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Dervla Kirwan

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Dervla Kirwan (born 24 October 1971) is an Irish actress famous for roles in British television shows such as Ballykissangel and Goodnight Sweetheart. She also appeared in the Doctor Who Christmas special episode, "The Next Doctor" and provided the voiceovers for the well-known "this is not just food" television advertising campaign for UK retailer Marks & Spencer. Kirwan was born in Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland. Her father was an insurance broker, and her mother was a language teacher. She is the youngest of three daughters. Dervla is a great grand-daughter of Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll who was a sister of Michael Collins, one of the Irish leaders during the War of Independence. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dervla Kirwan,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 24, 1971 In Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Eureka Street
Latest Project:
Movie The Keeper 2019-03-14
Known For
Poster of Blackout
Poster of The Fuse
Poster of The One Show
Poster of The Flint Street Nativity
Series Eureka Street Aoirghe 2022
Movie The Keeper Clarice Friar 2019-03-14
Series Strangers Megan Harris 2018-09-10
Movie Interlude In Prague Frau Luptak 2017-05-25
Movie Lunacy: The Making of Luna 2015-05-19
Movie Luna Christine 2014-09-26
Series Blackout Alex 2012-07-02
Movie Entity Ruth Peacock 2012-10-24
Series Injustice Jane Travers 2011-06-06
Series Material Girl Davina Bailey 2010-01-14
Series The Silence Maggie 2010-07-12
Series Law & Order UK Unknown 2009-02-23
Series Moving On Laura 2009-05-18
Movie Ondine Maura 2009-09-14
Series The Fuse 2009-07-13
Movie Dress to Impress Laura 2009-05-20
Movie Doctor Who: The Next Doctor Miss Hartigan 2008-12-25
Series True Dare Kiss Phil Tyler 2007-06-28
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series Casanova Casanova's Mother 2005-03-23
Movie The Deputy Terri Leonard 2004-02-23
Series 55 Degrees North Claire Maxwell 2004-07-06
Movie School for Seduction Clare 2004-12-03
Series Agatha Christie's Marple Bundle 2004-12-12
Movie Tetris: From Russia with Love Narrator 2004-09-04
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Series Hearts and Bones Emma Rose 2000-04-30
Series Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) Unknown 2000-03-18
Movie The Greatest Store In The World Mum 1999-01-01
Movie The Flint Street Nativity Angel Gabriel/Jaye Dackers 1999-12-22
Movie With or Without You Rosie Boyd 1999-09-10
Movie The Dark Room Jane 'Jinx' Kingsley 1999-04-02
Movie Father Ted: A Christmassy Ted Assumpta 1996-12-24
Series Father Ted Unknown 1995-04-21
Movie War of the Buttons Adult Marie (Voice) 1994-09-29
Series Shooting Stars Unknown 1993-12-27
Series Goodnight Sweetheart Phoebe Sparrow 1993-11-18
Series A Time to Dance Bernadette 1992-01-12
Movie The Lilac Bus Celia 1990-01-01
Series Troubles Viola 'Neill 1988-05-01
Movie The Fantasist Fiona 1986-08-01