Patrick McDonnell (Irish: Pádraig Mac Domhnaill) is an Irish actor and comedian. He has recently starred in the RTÉ hidden camera comedy show Naked Camera and the sketch show Stew. However he is probably best remembered at home and abroad for his role as Eoin McLove in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted.
Patrick McDonnell is a native of Dromiskin, County Louth. He studied in Dundalk CBS and St Patrick's College, Maynooth holding a Masters degree in Irish history.
He has played various roles in hit Irish comedy show The Savage Eye, which is written and also stars David McSavage. The show has just completed[when?] its second series. Patrick is most famous for his role in Father Ted.