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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:

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.

Holy Mary by Eoin Colfer will return to the 3Olympia Theatre, Wexford Opera Festival and in 2023 after it's hugely successful pre-pandemic tour.

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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