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Paul O'Mahony

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  • Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer
  • Mrs. Higgans
  • Love and Money


Paul's design's include Major Barbara, The House, Pygmalion, Macbeth, The Seafarer, Fool For Love, Saved, Blue/Orange (The Abbey Theatre), Wuthering Heights, The Vortex, An Enemy of the People, The Little Women, Faith Healer (The Gate Theatre), Breaking Dad, Underneath the Lintel (Landmark Productions), The Talk of the Town (HATCH Theatre Company/Landmark Productions), Love and Money, Further Than the Furthest Thing, Pyrenees, Blood, The Country (HATCH Theatre Company), A Vew From the Bridge (Everyman Playhouse, Liverpool), The Importance of Being Earnest, Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer, Is This About Sex?, Don Carlos (Rough Magic Theatre Company), The Clearig (The Lir), The Girl Who Forgot To Sing Badly (The Ark/Theatre Lovett), Medea (Siren Productions), Pineapple (Calipo Theatre Company), Celebrity (Peer to Peer) Black Milk (Prime Cut Poductions), Benefactors (B*spoke), This is Our Youth, Wedding Day at the Cro-Magnon’s, Roberto Zucco, This is Not a Life, Pale Angel and Self-Accusation (Bedrock Productions), Hades, The Two Houses, The Green Fool, Epic (Upstate Theatre Project)
Dodgems (CoisCéim Dance), Grease (Cork Opera House), Rusalka (Lyric Opera)

Paul trained at the Motley Theatre Design School, London, after graduating from Dun Laoghaire IADT, Co. Dublin, in Fine Art and Production Design, retropectively.

2011 Irish Times Theatre Awards, nomination for best design Pygmalion
2010 Absolute Fringe Festival, nomination for best overall designer Medea
2008 Irish Times Theatre Awards, nomination for best design Don Carlos
2005 Jane Snow Award, nomination 'for showing courage in artistic endeavour' on Urban Ghost; Pale Angel and Self-Accusation