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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


Mary won ‘Best Actress’ at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2023 for the role of Janet in The Pride of Parnell Street by Sebastian Barry. Directed by Jim Culleton of Fishamble Theatre Company and performed alongside Aidan Kelly.

Mary recently appeared in cinemas playing Sheila in the comedy horror LET THE WRONG ONE IN. It's now available to view on streaming platforms worldwide.

Here's the trailer:

Mary was recently nominated Best Actress at the Dublin International Short Film and Music Awards and The Underground film Awards for her role in the short film A Christmas Matter.

Here's a trailer:

THE LETTERS is now available on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video UK/USA & Tubi / Plex Pro / Box Brazil / Box Brazil Play & Mometu around the world.

She can be heard online in Liffey Lane with the Abbey Theatre's production of Unseen Plays.

Mary appears in numerous episodes of Royals Next Door on RTE1 playing the role of Joey. Here's a trailer:

She can seen performing the role of Ganna in the latest season of Valhalla which has recently been released on Netflix.

After a hugely successful run of Holy Mary by Eoin Colfer at 3Olympia Theatre and the National Opera House Wexford this year, Mary will return to Irish and Stateside audiences alongside Jacinta Sheerin for another run in 2024. 

She is the director of Visions Drama School and Agency in Dublin and during the Covid-19 lockdown she 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.

Notable Roles


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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