Charlie McCarthy


Tel: +353 (0) 86 8167514, +44 (0) 20 73934400


Address: 54 Fontenoy Street, Broadstone Dublin 7

Film Type: Live Action


Agent: Richard Cook/Jasmine Daines Pilgrem

            The Lisa Richards Agency

            33 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JU

            +44 20 7287 1441





Charlie McCarthy began his directing career in RTE where he directed a wide range of programmes from Glenroe to Nighthawks. Since going freelance he has directed both documentary and drama.  The former has included much-praised portraits of writers Seamus Heaney, John Banville, Edna O’Brien, Hugh Leonard and Colum McCann; the latter has included dramas such as Pure Mule, Single-Handed, Legend, On Home Ground, The Clinic, Raw and Jack Taylor. He wrote and directed the television feature Home For Christmas ( 5 IFTA Nominations, 1 win) and has written a number of prize-winning radio plays.

Grace Harte

2017  TV Mini -Series (3 episodes)


Jack Taylor: In Purgatory

2016  TV Feature Drama


Red Rock

2016 TV Series (4 episodes)


Charlie: Fall

2015 TV Feature Drama


Barney Bunion

 2015 TV Series ( 6 episodes)


Play Next Door

2014  TV Series (3 episodes)


An Crisis

2010-2013 TV Series (12 episodes)


Edna O’Brien- Life, Stories RTE/ICEBOX FILMS

2012 Documentary



 2010-2012 TV Series(6 episodes)



2010 TV Series ( 1 episode)


Colum McCann- Becoming a New Yorker

2010 Documentary


Hugh Leonard -Odd Man In

2010 Documentary


Seamus Heaney-Out of the Marvellous

2009  Feature Documentary


Being John Banville

2008 Documentary


The Clinic

2008-2009 TV Series (4 episodes)


Charlie Haughey-Patronsing the Arts

2007 Documentary



2006  TV Series  (3 episodes)


Pure Mule

2005 TV Series (3 episodes)


Home for Christmas

2002 TV  Feature


On Home Ground

2001-2002 TV Series ( 4 episodes)




Celtic Film Festival- Best Single Documentary


New York International Television Festival Bronze Medal