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9 Park Hill Road, Bromley, Kent BR2 0JX
Phone: 07944 992291
13 Herbert Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone: 00 353 16614572
Fax: 00 353 16624575
Mobile: 00 353 863585965
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:28 - 45 years
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Smooth


Laura has been working as a storyline writer for Fair City (RTÉ) this year and her first 16 episodes air from the middle of April to the middle of May 2019. Laura was one of ten selected Irish screenwriters STI/Irish Film Board/BAI initiative 'Big Stories on the small screen' ( where she developed a TV Series and pilot with David Isaacs (Cheers, Frasier, Mad Men). The TV series has been optioned and is in development and she has been signed by Independent Talent. She is also adapting a book for film and is developing several other projects.

Writing Voice Over Short Film Film Web Series Stage Commercial Television Radio Further Credits
2019, Writing, Storyline Writer (S29 & 30), Fair City, RTÉ, Trevor J Colgan/Sharon McGlone
2019, Writing, Co-writer, Raw Justice, Irish/Brazilian co-production, Laura Canavan-Hayes
2018, Writing, Creator and Writer, Trade-off, Grand Pictures, Lisa Mulcahy
2016, Writing, Long form TV drama writing, Big Stories on the small screen, Screen Training Ireland, The Irish Film Board, BAI, Neasa Hardiman
Voice Over
2019, Voice Over, Voiceover artist, Commercial for book 'The Gift of Friends', Moynihan Russell, Tony Russell
2019, Voice Over, Voiceover artist, Commercial for book 'The Narrow Land', Moynihan Russell, Tony Russell
2015, Voice Over, VO Artist, App, Corporate Video and Animation VO's, Origin Digital Creative Agency, Jonathan Kelly
2014, Voice Over, Young girl, NiQuitin radio commercial, Newstalk, Emily Owens
2014, Voice Over, Female VO, AIB SEPA corporate video, AIB, Originate Creative
2013, Voice Over, Female racing goer, LADBROKES GRAND NATIONAL RADIO AD, Newstalk, Emily Owens
2013, Voice Over, Voice over artist, CARO KINSELLA US IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY AD, Newstalk, Emily Owens
2012, Voice Over, Voiceover artist, AUDI, Windmill studios, Dublin
2012, Voice Over, Voice over artist, MOLE SCREENING CLINIC RADIO AD, Q102, Sean Early for Q102 Radio
2012, Voice Over, Voice-over, FAIRY LIQUID TV COMMERCIAL STINGS (Sponsor of Emmerdale), TV3 Dublin, Jill Walshe
2012, Voice Over, Voice over artist, CHILL INSURANCE, Reelgood studios, James Daly - Reelgood studios
2012, Voice Over, Voice over artist, SUNFLOWER DAY RADIO AND TV CAMPAIGN, The Irish Hospice Foundation, Susan O'Hanlon for Moynihan Russell
2012, Voice Over, Female Traveller, FEUDING IN THE TRAVELLER COMMUNITY, TV3 Ireland, Niamh Ni Thuama
2012, Voice Over, Voice of Pickpocket, SECRETS OF IRELAND'S PICKPOCKETS REVEALED, TV3 Ireland, Jill Walshe
2012, Voice Over, Voice of Female shoplifter, CAUGHT REDHANDED - IRELAND'S SHOPLIFTERS, TV3 Ireland, Jill Walshe
2012, Voice Over, Animation Narrator, GABRIEL SCIENTIFIC Pnuema Pure Filter Tech ANIMATION, Reelgood studios, James Daly
2012, Voice Over, Multiple characters, SINBAD MINI-SERIES (1-10) (SKY TV), Sky Television, Egg Post Production, Dublin
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, DEAD MONEY (TV) - Kith & Kin Productions, Pro Media for RTE, Dublin, Killian Fitzgerald - Avatar Audio Post Production
2012, Voice Over, Various European Diageo employees, DIAGEO EUROPEAN CORPORATE VIDEO, Owens DDB for Diageo, Kevin Breathnach, Avondale Studios
2012, Voice Over, Magdalene laundry victim, MEMORY VESSELS: A FEW AMOUNG MANY, Olga Fitzpatrick Creative Art, Olga Fitzpatrick
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Psychologist, NEOLITHIC PATCHWORK QUILT, Constant Motion Pictures, Paul Heary
2015, Short Film, Gypsy, TAROTEL, Snugboro Films, Alessandra Usai
2013, Short Film, Flor, HOW TO BE HAPPY, Filmbase, Fabiano Albuquerque/Max Ramsbottom
2013, Short Film, Rachel (Lead), SHEER MALICE, Red Kremlin Productions, Pat McKenna
2013, Short Film, Sinéad (Lead), DOWN AND OUT IN DUBLIN, Dan Butler
2013, Short Film, Bianca, THE LAST FARE, Vico Films, Siobhan Perry
2012, Short Film, Lady Mary of Birr (LEAD), LADIES OF BIRR, Snugboro films, Alessandra Usai
2012, Short Film, Victoria, LIFE IS A BEACH, Lisa Mulcahy
2012, Short Film, Samantha, WORKING IT OUT, PH Media, Paul Heary
2012, Short Film, Voiceover artist (in French), CHARLES PHILIPPE short film, Timeline Productions, Alan Farrell
2012, Feature Film, Nuala, NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD, Red Piranha Films, Paul Heary & Donal Nugent
2011, Feature Film, Sharon (Inner City female), LIMP, Crooked Creations, Shaun Ryan
2011, Feature Film, Jennifer Duffy, MEMORIUM, Bluebridge Pictures, Dermot Doyle
2010, Feature Film, Laura (Bridesmaid), SHAMOCRACY, Dogmedia Productions, Gary Bermingham
Web Series
2018, Web Series, Writer/Director/Producer, SMAC, Snugboro Film & Ladies Who Punch Productions, Laura Canavan-Hayes
2015, Web Series, Various, THE CASTING COUCH, Ladies Who Punch Productions & Snugoro Films, Laura Canavan-Hayes & Fiona kelly
2015, Stage, Sophie, BLIND DATE, Home You Go Productions, Colette Cullen
2014, Stage, Belle, BEASTS, Home You Go Productions, Colette Cullen
2014, Stage, Dawn, FOREVER, Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival, Colette Cullen
2013, Stage, Sarah, BEDTIME (by Rachel Fehily), Arts Club Dublin, Emer Halpenny
2013, Stage, Beatrice de Winter, REBECCA, Sandyford Little Theatre Company, Moira Walsh
2012, Stage, Ellen, WITHER, Smock Alley Theatre, Tabs Theatre Company, Victoria Fradgley
2011, Stage, Charlotte, SEVEN STORIES (The Complex Smithfield, Dublin), Gaiety performance Theatre Company, David Scott
2011, Stage, Dr. Elizabeth Montagu, GUILT THERAPY (Writer) (Teachers Club Theatre, Dublin), Gaiety performance Theatre Company, David Scott
2011, Stage, Ilean (Moore St. trader), Carmen, END OF THE LINE (co-writer), Greenside, Edinburgh fringe, Coffin Shed Theatre Company, Christian Kotey
2011, Stage, Jenny/Carmen, END OF THE LINE (Writer), Spectrum, Belfast Fringe, Coffin Shed Theatre Company, Laura Canavan
2010, Stage, Ilean (Moore St. trader), Celine Cole (Celebrity), END OF THE LINE (Writer) (Smock Alley Theatre), Gaiety performance Theatre Company, David Scott
2009, Stage, Various, THE LARAMIE PROJECT (The Winterflood Theatre, London), SEDOS, Matthew Prince
2009, Stage, Lead Vocals, SONGS OF NINA SIMONE, Kaleo Nation Productions, Boston, Kundayi Cornelius Musinami
2008, Stage, Mezzo Soprano Soloist and choir vocals, NEW ENGLAND GOSPEL CHOIR, BOSTON, Donnell Patterson
2017, Commercial, Aisling, HSE Alcohol 'Drink Less, Gain More' Online Campaign, BWA\ The Disruption® Company, Rupert Morris
2015, Commercial, Young Mum, ALDI Summer TV Campaign, Butter, Brian Williams
2014, Commercial, Young businesswoman, DAA Cork Airport Campaign, Cawley Nea\TBWA, Sean Breithaupt
2012, Commercial, Young professional woman, CHILDREN'S REFERENDUM COMMERCIAL IRELAND, Antidote production/Chemistry creative agency, Séan Branigan
2012, Commercial, Mother, LORNA BYRNE US Book launch viral campaign, Fegan Films, Alex Fegan
2011, Commercial, Mimi, JOBS.IE MOCKUMENTARY, Simply Zesty, Niall Kiernan
2011, Commercial, Samantha, BIG RED BUTTON, Simply Zesty, Ross O'Neill
2012, Television, Working class girlfriend, SALT & VINEGAR, Snackbox Films, Alex Fegan
2011, Television, Louise, IDIR MNA (TG4 SERIES 3), TG4, TOMAS SEOIGE
2015, Radio, Co-host, WALK IN MY SHOES RADIO (, Walk In my Shoes, Richard Mulcahy (Secret Millionaire 2014)
2015, Radio, Host, Upbeat On Air, Upbeat on Air radio, Liz Sweeney & Shay Byrne (RTÉ)
2014, Radio, Guest Roving Reporter, Upbeat On Air 99.5FM, Upbeat of Air, Shay Byrne (RTE)
2011, Radio, Melanie Wright (gangland reporter), JIM AND CASS, Radio play, Cormac McAdam
Further Credits
2017, Corporate, Presenter and voiceover artist, BAM Ireland Investor presentation and internal media, Fast Forward Productions, Garvan Murphy
2015, Corporate, Executive coach, Leadership & Executive coaching for corporates, 4D Human Being
2015, Corporate, Patient (Nuala Murphy), Medical consultation, Aurion Learning, Mairin Murphy
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Hanna, BLIND DATE, Home You Go Productions, Colette Cullen
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Woman, NIGHT by Pinter, Colette Cullen
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Erica, LET THE MARKET DECIDE, Katy Hayes
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Sharon, WORTH (Ger Gallagher), New Theatre, Dublin, Lisa Mulcahy


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New England, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Belfast, Dublin*, French, Irish-Northern, London, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, French, Gaelic, Italian, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Blues, Contemporary Dance, Gospel Singing*, Jazz Singing*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Piano*
Performance:Audio Books, Comedy, Musical Theatre, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Golf, Horse-riding, Kick Boxing, Pilates, Skiing, Sky-Diving, Tennis, Weight Training, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Director, Improvisation, Writer


Core principles of storytelling, Creating a scene & Investigating characters - Mary Kate O'Flanagan 2018

Big Stories on the small screen 2016 (

McKee - STORY & TV Day - Screenwriting courses - 2015

Accent and Voice training - Brendan Gunn, Rick Lipton 2013 - 2016

Intensive Acting for the Camera, Graham Cantwell, Vinny Murphy, 2010-2016

CSI Acting Studio, Classical Stage Ireland (Andy Hinds), 2011-2012

Gaiety School of Acting, Performance Theatre Company, 2010-2011

GDL Law, BPP College of London, 2006

BA (Mod), Masters in Arts (MA), Trinity College Dublin, 2006