Patrick McDonnell (actor)

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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[1] 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 master's degree in Irish history.[2]

He has played various roles in hit Irish comedy show The Savage Eye, which is written and also co-stars David McSavage.


  • Stephanie Knows Who (1994) (Short)
  • Father Ted (TV series) (1998)
  • Don't Feed the Gondolas (TV series)
  • Separation Anxiety (2002)
  • Stew (TV series) (Various Roles) (2004)
  • Naked Camera (TV series) (Creator) (2005-2007)
  • Comedy Showcase (TV series) (2007)
  • The Savage Eye (Various Roles) (2009–Present)
  • Val Falvey TD (TV series) (2009)
  • Small, Far Away: The World of Father Ted (TV documentary) (2011)
  • Moone Boy


  1. ^ "The comedy don". Irish Times. 2010-01-02. Archived from the original on 2010-01-26. Retrieved 26 January 2010. 
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