Seán T. Ó Meallaigh

Seán is filming THE WATCHERS for Blinding Edge Pictures and soon rehearse THE CROW’S WAY with Moonfish Theatre as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival 2023.

He recently filmed BLACKSHORE for Treasure Entertainment and BBC Studios.

Seán appeared as Oisín in the one-person show MINIMAL HUMAN CONTACT, produced by Aisling Ghéar (Nominee for Best Actor, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2023).

He appears as Sirl in MOONHAVEN on AMC+ and can be seen on film as Nigel O’Connor in GOD’S CREATURES for Sixty-Six Pictures and is also featured in HARRY WILD on Acorn TV.

Recent credits include Macdara in the Irish language feature DOINEANN, RÓISE & FRANK by Rachael Moriarty and Peter Murphy for Macalla and ANN directed by Ciaran Creagh.

Film and television credits include A BETTER YOU for Screen IrelandMONSTER, directed by Tom Sullivan, Prudentius in VIKINGS, created by Michael Hirst for World 2000 & Take 5, and Patrick in the historical documentary drama I AM PATRICK, directed by Jarrod Anderson.

Other screen credits include MAZE, directed by Stephen Burke for Mammoth Films; CHARLIE, directed by Kenny Glenaan for Touchpaper TV; PURSUIT, by Paul Mercier and Tom Morgan in ÉIRÍ AMACH AMÚ with Tile Films. Seán played the part of Pádraig Connolly in the IFTA award-winning drama DOMINION CREEK, directed by Daithi Keane for Abú Media.

Irish language television credits include RÁSAÍ NA GAILLIMHE and NA CLOIGNE, directed by Robert Quinn, Seán Mac Diarmada in 1916: SEACHTAR NA CASCA and 1916: SEACHTAR DEARMADTA (Abú Media), SCÉAL (ROSG), CORP & ANAM (Magamedia), SEACHT (Stirling TV), ÚDAR (Eo Teilfís), AN CRISIS (Wildfire Films), SÍOLBARNEY BUNIONROS NA RÚNAIFRICADHARCA FADA and CRÉ NA CILLE for TG4.

Sean’s previous screen credits include JIMMY’S HALL, directed by Ken Loach for Sixteen Films; Daithi Carrol in the romantic comedy THE CALLBACK QUEEN, directed by Graham Cantwell; KINGS, directed by Tom Collins (Newgrange Pictures); EXECUTION (Black Rock Pictures), A TERRIBLE BEAUTY directed by Keith Farrell for Tile Films, CUSTER’S LAST STAND UP (BBC), PATRICK and FLIGHT OF THE EARLS.

Short film work includes AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES (Treasure Entertainment), LOVE IS A STING (FailSafe Films), VALENTINES DEAD for Blinder Films, THE LONGEST DITCH directed by Hugh Farley, AN DÍOG IS FAIDE and OLIVE directed by Neasa Hardiman. 


Recent theatre credits include THE CHERRY ORCHARD, directed by Garry Hynes for Druid, TÓRAÍACHT (National Tour), adapted and directed by Mikel Murfi for Fíbín and Moonfishes’ critically acclaimed sell-out show STAR OF THE SEA by Joseph O’Connor.

Seán most recently appeared on stage as Michael in COGADH NA SAOIRSE, directed by Philip Doherty for Fibín, performed as part of the GIAF 2021. Other recent theatre credits include REDEMPTION FALLS and STAR OF THE SEA with Moonfish and TÓRAÍOCHT, directed by Mikel Murfi.

Previous stage appearances include TRIGGER MARTIN, directed by Veronica Coburn, DRADIN IN LOVE with Tribe Theatre, and SÉTANTA for Fibín. THE GLASS MENAGERIEMEASURE FOR MEASURE, WAITING FOR GODOT and BLOOD WEDDING, all directed by Max Hafler. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at Blenheim Palace (Oxfordshire), PHILADELPHIA HERE I COME directed by Andrew Flynn (GIAF), AN TSEANBHRÓG (Project Arts Centre), THE FROG PRINCE (Black Box), AN CEARRBHACH MAC CÁBA directed by Darach Mac Con Iomaire for Fíbín, TINE CHNÁMH (An Taibhdhearc) and PLASTICINE at Southwark Playhouse.

Writing/directing work includes two short films for TG4 – EOINÍN and AN CHÚIRT, and a 1-hour documentary, BREITH AGUS BÁS, about his family’s connection to events in the Irish Civil War.