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Aisling first appeared on screen as Katie in THE FALL for BBC in 2013 and then as Phoebe Griffin, the young female lead and daughter to Gabriel Byrne, in BBC’s QUIRKE on both BBC One and RTE in early 2014. Aisling was awarded the Irish Film and Television Award for 2015 for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama for her appearance as Katie in season two of THE FALL in 2014. Aisling appeared in the recurring role of Kate in season two of LEGENDS starring Sean Bean for FOX/TNT in 2016 and most recently appeared as co-lead Georgia in CLIQUE for BBC3 in 2017. She has just wrapped filming the leading role of Clare in THE NIGHTINGALE, opposite Sam Clafin and written and directed by Jennifer Kent (The Babadook) which is due for release in 2018.
Aisling appeared as Marie in Ken Loach’s JIMMY’S HALL, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2014 prior to an acclaimed general release and appeared at the Tribeca Film Festival 2015 in New York. She also appeared in two episodes of GAME OF THRONES (HBO) as Lyanna Stark in 2016/17.
In June 2014 Aisling was chosen in Screen Daily UK’s prestigious Stars of Tomorrow 2014 issue alongside actors like Maisie Williams and Eleanor Tomlinson .
Aisling made her professional theatre debut on the Gate stage in Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol in 2009. Since then she has performed at the Gate in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and, for Corcadorca, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the Cork Opera House.
Aisling is a classically trained singer and has obtained a grade 8 with the ABRSM. She made her professional singing debut in Il Trovatore and La Boheme with Opus 1 opera company and went on to sing in the Ellen Kent Opera company’s production of Tosca. She also sang in Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat_(Bill Kenwright Productions) in the Gaiety Theatre. Aisling has reached grade 7 in piano with the ABRSM.
Aisling is fluent in Italian, Spanish and French, with a bachelor degree in French and Spanish from Trinity College Dublin.