The Scratcher

As part of Dublin Fringe Festival, Kelly Shatter stars in a sold out run of The Scratcher, a dark comedy about scratch cards. Running from the 11th – 16th September 2023 in Bewleys Café Theatre. Writer/Performer – Kelly ShatterDirector – Áine Ní Laoghaire Collaborator – Camille Lucy RossDramaturg – Jeda De Bri Set designer – Louise DunneSound… Continue reading The Scratcher


As part of Dublin Fringe Festival, Fionntán Larney writes and stars in ‘endings.’ in The Cube in Project Arts Centre from 8 – 16th September 2023. Director – Joy NesbittProducer – Signe LuryComposition & Sound Design – Morgan Beausang and Ethan Forbes-RoeSound Design – HK Ní ShioradáinLighting Design – Pedro Pacheco Stage Management – Alannah O’LearySet… Continue reading endings.


Migration Sonata

Irish Modern Dance Theatre // Kilkenny Arts Festival 11-12th August 2023 For this new piece, Migration Sonata, which has been workshopped in Kilkenny since October 2022, John Scott brings together members of the migrant community in Kilkenny, creating a profound and moving exploration of our similarities and differences through a rich blend of movement and song.… Continue reading Migration Sonata


Galway International Arts Festival

Fíbín sa Taibhdhearc and Galway International Arts Festival presents ‘Grindr, Saghdar agus Cher’. Three young LGBTQ+ characters. Three dramatic, interwoven stories. Three different perspectives on one fateful night. A country man takes his first step across the threshold of the city’s gaybar. A lesbian finds herself at a “Build a Willy” event at her cousin’s… Continue reading Galway International Arts Festival



Telling the story of the flirtations, trials and tribulations of four LGBTQ+ gals in Dublin City today, Fruit brings fabulous new writing, emerging talent and some of Ireland’s biggest gay icons directly into your AirPods. Available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Creative Team Created by Ultan Pringle and Lisa Nally Written by Ultan Pringle, Hiram… Continue reading Fruit


“There’s a lot brought to this production by the sound (HK Ní Shioradáin); clever sound effects mirror Hartin’s spiralling descriptions of the inner workings of her brain…the sound elevates it all” – The Reviews Hub, 4.5 stars “HK Ní Shioradáin’s excellently, neurotically nefarious sound design both set Mercy in the ambiguous, unnerving space of self-perception… Continue reading Piglet

Artist in the Community with AsIAm

As part of the Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Award, HK has been collaborating with AsIAm, Ireland’s National Autism Charity, to explore musical storytelling with the Autistic community over the past 6 weeks. This was delivered online to ensure accessibility, with each participant mailed a box of instruments (HK pictured packing these boxes). The… Continue reading Artist in the Community with AsIAm

DIFF 2023

HK had two scores at the Dublin International Film Festival. Good Chips premiered as one of the winners of the Virgin Media Discovers Competition, and Baths was screened in the Shorts Programme. Good Chips will be televised on Virgin Media 1 at 11pm on Thursday 02 March 2023.

RTÉ Radio Junior

St Brigid’s Cloak is a two part show for children about the story of St Brigid which was played on RTÉ Radio Junior for St Brigid’s Day. HK wrote and scored the show. Listen back to part one here and part two here. CreditsHK Ní Shioradáin: Composer/WriterEmily Bradley: Producer/BrigidUltan Pringle: ColmcilleLuke Dalton: King of Leinster