Who is in the cast of The Young Offenders on BBC One?

OUR favourite lovable rogues are back on our screens causing mischief for a third series.

The BBC One coming-of-age show follows Conor MacSweeney and Jock O'Keeffe as they cause all sorts of trouble in Cork.

Who is in the cast of The Young Offenders?

When the show started, the majority of the cast were unheard of, and some had never appeared on screen before.

But their acting abilities have turned them into household names.

Alex Murphy

Alex Murphy plays one half of the trouble-making duo, Conor MacSweeney.

He first appeared as Conor MacSweeney in 2016 The Young Offenders movie, which was later adapted into the show.

In 2019 along with Chris Walley, Alex was jointly nominated for a Royal Television Society Award in The Best Male comedy performance category.

Chris Walley

Chris Walley plays Jock O'Keefe, the other half of the gruesome twosome.

In 2018 Walley was cast alongside Aidan Turner in The Lieutenant of Inishmore, which opened at the Noël Coward Theatre.

Walley's performance won him the 2018 BAFTA for Breakthrough Brit.

Jennifer Barry

No-nonsense Siobhan Walsh is played by Jennifer Barry.

Barry has proved herself to be someone to watch out for, as she has shown off her amazing acting ability aged only 19.

Barry is a mental health advocate and openly discusses her battle with depression on her podcast Craicin’ Stigmas.

Demi Isaac Oviawe

The stunning Demi Issac Oviawe plays Siobhans sister, Linda Walsh.

In 2017, the Irish Examiner named Demi as one of their annual 'Ones to Watch for 2018'.

She appeared on 2019 series of the Irish version of Dancing with the Stars.

PJ Gallagher

Conor and Jock's arch-nemesis Principal Barry Walsh is played by Irish comedian PJ Gallagher.

Gallagher appeared in The Young Offenders movie as Ray the drug dealer.

PJ presents PJ and Jim in the Morning with Jim McCabe on Classic Hits.

PJ also presents podcast Dubland with Suzanne Kane. The show has reached number 1 on the iTunes comedy chart.

Hilary Rose

Hilary Rose plays Conor's mother Mairead MacSweeney.

Rose was nominated for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" at the 2017 Irish Film and Television Awards for her role in The Young Offenders movie.

Rose has appeared in shows such as The Tudors, Vikings, The Fear, Sacrifice, and The Centre.

Dominic MacHale

Sgt Tony Healy is played by Dominic MacHale.

MacHale started acting while working towards his BSc in Microbiology in University College Cork.

He has appeared in Fitzgibbons' Budget Funerals, Ronanism, and The School.

Orla Fitzgerald

Orla Fitzgerald is he wife of Principal Barry Walsh is played by Orla Walsh.

Orla has had an illustrious acting career spanning TV, film, and stage.

She has appeared LawOrder: UK, Holby Blue, The Guarantee, Strangers in the Night, Crossed Lines, Speed Dating, and The Wind That Shakes The Barley.

What time is The Young Offenders on BBC One?

Series three of The Young Offenders airs tonight, July 24, 2020, at 9:30 pm.

This series consists of six episodes in total.

Fans can stream all episodes on BBC iPlayer.

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