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, actor, author, screenwriter, and arts mentor.
For four years, Domhnall has enjoyed the responsibility of being Assistant Editor at Irish Tatler Man, a title that won Consumer Magazine of the Year ’15/16. Thanks to this role, he interviewed a host of high-profile names such as Tommy Hilfiger, Chris Pine, David Gandy, Jacques Villeneuve and Dynamo.
Woman’s Way, The Gloss, Social & Personal Weddings, Irish Brides Magazine, Positive Life, amongst many others, have published Domhnall’s work. He is currently Assistant Editor for trade magazine Futura and is also a regular contributor to many other media outlets, notably Today FM and TV3’s Ireland AM.
As an actor, Domhnall has collaborated with some of the country’s main theatres companies, markedly the Abbey & Peacock theatres. Screen credits include The Escapist, The Clinic, and The Tudors. He played the role of Liam McGuire in the long-running Bulmer’s campaign and has been appearing as Pádraig in TG4’s award-winning series Ros na Rún for five seasons. He made his presenting début alongside Jennifer Maguire, filming a pilot for a game show.
His first novel, a comedy called Sister Agatha, the World’s Oldest Serial Killer, is due for release in August through Tírgearr Publishing.
As a screenwriter, Domhnall co-wrote the short film, A Clown’s Requiem, which was the recipient of funding from the IFB and premièred at the Galway Film Fleadh. Over the years, he has also developed numerous projects with a variety of production companies including Blinder Films, Tyrone, Screentime Shinawil and The Comedy Unit.
With Co-operation Ireland, a peace-building charity, Domhnall works as an arts mentor. As a result of this work, he met Queen Elizabeth and President Higgins in Belfast in 2012.