Development & Alumni Relations Office 

Arts

 
  • Andrea Begley – LLB 2008; winner of The Voice (BBC1, series 2)
  • Ciaran Carson – BA English 1971 (W)
  • Chua, Soo Pong – PhD Social Anthropology 1982; Senior Consultant SIM University, Singapore; Founding Director of the
    Chinese Opera Institute (COI) (W)
  • Rhona Clarke – PhD Music 1992: Irish composer and lecturer in music at St. Patrick's College, Dublin City University (W)
  • Clíona Donnelly – BA History 2005; General Manager, NI Opera
  • Dr Leontia Flynn – BA English 1997; Research Fellow in The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry; writer in residence at the Bloomsbury Hotel, London
  • Professor John Wilson Foster – MA 1965; Essayist and literary critic, cultural historian and playwright; Queen's Honorary Research Professor, (HAPP); Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia (UBC) (W)
  • Kasia Glowicka – PhD Music & Sonic Arts 2008; Composer and lecturer in computer music, Royal Conservatory of Brussels (W)
  • Kieran Goss – LLB 1984; singer-songwriter
  • Jonathan Harden BA English 2001, MA European Literature and Culture 2002; actor (Unforgotten, Peep Show, Titanic: Blood and Steel), director, producer and academic (W)
  • Karen Hassan – BA Drama 2004; actress (Hollyoaks, The Fall) (W)    
  • Dr Sophia Hillan – BA 1972, MA 1974, PhD 1987 (English Language and Literature); author (w)
  • Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek – BA Music & English 1987; Grammy-Award Winning New York based mezzo-soprano with vocal quartet ‘Anonymous 4’ (W)
  • Caoilinn Hughes  BA Drama 2006; MA Irish Theatre & Culture 2007; poet and currently Visiting Writer at Maastricht University (W)
  • Carolyn Jess-Cooke BA English (2000), MA Creative Writing (2001) & PhD (2004); poet, novelist & lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow (w)
  • Dr M Satish Kumar  – Chairperson, ArtsEkta; Senior Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast
  • Margaret Keys – BEd Music Education 2001; classical crossover soprano (W)
  • Bernard MacLaverty, BA 1974; writer
  • Dr Adrian Margey – PhD Drama 2014; artist (W)
  • Steve Mearns  Certificate in Professional Legal Studies 2002; solicitor and best-selling crime writer
  • Gerry McCullough – BA English 1967; Poet and writer (F)
  • Tim McGarry LLB 1986; Comedian, actor, writer and TV presenter (W) 
  • Lisa McGee – BA Drama 2002; Writer and director Derry Girls (w)  
  • Brian McGilloway – BA English 1995; best-selling author (W)
  • Medbh McGuckian – BA English 1972; poet (W)
  • Nuala McKeever – BA Spanish 1987; comedian/actress (W)
  • Anne McReynolds – BA English 1989; CEO The MAC (Belfast) (W)
  • Paul Muldoon – BA English 1973; poet
  • Ite O’Donovan – MA Music 1986; Founder, director and conductor of Dublin Choral Foundation
  • The Priests – award-winning classical musical group featuring Fr Eugene O’Hagan (BA Scholastic Philosophy 1982), Fr Martin O’Hagan and Fr David Delargy, (both BA Ancient History 1985) (W)
  • Stephen Rea – BA English 1965; Bafta 2015 winner; Oscar nominated actor (W)
  • Chloe Sharville – LLB 2013; (née McLennan) AKA DJ Loéca (Ibiza) (W)
  • Patrick Smyth – BA French and Spanish 2008; actor/singer (including on Strictly Come Dancing) (W
  • Patrick Taylor – MD 1985; Retired medical researcher; professor emeritus University of British Columbia; best-selling novelist (W)
  • Peter Tonkin – BA English 1973, MA 1974; best-selling author of over 35 books
  • Henry Vega – PhD Music 2009; award-winning composer and Electroacoustic musician (W)

 



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