About Mary


Mary Murray is an Irish film, television and stage actress, best known for The Magdalene Sisters, Love/Hate and Adam & Paul. She is also director of Visions Drama School in her native Dublin.

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Most Recent & Upcoming Projects

Notable Roles


Mary will next appear on stage in Smock Alley Theatre with STRONGER produced by Guna Nua and written by Geoff Power for the Dublin Theatre Festival: 



She recently recorded Liffey Lane for the Abbey Theatre's production of Unseen Plays, directed by Lelia Doolan which will be available online.


She recently performed the role of Ganna in the latest season of Valhalla.

She will appear in cinemas in 2022 playing the role of Sheila in the comedy horror movie LET THE WRONG ONE IN, directed by Conor McMahon.

Mary was most recently seen playing the role of Aline Lambert in the TV mini series Dead Still for RTE and Acorn TV (USA). This has been released in Canada, North America, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand and throughout Europe.

She appeared in cinemas in the animated feature film Two by Two: Overboard.

Mary was delighted to be involved in Home - Part 1, a digital project by the Abbey Theatre in response to the Mother and Baby Homes Report.

Holy Mary by Eoin Colfer will return to the Gaiety Theatre in late October 2021 after it's hugely successful pre-pandemic tour.

She is the director of Visions Drama School and Agency in Dublin and since the Covid-19 lockdown she has reignited her love for singing and established Karaoke in Mary’s Gaf. She also presented four radio shows for The Power of Dreams Show on Dublin South FM on 93.9fm. She is also a member of The Corps Ensemble Theatre Company.

Mary played Janet in seasons 3, 4 and 5 of the hit TV Series Love/Hate for which she was nominated best leading actress and best supporting actress at the IFTAS.

Other notable productions include The Magdalene Sisters, Adam and Paul and Penny Dreadful.

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