The Actors’ Room: Maureen O’Connell


In this episode of The Actors’ Room, Lynn Larkin is joined by Maureen O’Connell.

Maureen has a Higher National Diploma in Film Production from Ballyfermot College & a BA in Acting from RADA, London.


Maureen has over 10 years experience as an actor & filmmaker. She has many theatre and tv credits to her name, most notably, ‘Mary’ in Juno & the Paycock alongside Niamh Cusack, and ‘Oonagh’ in BBC 1’s Father Brown alongside Mark Williams and James Fleet.


She has written and directed 3 short films, the most recent of which Proclaim! has just won the Best 1916 Centenary Short Film Award at Fingal Film Festival and Best Script at the Dublin International Short Film & Music Festival.


Maureen also teaches Acting at Filmbase.


Maureen is currently directing her first feature film.



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