Niamh Lunny / Costume Design
Niamh designs costumes, sets and visual art. She has worked for the Abbey and Peacock Theatres, The Performance Corporation, ANU Productions, Rough Magic, Fishamble, The Ark and NAYD, among many other theatre, film, television and production companies. She has also worked collaboratively and independently on a diverse range of commissions from events to merchandise. Niamh is a graduate of Limerick College of Art and Design and is Head of Costume at the Abbey Theatre, her design work there includes Ulysses, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, The Waste Ground Party (set & costume design), Heartbreak House,(Nominated for an Irish Times award for Best Costume Design), Maeve’s house (Set and Costume design), The Risen People, The House, The Passing, The East Pier, Arrah na Pogue, The Seafarer, Only an Apple, Blue/Orange, Homelands, Portia Coughlan and I Do Not Like Thee Doctor Fell. Other work includes Mainstream (Set and Costume design), Inside the GPO (Set and Costume design), Tiny Plays for Ireland 1 & 2, Shorts (Fishamble Theatre Company); Wild Sky (Set and Costume design), by Deirdre Kinanhan (Meath County Council); The Dead(Set & Costume design), Expedition,The Big House Festival, Beautiful Dreamers, Swampoodle, Slatterys Sago Saga, The Seven Deadly Sins and the short film A Life (The Performance Corporation); Sin Eaters,These Rooms, Sunder, On Corporation Street, Glorious Madness, PALS, Angel Meadow, Vardo, Laundry, The Boys of Foley Street (ANU productions); Rossums Universal Robots, Salt Mountain (NAYD); The House That Jack Filled (Theatre Lovett); Tracks in the Snow, Beware of the Story Book Wolves (Nominated for an Irish Times Theatre award for Best Costume Design) (The Ark); Digging for Fire (Rough Magic Theatre Company); Operation Easter (Calypso); Here Lies (Operating Theatre) and Rent (Olympia). She spent four years as costume coordinator at the Samuel Beckett Centre where her work included The Ballad of the Sad Café, Dracula, Mad Forest, The Divorcement of Figaro, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Artists and Admirers and Stages of the Nation. Film and television work includes Studs, Dead Bodies, Evelyn, On Home Ground, Anytime Now and Black Day at Blackrock.