Emmy nominated set decorator for television, film and theater, Deirdre Brennan is also a film producer for Castletown Productions in New York. Her mother Bridget Agnes Carmody was born in County Kerry, and Brennan’s love of Ireland is evident.
“My husband, David and I have a home in Pallaskenry, County Limerick and go there six-seven times a year. David is an avid golfer and I have three horses,” says Brennan, who spent summers on her grandparents’ farm in Beale, County Kerry since she was very young.
The Sarah Lawrence College graduate is qualified with a bachelor of arts degree, and also attended Franklin College in Switzerland. Brennan, who is involved with the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York, is currently producing a film in Ireland about the alarming decline of the Atlantic salmon.
“I find that Ireland has a spell that lures you back again and again,” says Brennan, who is sure to continue being lured back again and again. “Ireland has had a major influence on my life.”
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