Maria has established herself as one of Ireland’s most prolific artists and entertainers. As a musician, she is well known for her worldwide hit folk albums Mutter and Sing (feat:John Prine, Damien Rice, Paul Brady)
A live album* Live in el Lokal*was released Nov 2018 the 10th album on her own label-Mermaid Records.
Maria writes and performs with husband Kieran Kennedy and along with the new album they have also completed 2 short films-
*A Different Kind Of Day* which has 14 international Laurels to it’s name
*Colour Code* written in memory of Sandra Bland.
Maria has recently collaborated with Feist & Jarvis Cocker on a video for the song Century.
As an actress, she is currently appearing in Outlander. Recent television roles include Orphan Black(2013–2017), Downton Abbey(2011), The Tudors(2007–2010), and Father Ted (1998).