Maurice Sweeney



Tel: +353 (0)86 8182429

Address: 90 Old Cabra Road, Dublin 7, Ireland

Film Type: Live Action




For the last ten years, Maurice has been regarded as one of Ireland’s leading documentary filmmakers. Having worked on diverse films from drama documentaries Cromwell In Ireland to creative portraits of Irish writer Flann O Brien and crime writer John Connolly, Maurice has just finished his first major drama feature, Saving The Titanic, to wide critical acclaim. The film has been sold throughout the world, including America, Canada and Britain with Channel 4.


In 2010, Maurice filmed and directed the widely acclaimed The Forgotten Irish, dealing with the emigration to Britain in the 1950′s. Always returning to his love of sport, Maurice has made lasting portraits of his heroes Michael O Muircheartaigh and Vincent O Brien. Recently he has just finished a follow up to Forgotten Irish with Ireland’s Forgotten Voices.



The Forgotten Irish



Of Blood And Lost Things



Cromwell In Ireland



Flann O Brien – The Lives Of Brian

2006 – 60 min


Play It Again Sam

2006 – Documentary – 45 min


Michael: The Sound Of Sunday

Docuentary – 60 min


Storybook – Cambodia

Documentary – 40 min


That Was Then; This Is Now

Documentary – 90 min


Prime Time – ‘The Murder of Robert McCartney’

Drama-Documentary – 40 min


Three 60

TV Series – 9 x 25 min


Meet the Family

TV Series – 4 x 25 min


From The Outside In

3 x 25 min


Omagh- Seven Years On

Documentary – 25 min


Future Shock – Property Crash

60 min



Man On A Mission


2011 Best Sports Feature, Irish Film and Television Awards


Cromwell In Ireland


2009 Best Documentary, Irish Film and Television Acadamy


Michael: The Sound Of Sunday


2006 Best Sports Feature, Irish Film and Television Awards


Flann O Brien


2006 Best Single Documentary – Irish Film and Television Awards