Ciarán has trained at the Ecole de Mime Dramatique, London with Corrine Soum and Steve Wasson and at the Saratoga International Theatre Institute, New York with Anne Bogart. He has been a professional actor with Blue Raincoat since 1991 and is a core member of the company. Ciarán has also directed lunchtime theatre productions of Purgatory, The Cat and the Moon, and At The Hawk’s Well by W.B. Yeats. He has appeared in almost every production with Blue Raincoat including the international tours of The Strange Voyage of Donald Crowhurst and Macbeth. Favourite Roles include Scrooge, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice through the looking glass, and Hamlet. He has also appeared in the Abbey Theatre’s production of The Playboy of the Western World, directed by Niall Henry.