Born and educated in Dublin, Amy is a graduate of UCD and the Dublin Institute of Technology.
She made her first appearance on television in a leading role in both series of the RTE drama On Home Ground while still completing her MA from DIT. Since then Amy has gone on to appear as Bella in both series of Showbands_directed by Ian Fitzgibbon for Parallel Films/RTE but is perhaps best known as the much loved regular character Daisy O’Callaghan in the last six series of _The Clinic produced by Parallel Films for RTE television for which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress IFTA Award in 2009.
On film Amy has recently appeared in A Film With Me In It opposite Dylan Moran and Mark Doherty and directed by Ian Fitzgibbon for Parallel Films. She most recently completed filming the independent feature film Redux directed by P.J.Dillon and appeared as Daisy O’Callaghan in seven seasons of the The Clinic for Parallel Films/RTE1. She more recently appeared in the comedy sketch show Your Bad Self for RTE and in Rewind, a new Irish feature directed by PJ Dillon. She recently completed filming on Three Wise Women a TV feature for Hallmark Channel opposite Fionuala Flanagan. She will soon commence work on Stella Days a new feature film starring Martin Sheen and directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan and due for release in 2011.
Amy is a talented author and her first novel, Hello Heartbreak, was published by Penguin in July 2009, immediately became an Irish bestseller and has been nominated for two Irish Book Awards in 2010, Best Irish Newcomer of the Year and Eason’s Irish Popular Fiction of the Year Award. She is currently working on her second novel.