DARRAGH GILHOOLY

Darragh is an Irish actor from the North-West of Ireland who lives in Dublin. He is 5′ 9″ (175cm) tall.

Theatre wise Darragh will perform in YELLOWING, a Naming Cows Production at this year’s Scene & Heard Festival. The play will run in Smock Alley’s Boy’s school at 6:45pm on Tuesday, February 20th and Wednesday the 21st.

Darragh stars as one of the lead teens, ‘Jake Bolt’, in the new Sundance Now Original drama series “SANCTUARY – A WITCHES TALE” which has aired on Sundance Now and AMC+, and will air on Irish television later this year. His screen credits also include the supporting role of ‘Ricky’ in the Irish feature film “Ann” directed by Ciaran Creagh which aired on RTE Television recently, the short films “Inside Out” (‘Patrick’) directed by Laura Way, “Monkey Tales” (‘Dara’) directed by Robert Forshaw, and “White Roses” (‘Thomas’) directed by Sean Noonan.

Darragh recently performed twice daily in Clasac Theatre, Clontarf, Dublin 3 in GSA’s “SHAKESPERIENCE”, a 90 minute Shakespeare-Experience designed to help students prepare for their Junior cycle.

Theatre wise Darragh most recently performed in the Gaiety School of Acting’s staging of Shakespeare’s “HAMLET” (for schools) which ran for several weeks in the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. His theatre credits include Mill Productions staging of Shakespeare’s “ROMEO & JULIET” (‘Benvolio’) directed by Geoff O’Keeffe, The Abbey Theatre’s staging of “Portia Coughlan” (‘Gabriel’), “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” (Davey) directed by Maureen White, “A Midsummer’s Nights Dream” (‘Lysander’) directed by Liam Halligan, “What Happened Bridgie Cleary” (‘Mikey’) directed by Paul Brennan, and “Romeo and Juliet” (‘Paris’) directed by Liam Halligan with The Gaiety School of Ireland.

Darragh is a graduate of The Gaiety School of Acting’s two-year professional actor’s training program.

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