The Gaiety School of Acting was founded in 1986 and has trained many of Ireland’s most prominent actors of stage and screen.
Such actors include Aidan Turner (Poldark), Colin Farrell (The Lobster, Tigerland, Phone Booth), Deirdre O’Kane (Noble, Moone Boy), Charlie Murphy (Peaky Blinders, Happy Valley), Sarah Greene (Dublin Murders, Rosie), Moe Dunford (Rosie, Black 47), Aisling O’Sullivan (The Butcher Boy), Don Wycherley (Bachelor’s Walk), Dawn Bradfield (Dublin Murders), Mark O’Halloran (Dublin Oldschool), David Wilmot (The Guard), Stuart Townsend (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), Karl Shiels (Fair City), Eva Birthistle (Brooklyn), Simone Kirby (Artemis Fowl), PJ Gallagher (Naked Camera), Colin O’Donoghue (Once Upon a Time), Noni Stapleton (Penny Dreadful), Rory Nolan (DruidShakespeare Co), Marcus Lamb (Rebellion, Charlie), Paul Reid (Finding Joy), Ian Lloyd Anderson (Dublin Old School), Liz Fitzgibbon (Normal People), Rebecca Grimes (Fair City), Stefanie Preissner (Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope), Caoimhe O’Malley (Dublin Murders), Clare Monnelly (Moone Boy), Amilia Stewart Clarke (Fair City), Kate Gilmore (Fair City), India Mullen (Red Rock), Jane McGrath (Red Rock), Jack McEvoy (Vikings), Toni O’Rourke (Cardboard Gangsters), Desmond Eastwood (Normal People), Thommas Kane Byrne (Darklands), Aisling Kearns (Darklands).
Graduation Year: 2005
Graduation Year: 2015
Graduation Year: 2008