DOMHNALL O’DONOGHUE

Hailing from Navan, Domhnall is a graduate of the Bachelor in Acting Studies Programme, Trinity College Dublin, later completing a Master’s in Screenwriting at Dún Laoghaire IADT. He now works as a journalist, author and actor.

Tirgearr Publishing released Domhnall’s first novel, Sister Agatha: The World’s Oldest Serial Killer, in late 2016 (“With Sister Agatha, surely he has secured himself as a one to watch in contemporary Irish literature. We loved it” – Woman’s Way, Book of the Week). In 2019, Mercier Press, Ireland’s oldest publishing house, released his second offering, Colin and the Concubine (“Hilarious” – RTE.ie). His latest novel, Crazy For You, was released this spring (“Witty and charming and very, very funny” – The Irish Examiner).

For four years, Domhnall enjoyed the responsibility of being Assistant Editor at Irish Tatler Man, a title that won Consumer Magazine of the Year. Thanks to this exciting role, he interviewed a host of high-profile names such as Tommy Hilfiger, Kevin Spacey, Chris Pine, Jacques Villeneuve, David Gandy and Dynamo.

The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, The Irish Daily Mail, Woman’s Way, The Gloss, Social & Personal Weddings, Irish Wedding Diary, Confetti, Irish Brides, Positive Life and Writing.ie, amongst others, have all published Domhnall’s work. He’s currently Assistant Editor of trade magazine Futura and writes a monthly column for Woman’s Way.

Domhnall has developed a handful of screenwriting projects with production companies such as Blinder, The Comedy Unit, Screentime Shinawil, Tyrone and Firebrand. He co-wrote the short, A Clown’s Requiem, which was the recipient of funding from the IFB and premièred at the Galway Film Fleadh.

As an actor, Domhnall has been appearing as Pádraig in TG4’s award-winning series Ros na Rún for seven seasons. He made his presenting début alongside Jennifer Zamparelli, filming a pilot for a game show.