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Shane Connolly


Height: 6’3”

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Green

Playing age: 30-40


Selected Theatre Experience: Foreign Bodies, Pygmalion, Witness for the Prosecution, Aunty Ben, The Metamorphosis

Selected TV Experience: Crimes That Shook Ireland, Ireland’s Dumbest Criminals 

Selected Film Experience: Amigos No more (Lead), How to be Happy (Lead)

Selected Advertisement Experience: On line Cookery Demonstration, GAA Advert 2014, Aer Lingus Advert 2015 


Accents: Irish (native), Regional Irish, Northern Irish, Scottish, Cockney, RP, Mid Atlantic American 

Languages: Intermediate French and Basic Korean


Qualifications and Training

  • Gaiety School of Acting (2011) 
  • Bsc. (Hons) in Commercial Computing, Dundalk IT (2001) 



Ukulele, Guitar, Singing, Swimming, Soccer, Snow   Boarding, Tennis, Horse Riding, Computing, Golf, Poker, Basic Mechanics, Rugby, Crocheting, Full Driving Licence (car and motorcycle)



A Monaghan native, Shane was late to the acting game having spent many years travelling and working as a teacher throughout Asia. Having discovered his passion he has been working steadily since 2011 in Dublin and the UK. A committed, hard working and versatile actor, he has recently been involved with the award winning Aunty Ben, and toured throughout Ireland and the UK with Absolution, a black comedy set in Monaghan.