Ciara has a BA HONS from the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin. She has worked extensively in film, TV & theatre at home and abroad.
She recently starred in Gary Duggan's play SPOTLESS (Nomination for Best Female Performance in the Waterford Green Room Awards), directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks for Rise Productions & Then This Theatre.
She is the voice of Bernie Jean in new Double Z Enterprises animation series FANTASY IRELAND.
Ciara was most recently seen on our screens in the second series of the RTÉ/Acorn TV legal drama STRIKING OUT, in which she returned to her role of Julie O' Brien.
She plays the role of Julia in the short film THE FAMILY WAY directed by Nuno Bernardo currently being shown on Aer Lingus international flights.
Other recent screen credits include the role of Mary in the RTÉ / UK GOLD comedy series BRIDGET AND EAMON, the role of Theresa Tuzzo in feature film I KILL GIANTS starring Zoe Saldana and Madison Wolfe.
BBC credits include DOCTORS, MRS BROWNS BOYS; SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS; and TOMMY CARRS LOUNGE.
Ciara would be known to Irish audiences for her role as Yvonne in FAIR CITY (RTE), for which she was nominated for best actress at IFTA & TV Now Awards.
Other film and television includes THE CLINIC (RTE/Parallel Films); FLIGHT OF THE EARLS (Midas/ TG4); SPACEJACKED (Roger Corman Productions US); INSATIABLE (Kirby films); Alien Mission (TG4); LIMBO (Zanzibar films/TG4); Dracula (TG4).
Some of Ciara’s theatre credits include DANCING AT LUGHNASA (Library Theatre, Manchester); ORPHEUS (ATC London); HOW NOW MRS BROWN COW (UK & Irish Arena Tour). For The Abbey Theatre - BIG LOVE; PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD (US & Irish Tour); THE SECRET FALL OF CONSTANCE WILDE (Irish tour, The Barbican London, State Theatre Melbourne). Several shows with Blue Raincoat Theatre Company,Theatre Upstairs, Loose Cannon and many more.
An accomplished voice over artist, Ciara has worked on many radio and TV campaigns as well as in radio drama and animation.
Ciara has bases in Dublin and London.