Monday 22 July 2019

Aoibhin Garrihy: A life in brief

AGE 26

Born Castleknock, Dublin

Education Leaving Cert in Mount Sackville Convent, Chapelizod; Bachelor of Acting Studies from Trinity College

FAMILY parents from Doolin, Co Clare; two younger sisters

Best known as Neasa, the oldest of three girls in the warring Dillon clan on RTÉ's soap Fair City

Big break Getting the Fair City gig in 2010

Proudest moment "Probably the day I got into the course in Trinity – my dad flung me into the air, I'll never forget the excitement!"

Likes "Anything cosy! Fluffy socks, electric blanket, pyjamas. Fine dining and fine wine also (but 'like' might be an understatement . . .)"

Dislikes Arrogance, cold weather

Favourite actors Ryan Gosling, Leo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett and Michelle Williams

film, TV show and play Grease, Downton Abbey and By the Bog of Cats by Marina Carr

Dream role Hester Swane in By the Bog of Cats

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