LATEST NEWS 2020
Recent film highlights include:
‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ (2020)
Directed by John Patrick Shanley, Donna’s role is an Air Hostess and she plays opposite John Hamm;
‘Sweetness in the Belly’(2019)
Directed by Zeresenay Mehari, Donna’s role is Grace Ture and she plays opposite Dakota Fanning;
‘The Last Right’ (2019)
Directed by Aoife Crehan, Donna’s role is an Air Hostess and she plays opposite Michiel Huisman and Jim Norton;
Forthcoming TV Dramas include:
The role of Lucy Doyle in ‘The South Westerlies’ (2020); Directed by Declan Recks, Donna plays opposite Eileen Walsh;
Donna also appears in ‘Blood 2’ (2020), ‘Dublin Murders’ (2019) and ‘Cold Courage’ (2019);
FILM / TV 2019
The Last Right (2019)
The Last Right is an Irish comedy-drama and Aoife Crehan’s directorial debut. Winner of the Audience Award at the Cork Film Festival, The Last Right is currently playing in Irish Cinemas. Donna plays the role of an Air Hostess.
Sweetness in the Belly (2019)
Lily Abdal, an orphan of English roots in Ethiopia, escapes as a refugee back to England and aids fellow immigrants and refugees in reuniting with their families. Donna plays Ethiopian immigrant Grace Ture. Sweetness in the Belly premiered at Toronto International Film Festival 2019.
The Dublin Murders (2019)
Crime series based on the novels by Tana French.
Shown on RTE and BBC, Donna plays the role of a Solicitor.
The Story of Water (2019)
Irish Water Documentary that focuses on the critical value of this most precious natural resource and explores the ongoing threats to its future, both globally and in Ireland. Donna narrates this documentary shown on Virgin Media Two.
Directed by Amy-Joyce Hastings, Donna plays the role of ‘Ali’ in this award winning short film exploring the theme of sacrificial love. Donna won a Best Supporting Actor award for her role at the 2018 Dublin Underground Cinema Festival. QED was shown on RTE for the month of November 2019 as part of Shortscreen.
ROYALLY EVER AFTER (2018)
A teacher learns that her boyfriend is actually the prince of a small country called St Ives. Donna plays the role of ‘The Countess’ in this feel good Hallmark romantic comedy. Directed by Lee Friedlander.
IRELAND’S REFUGEE HOTEL (2018)
In March 2017 the first of around 240 Syrian refugees arrived in Ballaghaderreen, a remote town in the west of Ireland. We follow the ups and downs of the asylum process as Ghassan and his family adjust to Ireland but realize they may never see loved ones again. And we discover if the town and the refugees can put any differences they may have behind them and find a shared humanity. Donna narrates this BBC / TV3 documentary.