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SUCCESSFUL STUDENT CASTINGS

 

Big congrats to Leia Murphy who has been cast in the lead role of 'Dorothy' in The Wizard of Oz which will be staged by Festival Productions over Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019 at the National Concert Hall. 

Also, well done to Alison Whelan, Chloe O'Shea and Erin Donohoe who will be part of the Ensemble.

 

WizardofOz

 

 

Big Congrats to Senan Jennings (8) who was cast in the lead Young Boy role 'The Boy' and Molly McCann (7) who was also cast as 'Mousey' in the feature film 'Vivarium'. The film also stars the Oscar nominated Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, 'Lex Luther' in Justice League) and Imogen Poots (Frank & Lola). Vivarium is a dark sci-fi thriller directed by Lorcan Finnegan (also directed 'Without Name')

Producers: Brendan McCarthy and John McDonnell (Song For A Raggy Boy, Let Us Prey and Oscar nominated Six Shooter). Company: Fantastic Films, Frakas Productions (Belgium), PingPong Films (Denmark)

 

Really well done to Sophie O'Shea (9) who was cast as Featured Girl in a corporate video for Dublin Airport with Glass Eye Productions.

 

Big congrats to Tara Coffey (10) who was cast in the short film Cúl an Tí / The Back Of The House in the role of 'Young Stella'. Directed by Stuart Douglas. Produced by Pull The Trigger Ltd & Nice Shirt Films Ltd

 

 

yoyo Big Congrats to Aidan McCann, Ronan Miller and Seafra O'Rourke who were all cast in voice-over roles in the animated TV series 'YOYO'.

 

They will be voicing the characters of 'Leo', 'Mike' and 'YoHe' respectively.

 

 

 

Big congrats to Lucy Maher who was cast in the TV comedy series 'Drop Dead Weird 2'. 

Lucy reprises her lead supporing role as 'Aisling' in the second series of the hugely popular Drop Dead Weird. She is presently filming her scenes in Australia and Galway. Congrats also to Glen Nee who was cast in the role of 'Ronan'.

Delcan Recks directs on the Irish side and the show also stars Pauline McLynn ('Mrs Doyle' in Father Ted) and David Rawles (Moone Boy).

 

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Massive congratulations to Laura Allen (13) who was cast as 'Lead Bully' in Mark Daly's debut single 'Addicted To The Throne'. Epic Productions. Directed by Chris Cullen

 

 

 

Very well done to Leia Murphy who was cast as the featured girl in a Boots Commercial.

 

Congratulations to Isabelle Downey (9) who was cast as the Featured Girl in an Applegreen online commercial.

 

Big Congrats to Senan Jennings 7 - Maynooth School, who was cast as featured boy in a BOI Commercial & Print Campaign.

 

Very well done to Cian Loughlin & Cormac Gardiner - Leixlip School, who were cast in featured roles for a Credit Union Video.

 

 

Really well done to Aidan McCann - Maynooth School, who was cast as featured boy for a Vodafone Commercial 'Getting To Know You' and Print Campaign

 

Aidan - Vodafone

 

 

Big Congrats to Molly McCann 6 - Maynooth School, who was cast as 'Madison' in Feature Film 'ROSIE', Written by Roddy Doyle, Directed by Paddy Breathnach, starring 'Sarah Greene' and 'Mo Dunford'.

 

Big congrats to Olivia Hool​​lah - Enfield School, who was cast as featured girl for a Corporate Video.

 

Big Congrats to Lola Metcalfe - Maynooth School, who was cast in the voice-over role of 'Peggy The Penguin' for Animated TV Series 'Wissper'.

 

Lola - Wissper

 

 

Congrats to Glen Nee (Actors Lab) who was cast in a voice-over role for an Adoption Authority Video.

 

Congrats to Ethan Farrell, Maitui Beegan Gavin & Aaron Kane who were cast in a short film for Cinemagic.

 

 

Really well done to Rachel Lynch - Maynooth School.. who was cast as featured girl in Beoga's Music Video feat.. Ryan McMullan 'We Don't Have To Run'.

 

 

 

 

Big Congrats to Robyn Wright (Actors Lab) who was cast as featured girl for a Vodafone Commercial (First Gaeltacht) and Print Campaign.

 

Big Congrats to Anna Barnes (Actors Lab Student) who was cast as featured girl for Vodafone Commercials (First Crush) & Print Campaign.

 

Very well done to Oscar Butler - Leixlip School, who was cast in an ESB Commercial & Print Campaign.

 

 

Congrats to Noah W, Fionn S, Kyle F & Daire K on their recent print stills shoot for Smyths catalogue.

 

Noah - SmythsDaire - SmythsKyle - SmythsFionn - Smyths

 

 

 

Very well done to Grainne Browne​ - Actors Lab Student who was cast in the Voice-Over role of 'Moni' for Feature ' Fritzi - A Miraculous Revolutionary Tale'.

 

Congrats to Arianna Noonan 10 - Enfield school - who was cast in a featured role for a Bord Gais Commercial and Print Campaign.

 

Very well done to Mia-Ennis Gorman 6 - Enfield School who was cast in a standby role for Aldi Commercial.

 

Big Congrats to Gomolemo who was cast for 'Bright Sparks' RTE Jnr - Presenter.

 

Big Congrats to Charlotte Cleary cast in Short Film 'First Disco' in the role of 'Maeve'.  Written & Directed by 'Helen O'Reilly'.

 

 


 

 

Massive congratulations to little Molly McCann (6) who has been cast in the role of 'Emma Tate' in the feature film 'Never Grow Old'.  Molly is starring alongside acclaimedHollywood actors.  She is currently in Luxembourg filming for the month of November before heading to West of Ireland for more filming.  Her updates so far are that the weather is cold, she's loving the shops, her trailer, her actress 'mum' and enjoying every minute of being on set!

 

Never Grow Old

 

 

Very delighted for Senan Jennings (7) who has been cast in the role of 'Young Dave Allen' for upcoming BBC Christmas TV Special 'Dave Allen At Peace'.  Senan filmed his role in Belfast and had so much fun on set that he was at a loss when it wrapped!  No doubt he will be back on set soon!  Senan is starring alongside some of Ireland's finest actors 'Aidan Gillen', 'Joanne Crawford', 'Tommy Tiernan', 'Ian McElhinney' and 'Pauline McLynn'!  Big congrats Senan!!

 

Big Congrats to Charlotte Favre d'Echallens who has been cast in the voice-over role of 'Purple Turtle' for new children's TV Animation Series 'Purple Turtle'!  Charlotte is busy recording in West of Ireland and loving every second of it!  

 

Also Big Congrats to Ronan Millar who has been cast in the voice-over role of 'Zing' in 'Purple Turtle'.  Like Charlotte, Ronan is thoroughly enjoying bringing the character of 'Zing' to life!

 

 

Purple Turtle

 

 

There's no stopping Rachel Lynch (9) who has wrapped on two short films!  'Earthly Bonds' (which has it's premiere at the 62nd Cork Film Festival in November) tells the story of Rosie (Rachel) a curious and imaginative eight year old girl who is trying to find the Pleiades system through a telescope.  The telescope was a gift from her late Mother (Sinead O'Riordan) who promised that she would always be looking over Rosie from there.  Her father Padraig 'Peter Coonan', a once playful and creative man descends into alcoholism.  Only through acting together can the two work through their grief!


Rachel has also just wrapped on short film 'Taking Stock' in the role of 'April'. Written and directed by 'Siobhan McMahon' and produced by 'Emma Owen' of Babyjane Productions, it sees a challenged farmer slowly becoming undone protecting his farm.  Big congrats Rachel!

 

Congrats to Arianna Noonan (10) from our Enfield School who was recently cast for Smyths Toy-store - online commercial!  Arianna had lots of fun rocking out like a real popstar showcasing Smyths' new children's microphone!   Well done Arianna, you looked and sounded fab!

 

Big congrats to Evie McNaughton who attends our Leixlip School and recently filmed as 'featured girl' for an Electric Ireland Commercial, on screens from November 2017!  Congrats Evie!!

 

Really well done to 'Mark McKenna' (13) - who attends 'Actors Lab' and recently filmed for Drama Series 'The Virtues'.  Mark had an amazing week in Sheffield where shooting primarily took place.  Channel 4 will air the series in 2019.  Shane Meadows wrote and directed the series, his previous work includes 'This Is England''!

 

Congrats to Evie McNaughton - 'Leixlip School' who filmed recently on short film 'The Tattoo' - Directed by Ian Power.  Evie had an amazing experience and 'The Tattoo' will premiere at this year's Cork Film Festival.

 

Big congrats to Cara O'Rourke, Aoife Deacon, Elbha Sherlock, Leia Murphy & Alison Whelan who have all been cast in 'Festival's Production' of 'Annie' which will be staged over Christmas and New Year at the National Concert Hall.  This promises to be a fantastic show with 'Katherine Lynch' starring as 'Miss Hannigan'.

 

Annie NCH

 

 

 

Very well done to Leia Murphy who was cast in an Online Commercial for Vodafone.

 

Big congrats to Aidan McCann who was cast in the role of 'Finn' - Red Rock - TV Drama.

 

Very well done to Rachel Lynch who was cast in a Commercial for Skoda - fully featured role.

 

Very well done to little Rosie Regan who was cast in a Commercial for Today FM and also to Isabelle Downey who was cast as an extra.

 

Very well done to Ronan Cooney who filmed again for Ireland's Ancient East Commercial 'Bedtime Stories' - Bord Failte.  Ronan was also cast for their upcoming Print Campaign.

 

Big Congrats to Tara Carpenter and Mark McKenna who were cast in a Commercial for 'Sky' and Tara was also cast for their Print Campaign!

 

Congrats to Senan Jennings who was cast for an Online Commercial for 'Elastoplast' - Senan spent 2 days in London filming his scenes and loved every minute of it! 

 

 

Big Congrats to Charlotte Favre d'Echallens who was cast as the main girl Pundit for the Aldi Rugby Panel

 

 

 

Very well done to little Molly McCann who was cast as 'Katie' for a McDonald's Commercial and to Grace and Lyra who were cast as extras.

 

Big Congrats to Mark McKenna who was cast as featured boy for a GAA Commercial.

 

Well done to Sebastian Daly, Ryan Fennelly, Alex Mooney & Jonah Courtney  who were cast for Laya Healthcare Online Commercials.

 

Very well done to Clodagh McCarthy who was cast as featured girl for an Irish Rail Commercial & Print Campaign.

 

Well done to Isobel Kelly, Dylan Hennessy, Ciaran McCarthy, Cormac Gardiner, Megan Maher, Elbha Sherlock, Cian Loughlin, Naomi Sebastine who were cast in a comedy sketch segment for Des Bishops 'This Is Ireland'. 

 

Big congrats to Eve M who was cast in Feature Film 'MUSE'.  Eve filmed her scenes in Dublin, Begium & Spain.

 

Very well done to Leia Murphy who was cast as 'Pouncival' - CATS - Helix - SG Productions.

 

 

Big Congrats to Aisling Louglin who was cast as 'Puddle Girl' for an Avonmore Commercial & Print Campaign.

 

 

 

Well done to Jessica Daly & Elbha Sherlock who were cast in standby roles for 'Littlewoods Christmas TVC 2016'

 

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Big congrats to Lucy Maher (16) who has been cast in an upcoming Drama TV Series 'Drop Dead Weird'.  Lucy has been cast in the role of 'Aisling' and will be busy filming her scenes in AUSTRALIA alongside 'Pauline McLynn' (Father Ted) and 'David Rawles' (Moone Boy). 

 

Big congratulations to Rachel Lynch (8) and Ronan Millar (8) who have been cast in 'Anna Karenina' @ The Abbey Theatre which will run from early December '16 until end of January 2017.  Rachel has been cast in the role of 'Tanya' and Ronan in the role of 'Grisha'.  Written by Leo Tolstoy, adapted for the stage by Marina Carr and directed by Wayne Jordan for the Abbey stage!  

 

Big congrats to Glen Nee (15) who has been very busy filming for Feature Film 'Zoo' in the role of villain 'Vernon'.  This feature film also stars 'Art Parkinson (Games of Throne), Toby Jones (The Girl and The Hunger Games) and Penelope Wilton (Downtown Abbey).  Zoo is due to be released in 2017!  

 

Very well done to Aidan McCann (7) who recently was cast in short film 'Leap of Faith'.  Produced by Johnathon Farrelly and Directed by Dave Thorpe BBC.  Leap of Faith will premier at the Galway Film Festival.

 

Congrats to Jonah (10) & Líla (7) who recently filmed for a non commercial Video promoting tourism in Co. Kerry.

 

Big congrats to Conor Wallace (18) and Cathal Moran (17) who have been cast in feature film 'Seize'.  Conor has been cast in the lead role of 'Michael Jnr' and Cathal in the role of 'Kevin Duffy'.

 

Congrats to the following students who have been cast in Festival's Christmas Production of 'Bugsy Malone' @ National Concert Hall :

Leia Murphy - (Role of Blousey), Aoife Deacon, Elbha Sherlock, Nhuy Plunkett, Sophie Fay, Alex Mooney, Danny Walsh, Sophia Knapp, Roisin Howley, Sophie McLoughlin, Katie Ward, Siobhan Dalayap.

 

 

Congrats to Niamh Barnes who is busy as ever filming with RTE Young Kids Programming.  Niamh is a regular presenter with Swipe TV.  Also congrats to Megan Maher who has also been busy filming with RTE as an interviewer and presenter.  

 

 

Big congrats to Robyn Wright (14) who attends our Actors Lab class and was recently cast in the supporting lead role of ‘Carrie’ – Feature Film ‘Inspector Jury’ for German TV.  Robyn had an amazing time on set and was busy filming for the month of June and July in numerous locations around Ireland.

 

Also big congrats to Sadhbh Jackman (17) – Actors Lab, Dylan Hennessy (10) Enfield School and Alex Mooney (13) Maynooth Tue School who were also cast in Inspector Jury.  Sadhbh was cast in the role of ‘Brindle’s Daughter’, Dylan was cast in the role of ‘Brindle’s Son’ and Alex was cast in the role of ‘Crowley Boy’.

 

Big congrats again to Dylan Hennessy (10) who attends our Enfield School, who was recently cast in a Broadband Commercial for ‘Plusnet’.  Dylan was also cast in their print campaign.

 

Really well done to Sadhbh Jackman (17) who attends the Actors Lab Class and was recently cast in the leading role of ‘Valerie’ in short film ‘Thick As Thieves’ - Young Irish Film Makers

 

Well done to Caleb (7) from our Enfield school who was cast in a Bord Gais Commercial which is re-running this year and also congrats to Nathan Ainscough (8 ) Enfield School who also will see his ad in which he is very featured re-run Aug/Sep 16 – Aldi Back To School

 

Congrats to the following students who were busy filming with RTE Jnr:

Maitiu Beegan Gavin and Ethan Farrell from our Enfield School were busy filming with RTE Jnr at Botanical Gardens

Aidan McCann, Vincent, Jack Finnegan, Shay Cooney and Aidan Dolonese from May Tue & Enfield Schools were busy filming with RTE Jnr in July for various segments which will be broadcast on RTE Jnr over the next few months.

 

 

Congrats to Madison Langan (10) who attends our Leixlip school and was cast for an online commercial for ‘Indeed.com’

 

Well done to Tara Coffey (8 ) who attends our Enfield school and was cast for the most recent ‘RSA’ Commercial for ROI and Cinema

 

Big congrats to Glen Nee (15) who attends the ‘Actors Lab’ and was cast in DIT short film ‘Groundless’, a leading role alongside ‘Aoibheann McGinnity’. ‘Groundless’ won ‘Best First New Short Film’ @ Galway Film Festival 2016.

 

Really well done to Mark McKenna (12) who attends our Thursday class in Maynooth and was cast in an IADT graduation film ‘Mr. I’ in the leading role of ‘Jacob’.


Also congrats to Jeff Buckley (13) and Daragh Finnegan (12) who were also cast in ‘Mr. I’.

 

Well done to Adam McCooey (14) and Ryan Fennelly (13) who attend ‘Actors Lab’ and were cast in a 1916 re-enactment drama piece for ‘An Post’.

 

Big congrats to Elishka Lane (17) who was cast in a leading role for a Cinemagic feature ‘The Musician’.

 

Congrats to Tadhg Moran (15) who attends the ‘Actors Lab’ class for his leading role of ‘Noah’ in Feature Film ‘Spooky Stakeout’.

 

Really well done to Ronan Cooney (8 ) who attends our Enfield school and was cast in a ‘Bord Failte’ Commercial & Print Campaign -  Featured Role. 

 

Congrats to Sophie Meade (17) who attends the ‘Actors Lab’ class and was cast in The Abbey Theatre’s rehearsed reading of ‘Journey To X’.

 

Also congrats to Sebastian Daly (16) who attends the ‘Actors Lab’ class and was cast in The Abbey Theatre’s rehearsed reading of ‘Journey To X’.

 

Really well done to Siobhan Dalayap (12) Maynooth School, Megan Maher (11) and Katie Ward (10) Leixlip School who were cast in ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ @ Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

 

 

Very well done to 20 Brennan Academy and Agency Young Actors (Ryan Fennelly, Sebastian Daly, Charlotte Cleary, Sofia Rooney, Molly Martin, Lee & Dean McPartlin, Charlie Middleton, Zoe Gibb, Dillon Kelly, Peter Quill, Lara Nee, Sophie Meade, Mark McKenna, Ruairi O’Dulaing, Ethan NG, Robyn Wright, Ava Shaw, Amy Ryan & Jamie Mulligan) who were invited to be ‘Movie Reviewers’ as part of Cinemagics International Film Festival Weekend @ Cineworld.  It was a wonderful project allowing our students interested in the field of movie making the opportunity to review a wide range of films. 
The weekend was a hugely enjoyable one and educational, workshop lead by amazing volunteers from Cinemagic guided our students and were very generous with their time and expertise. Due to the wide array of different genres each young actor was witness to different cultural approaches to the art of movie making and this certainly broadened their minds.

 

 

 

 

 

Very well done to the following students who filmed at the National History Museum for RTE:  Danny Walsh, Cian Loughlin, Ciaran McCarthy, Chloe Molloy & Lucy Crilly.

 

 

 

 

Congrats to all the students mentioned below who took part in numerous recordings over the past few months with Swipe TV and had the opportunity to be in studio with many celebrity guests

Sophie Kearney Elbha Sherlock Aoilean Sherlock Eimear Kenny Kayleigh O’Neill Anna Crowe
Roisin Howley Caoimhe Howley Leah O’Sullivan Dervla Nallen Anna Donohoe Grace Murphy
Aisling Harding Emily O’Brien Emily Gorecka Niamh McArthur Zara Owens Emilia Kennedy
Leah Howley Jessica Hearns Naomi Goveran Samantha Tansey Madison Langan  
Caoimhe Mulligan Mia Cassandro
Orlaith Thornton Samantha Tansey Emma Doherty  
Lia Coleman Eva Furlong Nhuy Plunkett Sian Ryan Aoife Dwyer  

 

 

 

*Community Games 2016 COUNTY KILDARE WINNERS*

Huge congrats to each of our BAPA students who took part in the recent County Kildare Talent Competition. Best of luck to the winning acts going on to compete in the All Ireland Community Games Talent Competition this August in Athlone.

 

 

Maynooth U12 Group Singing - Winners

 

 

 

U16 Group Dance - Winners

 

 

 


U12 DANCE 1st PLACE WINNERS AND REPRESENTING KILDARE IN ALL IRELAND:

Aoife Deacon, Megan Maher, Nhuy Plunkett, Teigan Brennan and Niamh Barnes. 


U16 DANCE 1st PLACE WINNERS AND REPRESENTING KILDARE IN ALL IRELAND:

Lauren Condron, Rebecca Webb, Tara Kavanagh, Siobhan Dalayap, Ciara Thomas and Sophia Knapp.

 

U12 DRAMA/COMEDY 1st PLACE WINNERS AND REPRESENTING KILDARE IN ALL IRELAND:

Isobel Kelly, Anna Crowe, Naomi Gorevan, Caoimhe Garvin, Jenna McCarthy and Madison Langan.

 

U12 GROUP SINGING 1st PLACE WINNERS AND REPRESENTING KILDARE IN ALL IRELAND:

Katie Ward, Ella Malone, Sadhbh Buckley, Sophie McLoughlin and Carla Duffy.

 

 

Huge congrats to medal winners on the day - 


Silver Medal in U12 solo singing - Sophia Knapp


Bronze medal U16 Group Dance - Jade Treacy, Dervila Nallen, Rian Nallen, Kayleigh O'Neill and Shauna Mooney.


Bronze Medal U12 Solo Recitation - Madison Langan 


Silver Medal U16 Drama/Comedy - Alex Mooney, Erin Ward, Daniel Devine, Eimear Mooney, Dean McPharlin and Rachel O'Connor. 


Silver Medal  U16 Solo Recitation - Rachel O'Connor

 

 

U12 Group Drama Winners

 

 

 

 

U12 Group Dance Winners

 

 

 

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‘Lidl’ – Commercial
Congrats to Rachel 7 who was cast in the Lidl Christmas Commercial 2015.  Also congrats to Elise and Tara who were cast in standby roles & extras.

 

‘Trocaire’ – Commercial
Congrats to Megan 10 who was cast in leading role for the Christmas Commercial.  Also congrats to Katie 9 who has been cast in the Lent Commercial due to appear on our screens in 2016

 

‘Ulster Bank’ – Commercial
Well done to Ryan 5 who was cast in a Commercial for Ulster Bank.

 

‘Dunnes Stores’ – Commercial
Well done to Evan who featured in the Dunnes Stores Commercial 2014 which was re-run for Christmas 2015.

 

‘Penny Dreadful – TV Drama Series
Big congrats to Sophie 17 who was cast in TV Drama Series ‘Penny Dreadful ‘ – Season 3, in her role of ‘teenage singer’.

 

‘Vikings – TV Drama Series
Big congrats to Caoimhe 10 who was cast in the role of ‘Saxon Girl’ in TV Drama Series ‘Vikings’  – Season 4.

 

‘Gotta Make That Train’ – Musical Theatre
Very well done to Sophie 17 who was cast in the role of ‘Caoimhe’ in Zac Productions ‘Gotta Make That Train’.

 

‘Bord Gais’ -  Commercial

Really well done to Caleb Wilson 5 who was cast in a ‘Bord Gais’ commercial & print campaign.

 

‘Lidl’ – Commercial & Radio

Congrats to Nathan Ainscough 7 who was cast in a ‘Lidl, Back to School’ commercial in a fully featured role for TV & Radio and also to Matthew Quinn 8 who was also cast in the same commercial in an extra role.

 

‘EIR TV’ – Commercial

Very well done to Lewis Cassidy 7 who was cast in an ‘Eir’ commercial for ROI TV.

 

‘True’ – Short Film

Congrats to Tom Kelly 12 who has been cast in the role of ‘Jack’ in an upcoming short film ‘True’.  Produced by SCA.

 

‘Ariston – Commercial

Very well done to Ronan Mulqueen 5 who has been cast in a commercial for ‘Ariston’ for TV in numerous Countries abroad.

 

‘Smyths Toys’ – Commercial 

Well done to Freya Byrne who recently was cast in a commercial for ‘Smyths’.

 

‘Telecommunications’ – Print Campaign

Well done to Ella Hayes 12, Tom Kelly 12 & Ethan NG who were all cast for a ‘Telecommunications’ Print Campaign.  Produced by ‘Assembly’.

 

‘Spookey Stakeout’ – Season 2 – RTE Web Drama

Congrats to Tadhg who resumed his role of ‘Noah’ for Season 2 and also congrats to Evan Colgan 9 who cast as a ‘ghost’!  Produced by Tailored Productions for RTE.

 

‘Mother’ – Short Film

Very well done to Adam McCooey 13 who was cast in the role of ‘Frawley’ in short film ‘Mother’.  Mother is a 1916 Short film that follows a group of volunteers and their activities during the 1916 rising.  Produced by ‘Brick By Stone’ Productions.

 

‘Oaty Bake Biscuits’ – Commercial

Well done to Ailbhe Mooney 6 who was cast in a commercial for ‘Oaty Bake Biscuits’ in a standby and extra role.

 

‘Oliver’ – Theatre

Congrats to the following students below who have been cast in Festival’s Production of ‘Oliver’ @ National Concert Hall:

 

Elbha Sherlock

Chloe O’Shea

Nhuy Plunkett

Rachel Lynch

Jeff Buckley

 

Shibboleth – The Abbey Theatre


Director: Hamish Pirie

BAPA students were privileged to have been part of the ensemble cast of the world premier of ‘Shibboleth’

 

Aoife Deacon

Rachel O'Connor

Daire Costello

Katie Ward

Rioghna O'Callaghan

Sophia Fanning

Megan Maher

Nhuy Plunkett

Sophie Kehir

Bronwyn Cassidy

Sinead Murphy

Anna Donohue

Rosin Howley

Ciara Thomas

Abigail Tennyson

Lewis Cassidy

Lucy Crilly Kayleigh O'Neill

Caoimhe Howley

Sadhbh Buckely

Madison Lanagan

Lauren Donohoe

Aine Lynch

Lara Keegan

Rachel Lynch

Siobhan Dalayap

Ciaran McCarty

Erin Donohoe

Rian Carty

Ella Rose Meade

Sophie Fay

Aoife Dywer

Cian Loughlin

Deirdre Hennessy

Dervila Nallen

Kaylin Taylor

Johnny Griffin

Danny Dwyer

Danny Walsh

Anna Hennessy

Rion Nallen

Mathew Quinn

Elbha Sherlock

Gabriel Cassidy

Aoife PB

Sarah O'Reilly

Orna Nallen

Lucy Quinn

Lavinia Waldron

Elise Muldowney

Caoimhe Shaw

Leah Howley

Fiona Kenny

Naomi Gorevan

Sian Ryan

Niamh Barnes

Anna Shaw

Arianna Noonan

Eimear Kenny

Isobel Kelly

Anna Barnes Emily Gorecka

Ella Malone

Jessica Hearns

Chloe Molloy

Teigan Brennan

Shauna Mooney Tara Mooney Ailbhe Mooney Emily O'Brien Ciara Packenham Barry  

 

 

 

 

RTE CASTINGS

 


RTE – ‘Eco Eye’


Well done to Ethan & Samantha Tansey and Nathan & Lea Ainscough who recorded with RTE in Brittas Bay beach for a new programmed called ‘Eco Eye’.

 

 

 

 

RTE Radio: Congrats to Rachel Lynch who has recorded numerous book reviews with RTE Radio Jnr.

 

 

 

‘Christmas RTE Inserts’ - Well done to the following two families:

Albie, Kiefer, Ewan & Elise Halligan and their parents Colisa and Eoin!

Christopher and Megan Cronin and their mum Susan!

 

 

Congrats to all the students mentioned below who took part in numerous recordings over the past few months with Swipe TV and had the opportunity to be in studio with many celebrity guests. 

 

Zoe Gibb Kirsten McLoughlin Aoife Clifford Holly Farrell Eve Wallace Rachel O'Connor
Ava Shaw Lea Ainscough Iseult Brennan Fiachra Brennan Kate Cox Ella Donnelly
Nhuy Plunkett Amelia Carroll Sian Ryan Ally Mulrooney Sam Mulrooney  
Nathan Ainscough Anna Donohue Alison McMyler Róisín O'Sullivan Carla Duffy  
Orlaith Mooney Anna Tumulty Olivia Cannon Sophie McLoughlin Eddie Mulrooney  
Caoimhe Kavanagh Robyn Wright Siobhan Dalayap Danny Walsh Hazel Strickland  

 

 

RTE Swipe ‘Cook Off’


Adjudicator – Charlotte Cleary
Contestants  – Rachel O’Connor, Lavinia Waldron, Charlie Middleton (pictured below)

 

 

 

 

Congrats to both Niamh Barnes & Charlie Middleton who are regular RTE Swipe contributors

(Brain Box Panel, Photo Shoots)

 

 

Niamh Barnes - RTE Swipe

 

Charlotte Middleton - RTE Swipe

 

 

 

 

Well done to the following students who recorded with RTE recently for numerous segments ‘Dance, Yoga & Fitness strands’! 

 

Aidan McCann

Emily Nolan

Robyn McCahey

Ronan Mulqueen

Ailbhe Mooney

Lilly Anna Cranny

Jade O’Toole

Saoirse Reidy

Tia Monnelly

Lewis Cassidy

Padraig Lavin

Caleb Wilson

Alannah Browne

Iseult Purcell

Nathan Ainscough

Megan Cronin

Faye Dunlop

Cillian Nolan

Jamie Byrne

Sophie O’Shea

Annabell Murphy

Maitiu Beegan Gavin

Isabelle Downey

Albie Halligan

Rachel Lynch

Joseph McNulty

Kiefer Halligan

Rory O’Neill

Tara Carpenter

Isha Dunne

Isabelle O’Sullivan

Sofiia Zhilokova

Aoibhinn Doyle

Lucy Nolan

Aoife Neville

 

 

RTE Jnr – Robyn, Emily, Ailbhe, Aidan & Ronan

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY GAMES 2015

 

Enfield All Ireland Drama Winners 

Maynooth All Ireland Dance – 2nd Place
Maynooth All Ireland Group Singing – 4th Place
Leixlip All Ireland Drama – 4th Place

 

 

 

Enfield All Ireland Drama Winners

 

Leixlip All Ireland Drama – 4th Place

 

 

Maynooth All Ireland Group Singing – 4th Place

 

 

 

 

Maynooth All Ireland Dance – 2nd Place

 

 

 

 

 

ALL IRELAND FINAL WINNERS!!

 

Under 16’s Drama/Comedy Sketch

1st Place Overall Winners

Ciara & Shannon Daly, Kirsten McLoughlin, Ally Mulrooney & Caoimhe Ingram

 

Group Dance

2nd Place

Lauren Condron, Rebecca Webb, Siobhan Dalayap, Tara Kavanagh, Sophia Knapp & Ciara Thomas

 

Under 14’s Drama/Comedy Sketch

4th Place

Lauren & Avril Grimes, Fiona Quirke, Niamh McArthur, Jenna McCarthy & Emma Moloney

 

Group Singing

4th Place

Sophie Kehir, Erin & Katie Ward, Sophie Clarke & Grace Brennan

 

Solo Recitation

4th Place

Eimear Mooney

 

Meath & Kildare County Final – OVERALL WINNERS IN:-

 

Group Drama/Comedy Sketch – Representing Kildare

Group Drama/Comdey Sketch – Representing Meath

Group Dance – Representing Kildare

Group Singing – Representing Kildare

Solo Recitation – Representing Kildare

Solo Singing – Representing Meath

 

Well done also to each and every one of our students who took part and to the following students who placed @ Meath & Kildare County Finals

 

Jeff Buckly & Cian Loughlin – Joint 2nd – Group Singing

Aoife Deacon, Megan Maher, Elbha Sherlock & Nhuy Plunkett – 4th Group Dance

Leah Doyle & Erin Dunne – 3rd Group Dance – Under 16’s

Conor Dwyer – 3rd Solo Singing – Under 16’s

Lucy Maher – 4th Solo Singing – Under 16’s

Roisin, Caoimhe, Rioghna, Helena & Sinead – 3rd - Culture Corner

Caoimhe S, Abbie, Kathy, Hannah, Caoimhe G & Grace – 4th Culture Corner

Keeley, Alex, Raheem, Deirdre & Rachel – 4th Group Drama

Almha Ryan – 4th Solo Singing

Ciara M, Ciara S & Roisin S – 3rd – Group Singing

Eilish Devine – 3rd – Solo Recitation

Roisin S – 4th – Solo Recitation

Erin Ward – 2nd – Solo Singing

 

 

 

Lidl - Commercial 

 Really well done to Christian Grimes 8 & Joe Muddiman Butler 9 who were both cast in a Lidl Commercial for ROI TV and produced by Red Rage Films

 

Vodafone - Commercial

Big congrats to Glen Nee 13 who has been cast in an upcoming Vodafone Commercial in a very featured role.  Glen had a wonderful 2 day shoot and V/O in studio.  Produced by Sweet Media and Moxie Pictures UK.

 

Abbey Theatre – ‘By The Bog Of Cats’

Really well done again to Eve Maher 8 who has been cast in the role of ‘Josie Swayne’ in the Abbey Theatre's upcoming production of ‘By The Bog Of Cats’.   

 

 Eve Maher

 

 

Short Film – ‘The Way Back’

Delighted to announce that Ella Hayes 11 has been cast in the role of ‘Faye’ in short film ‘The Way Back’.  Ella is preparing to shoot her scenes in Belfast.  Starring ‘Daisy Haggard’ and produced by ‘CauseASceneFilms’.

 

Aldi – Commercial

Big congrats to Eve Maher 8 and Danny Dwyer 8 who were both cast in an upcoming Summer Aldi Commercial for ROI TV and produced by ‘BUTTER’.

 

Eve Maher Aldi TVC
Danny Dwyer

 

 

Short Film ‘The Hiding’

Really well done to Glen Nee who was cast in the Lead Role in short film ‘The Hiding’.

 

Teenstars – Nationwide Singing Competition

Good luck and well done to Grace Brennan 11 who is through to the Final of ‘Teenstars’.  Also very well done to Ava Flood who made it through to Semi-Finals.

 

Community Games Meath County Final - March 15

Big congrats to our Enfield Drama/Comedy Sketch Group (Kirsten McLoughlin, Caoimhe Ingram, Ciara & Shannon Daly & Megan Jones) who won 1st place at Meath County Final.  Also really well done to Ciara Sinnott who won ‘Solo Singing’.  We wish them lots of luck @ All Ireland Final in August.  Well done to all our students who took part placing 2nd & 3rd in numerous sections.

 

RTE Swipe TV

Congrats to Aoife Deacon (9), Cian Loughlin (9), Lavinia Waldron (10) and Alex Mooney (12) who recorded with RTE’s Swipe TV for a swing dance ‘Head2Head’.  Looking forward to watching on TV!

 

Congratulations

Congrats to all the students mentioned below who took part in numerous recordings over the past few months with Swipe TV and had the opportunity to be in studio with many celebrity guests e.g. ‘Stars of Dance Mums’ Abbey Lee Miller and her dance team ‘Maddie, MacKenzie & Kendall’, We Banjo3, Xfactor’s Melanie McCabe, Authors Sarah Webb & Judi Curtin, winners of ‘Got To Dance’ Duplic8, Irish boy band ‘Hometown’ to name but a few!

 

Alex Mooney Andrew Butler Anna Halvey Anna Shaw Aoibhe Kennedy Aoife Deacon Aoife Dwyer
Avril Grimes Caoimhe Garvin Caoimhe Howley Caoimhe Shaw Charlie Middleton Charlotte Cleary Christina McKeon
Conor Kilbride Darragh Finnegan Danny Walsh Derry Dignam Eilis Devine Eimear Kenny Elbha Sherlock
Eleanor Wall Ella Malone Ella-Rose Meade Ellen Dignam Emilia Kennedy Erin Fealy, Ethan Fitzgerald
Eve Maher Fiona Kenny Fiona Quirke Hannah Habington Isabella Maher Isobel Kelly Jeff Buckley
Jimmy Casey Johnny Griffin Joseph Butler Laragh McCarthy Lauren Condron Lauren Grimes Leah O’Sullivan
Lucy Crilly Meadhbh Jordan Megan Maher Morgan Nhuy Plunkett, Niamh Barnes Orlaith Thornton
Raheem Olatune Rebecca Downey Rebecca Webb Rosie Byrne Roisin Howley Roisin Oxley Sean Fealy
Shauna Fennelly Shauna Maycock Shauna Mooney Sian Ryan Siobhan Dalayap Siofa Rooney Sophia Fanning
Sophie O’Shea Tara Kavanagh Teigan Brennan Troy Meade

 

 

 

Fealy Family
Aoife Shauna
Niamh Barnes

 

RTE – Fair City

Congrats to Martha who is back on our screen playing the role of ‘Charlotte Lynch/Bishop’ in Dublin’s Fair City!

 

Kildare Feis

Very well done to Roisin Howley who won Over All Solo Singing @ Kildare Feis

Roisin Howley

 

 

National Concert Hall – Apr 15

Well done to Raheem 11 who took part in ‘Sister Act’ @ National Concert Hall

 

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‘All Ireland Drama Winners’ @ Community Games

Bigs congrats to our 5 piece Drama Group who won @ All Ireland Final.. Eimear, Philip, Tom, Ella and Keeley.  Well done also to our Tutor and Agent .. Ronnie McCann who wrote and directed the original script alongside tutors Noella & Laura B. 

 

COMMUNITY GAMES CHAMPIONS

 

 

 

‘Spooky Stakeout’

Really well done to Tadhg (13) who was cast in the leading role of ‘Noah’ for a series of short web inserts for RTE, produced by Tailored Films.

 

Short Film ‘In My Fathers Name’

Big Congrats to Tadhg again (13) who has been cast in a leading role in short film ‘In My Fathers Name’ – in pre-production.  Also big congrats to Rory (age 5) who has also been cast and both are really looking forward to their shoot next Spring.

 

Feature Film – ‘Mammal’

Really well done to Caleb (age 5) who was cast in the role of ‘Barry’ and also to Ronan (age 7) who was cast in the role of ‘Aaron’ in Feature Film ‘Mammal’.  Directed by Rebecca Daly (The Other Side Of Sleep).  Starring Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe winning actress Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under, Muriel’s Wedding) & Barry Keoghan (Love/Hate, Trespass Against Us).

 

Dunnes Stores Christmas Commercial 2014

Very well done to Evan (age 8) who was cast alongside Sophie (age 7) for the Dunnes Stores Christmas 2014 Commercial and Nationwide Print Campaign. Loving the pictures of yourselves with yourselves!!

 

 

 

 

Tesco’s Commercial 2014

Big Congrats to little Ailbhe (age 5) who was cast for a Tesco’s Commercial which first aired on national TV in Autumn 2014 and is still running.

 

RTE Jnr

Well done to Tara Mooney, Ailbhe Mooney, Sara Power, Orlaith Thornton, Ciara Thornton & Lauren Browne all who had great fun filming with RTE Jnr for ‘imagination vt segments’. 

 

 

 

 

 

CREDITS - 2014 AND PREVIOUS YEARS

 

'A Dangerous Fortune'

Really well done to Blathnaid who has been cast in the role of 'Rachel for German TV Feature 'A Dangerous Fortune' which was shot in Ireland from September to November 2014. Directed by Christian Schwochow .

 

Photo Shoot for Epsilon

Very well done to Ewan who was cast in a photo shoot for Epsilon

 

Short Film 'Spud'

Really well done to Glen who has been cast in leading child role of ‘Seán’ in Short Film ‘Spud’.

 

Kerrygold Commercial

Congrats to Lewis who was cast in a stand-by / stand-in role for ‘Kerrygold TVC’ airing in USA.

 

Wizard of Oz

Big congrats to Lauren, Rebecca and Raheem who were all cast in the 2014 Christmas Production of ‘Wizard of Oz’ at the National Concert Hall. The show received excellent reviews and our Bapa stars did us proud in the merry ole land of Oz.  

 

Littlewoods Christmas Commercial 2014

Big congrats to Joseph McNulty (7) and Ellen McNulty (5) Maynooth Tuesday School who were cast for the Littlewoods 2014 Christmas Commercial

 

Ripper Street – BBC Drama

Very well done to Glen Nee (13) Maynooth Tuesday School who has been cast in BBC’s Ripper Street

 

 Bank of Ireland - Commercial

Big congrats to Ella Hayes (10) who attends our Maynooth Tuesday School and has been cast in a nationwide commercial and print campaign for Bank of Ireland

 

‘Simba/Smoby Toys’ – Commercial

Very well done to Elyse (9) who attends our Enfield School and has been cast in a commercial for Simba/Smoby Toys

 

Teachers Pet’ – Short Film

Very well done to Ben Sweeney Noonan who attends our Enfield School (age 8) who was cast in a short film ‘Teachers Pet’

 

‘Walk On’ – Short Film

Very well done to Glen Nee (13) who attends our Maynooth Tuesday School and was cast in Lead Role of ‘Tommy’ in Short Film ‘Walk On’

 ALSO

Elyse (9), Kiefer (4), Anna (12) & Albie (3) (attending our Enfield & Leixlip Schools)

Very well done to Elsye, Kiefer, Anna & Albie, all who were cast in supporting lead roles in Short Film ‘Walk On’

 

‘Ceda Ghra’ – Short Film

Congrats to Tadhg (13) who was cast in Lead Role of ‘Donal’ in Short Film ‘Cead Ghra’, produced by Technowolf Films

 

Aldi & AIB – Commercials

Well done to Grace (2) & Leyla (3) who did test shoots for an Aldi Commercial & an AIB Commercial

 

Fair City

Well done to Alan who has been cast in the Regular Role of ‘Eoghan O’Brien’

 

Well done to Noella who was cast as ‘Marianne Jones’

 

Well done to Amilia who has been cast in the Regular Role of ‘Caitlin O’Brien’

 

Well done to Leah who has been cast in the Semi-Regular Role of ‘Louise Doyle’

 

Recent Credits with our Professional Adult Actors

Donal - Lidl Commercial

Leah – Ros Na Run in regular role of Alanna Ní Ruairc for TG4

Amy - Supervalu TVC/Online/Print campaign

Val - Vodafone Print Campaign

Sonya – Dublin Bus TVC

Dylan – VHI TVC

Amilia – McDonalds TVC

 


 

Community Games (Kildare County Final)

1st Place – Group Drama/Comedy Sketch – Ella Hayes, Tom Kelly, Nell Mescal, Philip Hynes, Keeley Geoghegan * will represent Kildare @ All Ireland Final in August

 

1st Place – Solo Recitation – Rachel O’Connor * will represent Kildare @ All Ireland Final in August

 

3rd Place – Solo Recitation – Luke Flanagan

 

3rd Place – Solo Music – Rebecca Webb

 

3rd & 4th Place – Group Dance  - Leixlip & Maynooth Schools


Bug Hunters – RTE

Ben Sweeney Noonan

Tara Mooney

Cian Loughlin

Alana Healy

Carly Palmer

Joseph Richards

 


Fundraising Action Zambia

Well done to all our students who took part in our Annual Shows and Christmas Showcases and to all our parents and their extended family members who all helped raise €2000 for Action Zambia!


 

RTE ‘Woof Wars’

Charlie Barrett & ‘Bonnie’


Supervalu TVC

Pearl & Ruben


RTE Elev8 BFF

 

Niamh McArthur

Eabha Barron & Eabha Fagan

Lisa Filan & Saoirse Jordan

Tom Toolan & Connor Ryan

Ellen Lawlor & David Kane



RTE Science Experiments Elev8

Ryan Fennelly, Colm Barron, Philip Hynes, Ciara Pakenham Barry, Evan Malone, James Bowden, Jeff Buckley, Hannah Byrne, Ruiari O'Dulaing, Ryan Sinnott, Roisin Sinnott, Edward & James Merrill-Dearn, Sarah & Luke Ainscough, Shauna Lynam, Cian Fagan, Odhran Henson, Aisling Beegan




RTE & Happy Endings Production - 'Make A Gift'

Yasmin Callaghan




RTE Teen Week - Two Tude

Laura McCarthy, Karl Lynam, Colette Murtagh, Alison Larkin

 



RTE BFF Quiz- Elev8

Tom Toolan, Connor Ryan

 




Annie NCH

JJ Macabyao

 




Aldi Christmas Commercial

Well done to Katie who was cast in an Aldi Commercial which will run for 8 weeks over the Festive Season

 




‘C&A Stills & Commercial’

Well done to Owen Mulleady who was cast for a C&A Stills & Commercial Shoot.

 



‘Love/Rosie’ - Feature Film
Big Congrats to Tom who attends our Tuesday Class and also Sophie who attends our Thursday Class who have been cast in Love/Rosie.  Love/Rosie is an adaptation of C. Ahern’s Book ‘Where Rainbow Ends’ and the film stars Lily Collins (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Mirror Mirror) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Snow White and the Huntsman) as Rosie and Alex.  Tom has been cast as young ‘Alex’ in flashback scenes and Sophie has been cast as Rosie’s friend in flashback scenes..Also starring Tamsin Egerton,  Suki Waterhouse, Jaime Winstone, & Lily Laight  (LesMis).
 


‘The Canal’ - Feature Film
Really well done to Rosaleen who previously was cast in the role of ‘Sarah Jackson’ for the pilot of ‘The Canal’ and has now been cast in the same role again with filming due to commence in June.
 


‘Bord Gais’ - Commercial
Noella – Well done to our very own Noella who has been cast in ‘Bord Gais’ Commercial.. We will be watching out for you!
 


Tesco Commercial
Well done to Joseph who attends our Tuesday class who has been cast in a ‘Tesco’ Commercial produced by ‘Blinder’.
 


Philianthropy Commercial
Very well done to Rachel who attends our Tuesday Class in Maynooth who has just been cast in an Philianthropy Commercial.. Rachel had a great day on shoot and looking forward to seeing the final edit.
 


IDA Commercial Campaign to be aired in USA
Florence Adebambo
 


Elev8

BFF Quiz – Jodie Grange & Caoimhe Shaw
Book Review with Author ‘Alan Nolan’ – Ryan Fennelly & Cian Fagan



TVC – Re-runs
Irish Life Commercial – Tadhg Moran
Layla Commercial – Adam Cantwell



UPC Commercial
Well done Ross Kavanagh (14) from our Tuesday School who has been cast in the upcoming UPC Commercial & Print Campaign, produced by H2Films.  Also well done to Nathan Carney, Oran Moloney, Eoin Melville, James Bowden & Karl Lynam who were cast as ‘extras’.
 

 

Elev8

Sound Quiz - Lauren Grimes

Sound Quiz - Sophie McCann

BFF Quiz - Ailbhe Harrington & Aisling McCarthy

 

 

Electric Ireland Commercial
Congrats to Ethan Tansey (5) and Eve Maher (6) who have been cast in the ‘Electric Ireland Commercial & Print Campaign’ produced by ‘Sweet Media’
 


Elev8 – Street Party
Leah Doyle, Erin Dunne, Eve Brennan, Ciara Mulleady & Siobhan Ferris
 
Elev8 – BFF Quiz
Florence Adebambo & Fiona Quirke
 
Elev8 – BFF Quiz
Ryan Fennelly & Odhran Henson
 
Elev8 – Street Party
Caoimhe Shaw, Jodie Grange, Katie Byrne, Jennifer Collins & Niamh McArthur
 
Elev8 – Street Party
Lauren Grimes, Fiona Quirke, Florence Adebambo, Aisling McCarthy & Avril Grimes

 


 

Senior Students/Adults (recently cast in)

Game of Throne x 3
Vikings x 2
Fair City x 4
Aldi Commercial x 2 Fully Featured
Meteor Christmas Commercial x 1 Fully Featured
Tom & Vera - Theatre
Ros Na Runa x 1
V/O RTE Elev8 - various programmes
Have No Mouth - Theatre

Meteor x 2 – Commercial

 

Bord Gais Commercial - x 2 Fully Featured
AIB Commercial x 1 - Fully Featured
Reign x 1
King Lear - Abbey Theatre
ROY
Volkswagon Joe

 

Tesco x 1 Commercial
Kilmeaden Cheese - rerun
Anglo - Theatre
An Tioránach Drogallach
An Post Commercial x 1
Impromptu

 

Anglo – Theatre
Actimel – Commercial
National Lottery – Commercial
Fair City x 3 – Drama Series
Run & Jump – Feature Film
Rewrite – Theatre
Elev8 ‘The A – Z of Whatever’  Presenter – TV
Nomadic
Quirke – Drama Series
Mammoth – Corporate
Abbey Theatre
Kilbeggan Whiskey Campaign
VHI – Commercial

 

Also......

Loving Miss Hato (Drama Series)
Vexed (Drama Series)
Fair City (Drama Series)
Ripperstreet (Drama Series)
Titanic (Drama Series)
Love/Hate 3 (Drama Series)
Stirling Productions BBC (various drama series)
Shadow Dancer (Feature Film)
Kilmeaden Cheese TVC
Airtricity TVC
McDonalds TVC
Drink Aware TVC
Vodafone TVC
Jameson TVC
National Dairy Council TVC
Chill.ie TVC
Done Deal TVC
3 Mobile TVC
Barnstorm – Theatre Tour
Viral – Six Nations Cup

 


 

Ella - 'Focus Ireland' Campaign

 

Well done to Ella who has been cast in the upcoming Campaign for ‘Focus Ireland’.  Due to air over the Festive Season and produced by ‘Blinder’.

 


 

Muireann - Renault TVC

 

Very well done to Muireann who was cast in the Renault TVC ‘Change Your Life’ produced by ‘Blinder’

 


 

Daniel and Tom - Oliver

 

Very well done to Daniel and Tom who have been cast in ‘Cameron MacKintosh’s’ production of Oliver, with a West End Cast and Neil Morrissey as ‘Fagan’ we look forward to it’s run in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre for 5 weeks over the festive season. 


 

Littlewoods Christmas Commercial


Very well done to Ewan Halligan (6) from our Enfield School who has been cast in the upcoming Littlewood Christmas Commercial.


 

Short Film - Gunslinger


Really well done to Edward Merrills-Dearn (10) who has been cast in the role of ‘Chico’ in Short Film ‘Gunslinger’ which will begin filming Summer 2012. Gunslinger is written and directed by Cailan O’Connell.

 


Short Film - 'Tit for Tat'

 

Well done Ryan who was cast in role of ‘Justin’ in Short Film ‘Tit for Tat’


 

Danone Commercial


Very well done to Joseph McNulty (5) who has been cast in the new Danone Commercial produced by Sweet Media.

 


 

 

Quinn Healthcare TVC


Congratulations to Adam Cantwell who has been cast in the upcoming Quinn Healthcare Commercial

 


 

'Stalker' - Feature Film

 

Big congrats to Alex Mooney (9) who has been cast in the role of young 'Oliver' in Director Mark O'Connor's third feature length film. 'Stalker' is being produced by TJ O'Grady Peyton (The Tudors, Stella Day's). Filming is currently underway on location in Dublin and Wicklow. It is hoped the film will be ready in time for submission to the Galway Film Fleadh and from there travel to other festivals internationally. It is also the intention of the production team to distribute the film in cinemas and release it on DVD later this year.

 


 

'Blonde' - Short Film

 

Very well done to Elyse Halligan (7) who has been cast in Allyn Quigley's short film 'Blonde' in the role of 'Hannah'. Elyse is due to film early March. Allyn over the last few years saw many of his features receive critical acclaim and awards from Irish Film Board and came second in best feature in the Los Angeles Film festival. We wish Elyse all the best in her role.

 


 

Fair City and Feature Film 'Dark Touch'

 

Big Congrats to Ella Hayes (8) who has been cast in the role of 'Clara Gleeson' for Fair City (due to start recording in March) and also cast in the role of 'Emily' in Feature Film 'Dark Touch' alongside Marcella Plunkett (Stella Days) and Padriac Delaney (Raw, The Wind That Shakes The Barley). It is written and will also be directed by French filmmaker Marina De Van. Element Pictures are producing with Agat Films/Ex Nihilo and Filmgate Films. Ella is due to start recording in Ireland in February and in Sweden in March!.

 


 

Feature Film 'The Canal' Promo

 

Congrats to Rosaleen Byrne who has been cast in the role of 'Sarah Jackson' for the promo of Feature Film 'The Canal' directed by award winning Ivan Kavanagh and produced by Park Films.

 


 

 

Emobile - Sting - TV

 

Congrats to Alex Mooney who has been cast and will fully feature in the upcoming Emobile Sting to be aired on RTE

 


 

 

Littlewoods Christmas TV Commercial

 

Charlie Barrett - Fully Featured

 


 

 

 

Johnson & Johnson Advert /Voice Over

 

Lila & Rachel Toolan

 


 

 

Kidspeak - RTE

 

Insert - Wanderly Wagon

 

Eabha Fagan, Cian Fagan, Aoife Deacon & Olivia Grange

 

Insert - Weston Airport

 

Niall Howard, Gavin Keane & Matthew Gardiner

 

 


 

 

Music Video - Artist Ryan Sherdian

 

Oran Moloney from our Maynooth Tuesday School was recently cast in Ryan Sherdian's latest music video which should be hitting our screen's very soon. Oran had a great day in studio and we can't wait to see the end result!

 


 

 

'Watch Ur Language' - RTE

 

Our Team of 3 students - Nathan Carney, Ali Hobbs and Aine Feeney and a supporting team of 20 more students from Brennan Academy were in RTE last week recording for 'Watch Ur Language' which will be aired in December. They all had a fantastic day out in RTE and should be very proud for bringing home 'the bacon'!

 


 

GAA - Irish Examiner Commercial

 

Well done to Oisin Reade and Jeff Buckley who both attend our Leixlip Class and who were recently cast and fully feature in the latest GAA commercial. Both boys had an amazing time on set and very much enjoyed their experience.

 

 


 

 

Irish Life - Commercial & Print Campaign

 

Very well done to Tadhg Moran (Enfield School) who has just been cast and will be fully featured in the upcoming Irish Life Commercial and also their Print Campaign. Produced by Russell Curran Productions

 


 

 

"Milo'' - Feature

 

Big Congrats to 'Rachel Hynes' from our school in Maynooth who has just been cast in the supporting lead role of 'Caitlin' in the feature 'Milo' produced by 'Samson Films' Directors' Berend & Roel Boorsma.

 


 

 

Two Hearts' Short Film

March 2011

 

Congrats to Sophie Fay from our school in Maynooth who recently turned 4 and has been cast in the shared role of 'Nancy'

Director: Darren Thornton (Frankie, Love is the Drug). Also congrats to Aoife Dwyer from our school in Leixlip & her brother Danny who will also be appearing in this feature.

 


'Blood Wedding' - Project Arts Centre

Eabha MacKenzie

Jenny Dawson

Lara Nee

Erica Blaney

Susanne Moody

Ryan Sinnott

Ross Gibney

Cathal Moran

Ryan Fennelly

Glen Nee

 


Agency - Commercials

 

1 Female - Fully Featured with 'Meteor'

1 Female - Fully Featured with 'An Post'

1 Female - Fully Featured with 'Vodafone'

1 Female - Full Featured with 'TV Licence'

1 Female - Fully Featured with 'Chill.ie'

1 Male - Fully Featured with 'Chill.ie'

 


 

Agency TV/Film

FEB 2011

 

Male Lead - Love/Hate RTE

2 Male Leads - MARU Sterling Productions

Supporting Role - Superhero's (Feature)

1 Male Supporting Role - Sterling Productions

2 Male Leads - Young Europe (Feature)

Fair City - 3 Semi-Regulars

 


 

RTE - The Rumour Room

Danielle Kileen


 

RTE - Class Wars

Zoe & Abbie Mallaghan


 

RTE - Elev8

Friday 21st Jan

 

Conor Dwyer

Shane Hughes


 

The Rumour Room - RTE

Wed 19th Jan

 

Laura McCarthy

Martha Buckley


 

'Who R You Kidding' - RTE - Christmas Special

 

Saibh Downes Banda - Jury Panel


 

The Rumour Room - RTE

Wed 22nd Dec

 

Amy Deacon

Caoimhe O'Brien


 

The Rumour Room - RTE

Tue 21st Dec

 

Fiona Slaughter

Evelyn Hayes

 


Teen Idol 2010

Kildare

Laura McCarthy

Aisling Ginger Quinn

Anna Murnaghan


 

RTE - 'TV License' Commercial

 

Noella Brennan


 

 

Elev8 Street Karaoke RTE

 

Ali Hobbs, Erica & Aaron Blaney, Megan Buggy, Roisin Garcia, Rebecca Ferguson, Ellie Haran, Aisling Barry, Sive Everard, Jenny Dawson


 

 

ESB 'Saving Everywhere' Commercial

 

Ross Gibney


 

'Who Are You Kidding'

 

Congratulations to Saibh Downes Banda who will be appearing on 'Who Are You Kidding' as one of the elite Judges!

To be aired on RTE in September

 


RTE - Kazoo Wrap Party - May 28th

 

Cathal Moran

 


RTE - Kazoo - May 20th

 

Moyah Flanagan & Rachel Carey - our roving reporters were back in town to interview Francesca Simon (Author of the Horrid Henry Books) for Kazoo.

 


RTE Kazoo - Crazy Scientist - April 26th

 

Cathal is back in Kazoo for more crazy scientist experiments!

 


Commercial - Citizen CPR - Laura Brennan

 


Fair City

 

Martha Fitzpatrick - Fair City - Cast in the semi regular role of Charlotte Lynch - 13 yr old lukemia sufferer, filming commenced March 20th and Martha's first appearance will be seen on Fair City Sunday 18th April.

 

 


RTE - ICE - Games Review - 28th April

 

Martha Buckley

 


RTE - ICE - Dilemma Day - 29th April, 6th May & 13th May


Ross Gibney
Emma May
Danny Quirke

 


RTE - Kazoo - April 7th


Cathal Moran - Crazy Scientist

 


Cast in the Irish Feature Film 'OPUS K'


Ross Gibney
Danny Quirke
Tadhg Moran

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RTE - ICE - Thursday 18th March

 

'Breaking Rules'

Cian Moloney

Leann Farrelly

 


RTE - Kazoo

 

Rachel Carey & Moyah Flanagan - roving reporters at the Ark Theatre Temple Bar

 


 

TEEN IDOL (ALL IRELAND FINAL) 2009

 

Congratulations to Martha Fitzpatrick who qualified to represent Co. Kildare in the All Ireland Teen Idol Final held in the Rew Cow Inn. Martha who received a medal, was amazing on the day and certainly did us all proud.

 


 

Eye 2 Eye - RTE (Jul 2009)

 

Tori Cummins-Kennedy

(Pictured with Eoghan Quigg)

   



Ross Gibney, Alex Smyth, Blanaid Neville, Moynihan Cliona & Caoimhe O'Brien, Rebecca Foxe, Marianne Gaubert, Rachel McMahon, Rachel Hynes, Katie Ennis, Ella Ffrench, Amanda Cox, Anna Murnaghan, Aisling Ginger-Quinn, Claire Davin, Emma Molloy

 


'TOAST' RTE THE DEN

Well done to all our students who appeared on 'TOAST' especially Martha, Emma & Karl who were brave enough to be on the team!. It was a real pleasure to bring such a great group of students into RTE, you made it very enjoyable for everyone. You all worked so well together as a team, you definitely did us proud! Big thanks to the parents who accompanied us on the day also!

TOAST QUIZ TEAM


Karl Lynam, Martha Buckley (Captain), Emma Dwyer
 




TOAST AUDIENCE MEMBERS

Cian Maloney, Fiona Slaughter, Hannah Gallagher, Danny Quirke, Leah Doyle, Eve Moody, Emily Killalea, Glen Nee, Alan Bristow, Sile Flood, Catherine Bristow, Fiona Coghlan, Kayleigh Gallagher, Kayleigh Ledwith, Annmarie Howard, Tadhg Moran

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Last Updated 09/08/2018