Bríd McCarthy

Bríd plays Maggie Brennan in Police drama RED ROCK on TV3.

Previous Film and television appearances include Patsy Gallagher in GLENROE, ENVIRORROR, EAT THE JOYRIDER, THE COLLEEN BAWN directed by Ferdia MacAnna for RTÉ, WAR OF THE BUTTONS (Sandove Productions), FAMILY directed by Michael Winterbottom, REBEL HEART and AGAINST ALL ODDS (BBC). She appeared as Fairy Godmother in critically acclaimed animation series MOONE BOY directed by Chris O’Dowd for Baby Cow Productions. Irish language productions include BOGHAISINI directed by Art Ó Briain, DEICH GCOISCEIM (Zanzibar), CORG AGUS ANAM for Magamedia,  ROS NA RÚN (Tyrone Productions/EO Teilifís) and  4 BHANRIAN (Underground Films).

Other TV work includes STARDUST (Merlin Films), LEGEND directed Charlie McCarthy (Ice Box Films), PROOF directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan for Subotica and THE SAVAGE EYE created by David McSavage for Blinder Films.

Theatre work includes THE SILVER TASSIE, THE WHITE DEVIL directed by Lynne Parker, TEA AND SEX AND SHAKESPEARE directed by Declan Hughes (Rough Magic), A MUGS GAME, LOW IN THE DARK, TINE CHNÁMH, MALLACHTAÍ, BUDDLEIA, (Project Arts Centre), HANG ALL THE HARPERS directed by Pam Brighton (Dubbeljoint), CABERET (Co-Motion), THE ODD COUPLE (Andrews Lane),  CUN NA FARRIAGE SIOS (Amharclann de hÍde), ROSIE AND STARWARS (Calypso), BROWNBREAD and AN TRIAIL (Passion Machine), NATIVE CITY directed by Paul Mercier (Tivoli), AN GRHRÁIN AGUS AN GHRUAIM (Samuel Beckett Centre), LIMBO (Queen of Sheba) and AN TRIAIL directed by Bríd Ó Gallchóir for Aisling Ghéar.

More recently, Bríd was cast in short films MY LIFE FOR IRELAND directed by Kieron J Walsh for Suitable Films and THE CHERISHING directed by Dave Tynan for Warrior Films.