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Clare is an award-winning actor, writer and journalist whose first play, FAREWELL, premiered in Derry in December 2012 with Stephen Rea’s Field Day theatre company. In 2008 she received the Premio Luchetta award for human rights journalism for an article that appeared in the Observer Magazine. Most recently she has been writing for the Independent newspaper. Clare was part of the prestigious New Playwrights Programme at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in 2017.
In 2021, her short film Hard Border, about the dilemma of the Irish backstop during Brexit was commissioned by the FT and went viral, with over two million views. Recent projects include Thirsty Dust, an original play commission by Field Day, The Regret Room, an original play commission by Prime Cut Productions and Home - Modern Myths for the MAC.