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Originally from Monaghan, Aoibhinn graduated with a degree in Theatre Dance from the London Studio Centre. Aoibhinn has appeared on screen in the series regular role of Trish in the award winning drama Love Hate for all four seasons since 2010 and will soon appear in season five of the show (due to air in October 2014 in Ireland) which is directed by David Caffrey, written by Stuart Carolan and produced by Octagon for RTE and now airs on Channel 5 in the UK.
Other recent screen work includes playing the role of Rita in Jimi: All Is By My Side, a Jimi Hendrix biopic directed by John Ridley and starring Hayley Atwell and Imogen Poots, Romantic Road for RTL TV and she recently appeared in the new BBC Drama, Quirke opposite Gabriel Byrne in late 2013.
Her other screen work includes Reema in Wild Decembers directed by Anthony Byrne for Touchpaper TV/RTE and the series regular role of Tara in two seasons of Trivia a new comedy drama for Grand Pictures / RTE which was nominated for several awards at the Monte Carlo TV Festival 2011. Aoibhinn also appeared in the independent feature Seven Songs for Amy which appeared at the Galway Film Fleadh 2012, in Talk It Out with Mark Doherty as part of the Storyland project for RTE, in Chasing Leprechauns for the Hallmark Channel. Most recently she appeared as Bernadette in season two of Moone Boy (SKY) opposite Chris O’Dowd in 2014.
On stage Aoibhinn appeared in an acclaimed performance as Erica in Between Foxrock and a Hard Place, directed by Jimmy Fay, written by Paul Howard and appearing at the Olympia Theatre and in the sell out remount of the same show at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin in 2011. She appeared in Alice in Funderland in 2012 directed by Wayne Jordan at the Abbey theatre Dublin, in Anglo; The Musical at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin in 2013 and most recently in Threepenny Opera, directed by Wayne Jordan at the Gate Theatre. Aoibhinn most recently appeared in a leading role in the film Poison Pen written by Eoin Colfer, creator of the Artemis Fowl series of bestselling novels.