Diarmuid de Faoite

Diarmuid writes and performs across all media in English and Irish as well as directing and facilitating.

Latest theatre work includes ‘Óró’, created by the company for The European Capital of Culture (2020); ‘Nóra’, self-authored (2020); ‘An Bonnán Buí/Song of the Yellow Bittern’ (2020), by Vincent Woods, for an Taibhdhearc and ‘Baoite’ (2019), by Darach Mac Con Iomaire, for The Peacock/ An Taibhdhearc. In collaboration with composer Justin McCarthy, Diarmuid wrote ‘The Playboy of The Western World – The Musical’ for RTÉ radio 1, re-adapting and directing it subsequently for stage.

Diarmuid’s latest feature film work includes the new release ‘Foscadh’ (2021), winner Best First Feature, Galway Film Fleadh; the multi award winning ‘Arracht’ (2020); ‘Finky’ (2019), winner Best Cinematograpy, Galway Film Fleadh, ‘Black 47’ (2018) and ‘Pilgrimage’ (2017).  Diarmuid co-wrote ‘Finky’ with director Dáithí Keane.

For television Diarmuid narrated the award-winning series, An Bhoireann (TG4, 2020) and was nominated for an IFTA for his role in the Corp+Anam series (TG4, 2011-2013)

Diarmuid is a member of the IFTA writing chapter as well as IACAT (Creative Arts Therapists Association) and has received the Duala Award from Clare Arts Office/ITMA (2021), the Arts Council Theatre Development Award (2020) and Sparánacht Ealaín na Gaeltachta.

Diarmuid de Faoite Gallery

DECADENT Appearances

There Are Little Kingdoms poster of Decadent Theatre's adapation of Kevin Barry's acclaimed book of short stories
Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me poster from Decadent's production
Defender of the Faith poster of Stuary Carolan's play
The Lieutenant of Inishmore - Martin McDonagh