Fionn Foley
Award-winning writer, composer and performer.

About Fionn Foley


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Fionn is an award-winning actor, writer and composer based in Dublin, Ireland. His critically acclaimed new musical Fierce Notions won the 'Judge's Choice Award' at Dublin Fringe Festival in 2017. Other writing and composing credits include Eamonn (from Menswear) and the award-winning Half Light, which toured nationally this year. Fionn was selected as one of Fishamble Theatre Company's 'Play for Ireland' playwrights this year as well as one of the actor/writers for Dublin Theatre Festival's Home Theatre project. As an actor, Fionn's theatre credits include Light A Penny Candle (Gaiety Theatre, National Tour) Trainspotting (Olympia Theatre), The Harvest (New Theatre), The Messenger (Barnstorm), The Critic (Rough Magic) and the Grimm Tales of Cinderella (Smock Alley). Fionn performs in A Christmas Carol (The Gate Theatre) this winter. Screen credits include Into the Badlands, Vikings, Ros na Rún and the IFTA-nominated EIPIC.

Fionn was selected as one of 2018's Show in A Bag artists by the Irish Theatre Institute, Fishamble and Dublin Fringe Festival. Brendan Galileo for Europe was developed through this process and won both the 'Best Actor' and 'Bewley's Little Gem' awards as well as being nominated for 'Best Actor', 'Best New Play' and 'Best Director' at the Broadway World Ireland Awards.

Fionn is currently participating in the Abbey Works new playwrights programme at the Abbey Theatre.