Eileen Byrne has been acting since she was fourteen.
She joined the Meredith School of Acting in Dun Laoghaire when she was a teenager and has been acting with varying degrees of intensity since then. ‘I am too old to remember all the plays I did’ she says.
Highlights of those earlier years were Juno in ‘Juno and the Paycock’, Elizabeth Proctor in ‘The Crucible’, Amanda in ‘Private Lives’, Raymonde in ‘A Flea in Her Ear’, Opal in ‘Everybody Loves Opal’, Elvira in ‘Blithe Spirit’, Hannie in ‘Lovers meeting’.
She played the long suffering mother in the hugely acclaimed Kerrygold TV commercial. Tv and Film work include: ‘ “The Cabin,’ The Clinic’ , ‘Uncle Max’, ‘Rebel Heart’, ‘The Breakfast’, ‘Tam O’ Shanter’, ‘Pictorial Weekly’ ,
The Fear, Grace Harte and Normal People.