The Banshees of Inisherin cast features Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Kerry Condon. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Martin McDonagh’s 2022 movie on HBO Max. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Banshees of Inisherin explores the broken friendship between two Irish villagers. When Colm suddenly cuts ties with Pádraic, the locals theorize about the inciting incident. Meanwhile, Colm and Pádraic continue bickering at a small pub. The narrative chronicles the events that precede a fiery confrontation. Here’s every main actor and character in The Banshees of Inisherin.
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The Banshees of Inisherin Cast: Colin Farrell as Pádraic Súilleabháin
Character Profile: An Irish villager. He is a humble man who values friendships within his community. Pádraic becomes increasingly agitated after a friend claims that he is too dull.
Farrell’s Resume: Jim Street in S.W.A.T. (2003), Sonny Crockett in Miami Vice (2006), Ray in In Bruges (2008), David in The Lobster (2015), Oz/The Penguin in The Batman (2022)
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The Banshees of Inisherin Cast: Brendan Gleeson as Colm Doherty
Character Profile: Pádraic’s former friend. He ends their relationship in order to optimize his time. Colm plays music at a pub and ultimately severs his finger in an act of defiance.
Gleeson’s Resume: Hamish in Braveheart (1995), August Nicholson in The Village (2004), Ken in In Bruges (2008), Father James in Calvary (2014), King Duncan in The Tragedy of Macbeth (2022)
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The Banshees of Inisherin Cast: Kerry Condon as Siobhán Súilleabháin
Character Profile: Pádraic’s sister. She is loyal to her brother but doesn’t have many friends. Siobhán thinks about leaving her community to pursue a job elsewhere.
Condon’s Resume: Octavia of the Julii in Rome (2005-07), Stacey Ehrmantraut in Better Call Saul (2015-22), Friday in the MCU (2015-), Pamela in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), Molly Sullivan in Ray Donovan (2019-20)
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The Banshees of Inisherin Cast: Barry Keoghan as Dominic Kearney
Character Profile: Pádraic’s friend. He is a misfit character who gets banned from a pub. Dominic endures repeated physical abuse from his father.
Keoghan’s Resume: Martin in The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), George in Dunkirk (2017), Pavel in Chernobyl (2019), Dympna in Calm with Horses (2019), Scavenger in The Green Knight (2021)
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The Banshees of Inisherin Cast: Gary Lydon as Peadar Kearney
Character Profile: Dominic’s father. He is a police officer who receives work from the mainland. Peadar verbally and physically abuses his son.
Lydon’s Resume: Squad Youth #1 in Michael Collins (1996), Patrick Murray in The Clinic (2003-09), Gerry Stanton in The Guard (2011), Si Easton in War Horse (2011), Mr. Farrell in Brooklyn (2015)
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The Banshees of Inisherin Cast: Pat Shortt as Jonjo Devine
Character Profile: A pub owner. He worries about continued rowin’ between Pádraic and Colm. Jonjo keeps an eye on both men as their conflict escalates.
Shortt’s Resume: Tom in Father Ted (1995-96), Goretti/Pa Connors/Willie Power in Killinaskully (2003-08), Josie in Garage (2007), Colum Hennessey in The Guard (2011), Padraig in Frank of Ireland (2021)
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The Banshees of Inisherin cast also includes:
- Sheila Flitton as Mrs. McCormick
- Bríd Ní Neachtain as Mrs. O’Riordan
- Jon Kenny as Gerry
- Aaron Monaghan as Declan
- David Pearse as Priest
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