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Pic: Ste Murray

Caitríona has most recently written and performed as part of Performance Corporation's Mo-Cap Experiments at the 2023 Dublin Theatre Festival. She played Maria Callas in Masterclass by Terence McNally at Smock Alley Theatre in the Summer of 2023, directed by Conor Hanratty. In the spring of 2023 she starred in Wáltsáil Abhaile by Antoine Ó Flatharta at Galway's Taibhdhearc Theatre, playing the part of Irish theatre legend Micheál Mac Liammoir. Before that she played Martha Fleischmann in Joyce's Women by Edna O'Brien at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, directed by Conall Morrison, and the parts of Lady Lavery and Sir James Craig in The Treaty by Colin Murphy at the National Concert Hall, Dublin and The Embassy of Ireland in London, directed by Conal Morrisson. Caitríona played 'C' in Emperor101 for Performance Corporation at DTF 2021 directed by Jo Mangan. She performed in Nassim, directed by Nassim Soleimanpour at ProjectArtsCentr in DTF; the title role in Forever Yours Mary-Lou, directed by Laurence Boswell at the UstinovStudio,TheatreRoyal in Bath; The Oak Tree directed by Tijm Crouch at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh; Lippy (Fringe First, Herald Angel), Dead Centre. Other recent theatre work includes Afterplay by Brian Friel for Bealtaine Festival, directed by Jason Byrne, Choreographer Liz Roche’s Interloper, Dublin & National Tour,  Tom & Vera artists’ Desperate Optimists return to the Irish stage for Dublin Theatre Festival 2013, Lippy (Best Production at the 2013 Fringe Festival and Best Production for Irish Times Theatre Awards 2014) & a sell-out tour of Colin Murphy’s Guaranteed for Fishamble (Nominated Best New Play IT Awards 2014), Taking Back Our Voices at the Abbey Theatre in collaboration with Ruhama, the world premiere of Marina Carr’s 16 Possible Glimpses a the Peacock (IT Best Supporting Actress Nomination), Titania/Hermia in A Midsummer’s Night Dream? direacted by Jason Byrne for the Project Theatre, The Sit by Gavin Kostick (Bewley’s Café Award Nomination), The Party, a one-woman show adapted from the Chekhov short story by Caitríona & director Sophie Motley, Arkadina in The Seagull (Nominated for Best Female Performer & Best Production IT Awards), Jesus Has My Mom in There & has Beat Her Up Real Bad by Dee Roycroft for Loose Canon, Susannah Cibber in Joseph O’Connor’s Handel’s Crossing for Fishamble, The Death of Harry Leon for Oroborous.

Among recent TV & film appearances are Janine, Series Regular in Scúp, Series I & II (BBCNI/TG4), Ice-Cream Girls (ITV), Men & Women (Darklight), A Thousand Times Goodnight (Paradox Films), Seachtar na Cásca (Countess Markievicz) (TG4).

Caitríona is an award-winning published children’s author, published with O’Brien Press, Cló Iar-Chonnachta and Cló Mhuigh-Eo. Her first radio play Momento Mori was a 2013 PJ O’Connor award winner and broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 and her second An Chanáil was shortlisted for the PJ O’Connor Award 2014.

For her own production company Little Wolf she conceived and created  Eating Seals & Seagulls’ Eggs for Tiger Fringe 2014 in collaboration with visual artist Adam Gibney (Nominated Best Design).

She is a member of Six-in-the-Attic, an Irish Theatre Institute artist resource sharing initiative.


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