Ais­ling O’Mara

Aisling O'Mara

Shane O'Connor

Ais­ling O’Mara is a writer and actor from Dublin. She com­pleted her B.A. in Act­ing at The Lir, Trin­ity Col­lege Dublin.

Writ­ing cred­its include Next Please which she wrote for Bewley’s Café The­atre (nom­i­nated for Best New Play at the Irish Times The­atre Awards 2021/​2022); Noth­ing But a Toerag (Smock Alley, then Bewley’s Café The­atre); 15 Min­utes (Glass Mask The­atre); AGM (24 Hour Plays, Abbey The­atre); Rebel Rebel (co-​written with Rob­bie O’Connor; Fishamble/​ANÚ Productions).

Ais­ling is cur­rently under com­mis­sion with the Abbey The­atre and is devel­op­ing a num­ber of screen projects.

As an actor, she recently appeared at the Abbey The­atre in the world pre­mière of Nancy Har­ris’ Some­where Out There You, directed by Wayne Jor­dan; and The Quare Fel­low, directed by Tom Creed.

Recent screen cred­its include the lead­ing role of Masha in the acclaimed fea­ture film Redemp­tion of a Rogue directed by Philip Doherty and the role of Ais­ling in the TV series The Van­ish­ing Tri­an­gle (Sun­dance Now/​Virgin Media).

Other stage act­ing cred­its include The Rose Tat­too (The Com­plex); Shit (Thi­sis­pop­baby); Tarry Flynn (Livin’ Dred), The Cartographer’s Pen (Ramor The­atre & Town­hall Cavan); Noth­ing But a Toerag, The First Pegeen, Con­trac­tions (Bewley’s Café́ The­atre); In Our Veins, We Can’t Have Mon­keys in the House (The Abbey The­atre); Sun­der, Rebel Rebel, Jack Duggan’s War (ANÚ); Fierce Notions (Ill-​Advised The­atre Com­pany); Jess in Mur­der of Crows (Bit­ter Like A Lemon); and Hos­tel 16 (Smock Alley).

Screen cred­its include the role of Carmel in ITV series Redemp­tion; Sut­ton in the TV series Cold Courage for Lion­s­gate; Sile in Taken Down for RTE; and Kel­lie in Paddy Breathnach’s fea­ture film Rosie play­ing oppo­site Sarah Greene; and Jade Jordan’s short film The Colour Between directed by Dave Tynan.