Diarmuid de Faoite is a dramatist from Ennis, County Clare.
He holds a B.Sc. in Botany and a H.Dip in Aquaculture from NUI Galway as well as an MA in Dramatherapy from Roehampton University.
Diarmuid writes and performs across all media in English and Irish as well as facilitating, producing and coaching.
He has performed locally, nationally and internationally, performing at festivals and venues large and small from rooms in pubs to the Barbican in London and beyond.
Favourite plays include ‘Pádraic Ó Conaire’, self authored, directed by Paul Brennan (2016);
‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, by Frank McGuinness, directed by Andrew Flynn (2018);
and ‘The Playboy of The Western World – The Musical’, adapted by self with music by Justin McCarthy (2017).
Diarmuid’s latest feature film work includes ‘Foscadh’ (2021); ‘Arracht’ (2020); ‘Finky’ (2019) and Black 47 (2018). 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)
He is a member of IFTA (writing chapter) as well as ICAT (Creative Arts Therapists) and has received the Duala Award from Clare Arts Office/ITMA (2021), Arts Council Theatre Development Award (2020) and Sparánacht Ealaín na Gaeltachta.