Pádraic graduated with a BA in Theatre Studies from Trinity College Dublin.
Screen work includes the leading role of Teddy in Ken Loach’s THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY (winner of Palm D’Or, Cannes), George Boyeln in THE TUDORS for Showtime/Working Title/BBC, Shamie in Mark O’Rowe’s feature PERRIER’S BOUNTY directed by Ian Fitzgibbon for Parallel Films, Andy in WHEN HARVEY MET BOB for Element/BBC and the young Sundance in BLACKTHORNE, directed by Matteo Gil for Arcadia Motion Pictures. Other work includes WHAT RICHARD DID, directed by Lenny Abrahamson for Element Pictures, DARKTOUCH, directed by Marina de Van for Element Pictures/Filmgate, THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY for Edward R Pressman Film, PURE MULE (Accomplice/RTE), THE COVER (TG4), THE CLINIC (Parallel/RTE), RAW (RTE/Octagon), LEGEND by Ken Harmon for Igloo FIlms/RTE, SINGLE HANDED (Touchpaper/ITV) and Luther in LUTHER for PBS. He most recently filmed the leading role of Gawain in History Channel’s new series KNIGHTFALL.
On stage, Pádraic’s appearances include Hamlet in HAMLET for Cork Opera House, THE YALTA GAME for the Gate Theatre, THE HOLLOW IN THE SAND for Blue Raincoat, THIS LIME TREE BOWER for The Machine, DOUBT for the Tricycle Theatre, THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN in the West End and on Broadway and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM in the West End, both for Michael Grandage Company.