Lesley Conroy is an Arts graduate of U.C.C. who also trained at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin.
Lesley received an IFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Eilish Moore in the film version of Eugene’s O’Brien’s Eden and was cast in the Feature Documentary Citizen Lane and The Cured in cinemas.
Other Films include – An Créatúr, Strength and Honour, Angela Mooney Dies Again, The Hideaways and Love Rosie.
Notable TV credits include Aoife O’Neill in Fair City. Detective Sharon Kelly in Mattie staring alongside Pat Shortt (RTÉ), the award winning political drama The Running Mate and Fir Bolg (TG4), School Run (TV3), The Clinic and The Big Bow Wow (RTÉ).
Lesley played Annie in Life’s a Breeze, alongside Fionnula Flanagan and Pat Shortt, directed by Lance Daly. Holy Island. She was nominated for Best Actress in Helen Flanagan’s short film The Drive in the Underwire film festival, London.
Theatre credits include Snake Eaters (The New Theatre, Dublin) Eden (Decadent theatre company), King Lear (Second Age), Top girls (Gallowglass), The Duchess of Malfi and The Spanish Tragedy (Loose Canon) Animal Farm and A Clockwork Orange (Corcadorca).
Her work for the Abbey Theatre includes En Suite, Something’s in the Way, Cúirt an Mheán Oíche and Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire.
She has also appeared in many Irish language productions with Belfast based Theatre Company Aisling Ghéar.
Lesley’s radio work includes the title role in John B. Keane’s “Sive” for RTÉ Radio.
In 2019 Lesley played Breda in Eugene O’Brien’s Eden at Nun’s Island Theatre as part of the Galway International Arts Festival and had to finish a tour of The Mai, which included The Gaiety Theatre, early due to Covid_19.
Lesley was the winner of Scripts Ireland 2020 Writing Competition for her monologue ‘Cleaner’, and also one of Axis Associate Artists 20/21. A recipient of the Screen Ireland and Bow Street Academy Actor as Creator Scheme.
Lesley is currently in prep for a new Channel 5 6 part series.