David Fennelly

Playing Age: 20-30

Height: 5' 10"

Hair: Dark Brown

Eyes: Dark Blue



Theatre credits include ‘The Hellfire Squad’ & ‘This Lime Tree Bower’ (The Project Arts Centre) ‘Advocacy’ (Best Ensemble Fringe ’14), ‘Fishes’ (Stuart Parker Bursary ’14), Mavericks (Theatre Upstairs/ Bewleys Theatre), ’24 hour plays’ (Abbey Theatre) and ‘Seven Jewish Children’ (Abbey Theatre).

David made his screen debut in Nick Hamms ‘Killing Bono’. He has since featured in ‘Game of Thrones’ (HBO), ‘Half Shade’ (UNA Films) ‘What Richard Did’ (Element Pictures) and ‘Sanctuary’ (Venom Productions).

David wrote and performed in the stage play ‘Fishes’ which was awarded the Stuart Parker Bursary in 2014. Fishes was recently made into a short film ‘The Caller’ which premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh and has since been aired on RTE.

David graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting Full Time Acting Course in June 2009.




Game of Thrones Young Baratheon HBO
David Nutter
Half Shade Matthew UNA Films
Nicholas Wackerbarth
What Richard Did Jack Element Pictures
Lenny Abrahamson
Sanctuary Billy Venom Productions
Norah McGettigan
Spectrum Andrew Huston Films
Gary White
Killing Bono Frankie Paramount Pictures
Nick Hamm
Ceart agus Coir-The James Myles Story James Myles TG4/Midas Productions
Colm Bairead
Lo Dan The Gaiety School of Acting
Barry Dowdall


The Hellfire Squad Tadhg McRoth Project Arts Centre / Watergate Theatre
Sarah Baxter
This Lime Tree Bower Joe Project Arts Centre
Eoghan Carrick
Mavericks Ben Theatre Upstairs / Bewleys Theatre
Nick Lee
Advocacy Best Ensemble Fringe '14 David Project Arts Centre
Shaun Dunne / Talking Shop Ensemble
Fishes - Stuart Parker Bursary '14 Larry Smock Alley / Bewleys Theatre
John Morton
Extinct Bernie Theatre Upstairs
Jamie O'Neil
Occasional Shifty Frames Bea Project Arts Centre
Aisling Murray
The Hunt For Red Willie Fardy/LeBlanc Smock Alley Theatre
Maisie Lee
Trainee Thomas Smock Alley
David Fennelly
The Hunter Returns Henry Smock Alley
Liam Halligan
Ann and Barry Marco Talking Shop Ensemble
Oonagh Murphy
The Cat and The Moon The Lame Beggar Dublin Lyric Players
Olivia Pouyanne
The Fire Room Kareem The Project Arts Centre
Patrick Sutton
Miss Julie Drunkard The Project Arts Centre
Michael Barker-Caven
Dublin City Counselling Garda Tom The New Theatre
Neil Watkins
The Cripple of Inishmaan Cripple Billy The Project Arts Centre
David Horan
Red Line Deadline Anto Whiplash
Paul Burke


Derailed Alan I Radio Dir: Fred O'Connor
The Silver Branch Fionn Mac Cumhaill Alive-O Productions Dir: Maisie Lee
Morphine Morgan Danny Crazydog Audio Theatre (CAT) Dir: Roger Gregg
And The Angels Shall Rejoice Hank Crazydog Audio Theatre (CAT) Dir:Roger Gregg


The Gaiety School of Acting Dublin 2 Year Full-time Acting Course
Dublin Youth Theatre Dublin Former Member


Horse Riding, Accents, Stage Combat – IDCA Certified, Mime, Contemporary Dance, Basic Tap, Singing, Guitarist, Boxing, Rock Climbing.

Played for Dublin’s under 18 basketball team and won the All Ireland Championship.

Holds a full clean driver’s licence.

Equity member.

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King Lear on tour!

We’re keepin it in the family with this next project 🙂 Castaway members and ex-Gaiety graduates David Fennelly and Tiernan Kearns are appearing in the Gaiety School of Acting’s production of Shakespeare’s King Lear for schools. Directed by fellow Castaway member Martin Maguire, they kicked off the tour in Athlone last night to a great […]

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EPIC Bloomsday activities

Both Margaret Mc Auliffe and David Fennelly will be performing in a Joyce-themed event this Bloomsday 16th June, they will be doing some readings from Joyce’s emigration-themed work for EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum at CHQ (Custom House Quarter). There is a reading at 11am and there will be another at 3pm, performing a few extracts from Dubliners, […]

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“David Fennelly’s Joe has a sweet innocence”

Following from the hugely successful run in the Project and subsequent tour, Eoin Kilkenny’s production of This Lime Tree Bower is back! The show opens in the Viking Theatre, Clontarf this evening and features Castaway member David Fennelly. Tickets available by texting the number on the webpage attached and then paying on the door. Best of […]

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