Joan Sheehy | Actor


Joan Sheehy

The First Child


Joan Sheehy is from Granagh, Co. Limerick, and has performed with all the leading Irish theatre companies and toured extensively, both nationally and internationally. Her most recent appearances have been in The Mai for Decadent Theatre Company, Wringer in Bewley’s Café Theatre, Bailegangaire for Livin’ Dred Theatre Company, Sacrifice at Easter for Corcadorca, Big Maggie for Druid, John Gabriel Borkman for the Abbey Theatre and Woman and Scarecrow for Blood in the Alley Theatre Company. She appeared in the Abbey Theatre’s online initiatives, Dear Ireland and Home. Joan has directed some acclaimed productions, most recently, In the Middle of the Fields in Kilmallock, Co. Limerick, #Maura Laverty This Was Your Life with Viking Theatre, Whitby in the Bram Stoker Festival, The Match Box in Galway International Arts Festival, The Colleen Bawn Trials for Limerick City of Culture, Anything But Love in Belltable Arts Centre and Buck Jones and the Body Snatchers in Georgian House, Limerick and Dublin Theatre Festival. Recent film and TV appearances include As Luck Would Have It, An Cailín Ciúin, Harry Wild and End of Sentence.

May 2022