morrie at Smock Alley with Money for the Sun Productions, and Orson Welles Christmas Carol with AboutFACE Theatre.

Eoin also directed It Beats for the Short+Sweet Theatre Festival 2019, which was nominated for multiple awards including best director.

Eoin’s voiceover work includes documentary narration for RTE, radio-drama for NearFM, and radio campaign for AIB.

For additional reels and clips visit: www.vimeo.com/eoinosullivan

Eoin is on Spotlight at www.spotlight.com/0459-1271-9396

 

 

Reviews

 

for “Twenty Minutes from Nowhere
@ Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, November 2021

“A fascinating rumination on suppressed sexuality in a modern rural setting; …an absorbing monologue performed impressively by Eoin O’Sullivan”
“persuasively reminds us that rural life has songs that still need singing”
– Sara Keating, Sunday Business Post

“a heartbreaking portrayal of a courageous descent… Kelly’s piece, aided immeasurably by Eoin O’Sullivan’s tragically restrained playing, gives the audience a lifetime of emotional deprivation and isolation in 45 minutes”
– Emer O’Kelly, Sunday Independent

“By turn fragile, resilient and determined, O’Sullivan’s performance captivates the audience. His nuanced performance captures both the frustration and the tenacity of someone caught between the conflicting needs of a young man for a meaningful relationship and a feeling of obligation to support his parents.’
– Pat Viale, No More Workhorse

 

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“It is a finely detailed performance, unfailingly hitting the right emotional notes. Eoin O’Sullivan’s Mitch is totally believable as the ambitious go-getter in the media world but still connected to deeper values and aware of his failings. “
Paddy McGovern, No More Workhorse – for “Tuesdays with Morrie”

“Eoin O’Sullivan proves marvellous as the bitterly twisted Diarmud, who makes his daily irritations at the world feel uncomfortably recognisable.”
Chris O’Rourke, The Arts Review – for “Intercession: Brighton Court”

“Martina McCormack and Eoin O’Sullivan deliver stellar performances as this dysfunctional duo. McCormack is sharp and menacing, while O’Sullivan’s performance is absolutely heartbreaking at times.”
Julie Renata, London Theatre Reviews – for “Pheromone”

“O’Sullivan really immerses himself in the role, successfully capturing the child-like innocence. This character is rather out of the ordinary, and O’Sullivan’s characterisation was intriguing.”
Basic Theatre Review – for “Pheromone”

 

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Eoin O’ Sullivan in One Para at The New Theatre

8/02/22

Eoin O’Sullivan plays Adjutant Captain Senan in a new play ONE PARA by Gerard Humphreys. Directed by Anthony Fox, the play opens on Tuesday 8th Feb at The New Theatre. Running until 19th Feb, this play offers us a dramatic snapshot of the life of one soldier on the events of Bloody Sunday and their aftermath.

For more info see here

Photo: Al Craig

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Eoin O’Sullivan makes debut appearance in Fair City

25/01/22

Our own Eoin O’Sullivan recently featured in Fair City as Housing Inspector Brian Goode. Thursday and Sunday’s episodes are available now to watch back on the RTE Player.
Photo credit: Beta Bajgart

Twenty Minutes From Nowhere

Eoin O’ Sullivan in “Twenty Minutes From Nowhere” at Bewleys Cafe Theatre

10/11/21

Check out one of our newest members Eoin O’Sullivan in this beautiful One Man Show- TWENTY MINUTES FROM NOWHERE at Bewleys Cafe Theatre.
A play about place, loss, loneliness, and the courage to be vulnerable.
Performed by Eoin O’Sullivan. Written and co-directed by Chris Kelly, and produced and co-directed by Martha Fitzgerald.
Mon-Sat at 1pm  until 20th Nov.
Review from NoMoreWorkhorse
“Bewley’s Café Theatre’s long-awaited return to on-stage performances has started with a great lift-off. By turn fragile, resilient and determined, O’Sullivan’s performance captivates the audience. His nuanced performance captures both the frustration and the tenacity of someone caught between the conflicting needs of a young man for a meaningful relationship and a feeling of obligation to support his parents. This first-class production should not be missed.”

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