Donall O Healai

Donall O Healai
Born and raised in Connemara in the West of Ireland, Dónall Ó Héalaí is the founding director of Celtic Consciousness. A lover and sharer of stories and songs, he is a native Gaelic speaker and a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, where he was awarded Dr. H.H Stewart Literary prize.

He has worked extensively with the National Irish-language television channel, TG4, as well as with the National Irish-language theatre, An Taibhdhearc. He has also taught at The Irish Arts Center in New York City. In 2015 he was presented with Irish Screen America's rising Talent Award for his in performance in film. His acting work on film and television has featured in the Toronto Film Festival and at the Prix Europa television awards.

He is has a passion for the Gaelic language which led to founding the initiative, Celtic Consciousness.

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