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Simon O’Reilly is a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, music video maker and cofounder of Hedge School festival His is based near the cliffs of Moher in the west of Ireland where he has his recording studio. Working with many musicians including The ConTempo Quartet, Myles O’Reilly, Rufus Nightjar, Steve Wall, Davey Spillane, Twin Headed Wolf, Kila, Luka Bloom, Susan O’Neill, and The Monks Of Glenstal amongst others. He has written music for award winning films and documentaries including Sundance award winner The Summit. He has cowritten songs with Steve Wall of The Stunning and was a cowriter on These were the days a featured track on Mic Flannery & Susan O’Neills Choice music award nominated 2021 album ‘ In the game ‘ In 2022 he curated a stage at the Body & Soul festival for Doolin Arts. He is also a member of the band APO-33 who preform live music scores to films.


Myles O’Reilly Cocooning Heart
Rufus Nightjar, Rufus Nightjar
In the game Mic Flannery & Susan O’Neill
Evolve, Simon O’Reilly
Shrines and Ceremonies, Twin Headed Wolf
Deep Blue Sea, Davy Spillane
Sanctuary, The Monks of Glenstal
Tribe, Luka Bloom
Tiptoe, Rónán Ó Snodaigh
Between Longing and Belonging, Davey Spillane
The Long Decay, Twin Headed Wolf
White Crow, Tom Portland
The Journey, Tom Portland
Water Off a Ducks Back, Rónán Ó Snodaigh
The Bahh Band
Tide Lines, Simon O’Reilly
Breath of the Universe, Nassau Royal
Cape to Clare, Tradition Irish


2022 A stone place
2021 Father of The Cyborgs feature documentary
2020 Crowtown Rolling Sixties (Short)
2020 Life Before Life (Short)
2015 Blood Fruit, IFTA nominated for best feature documentary
2015 A Great Personality Is Just Skin Deep (short)
2015 Naked Truth (short)
2015 Fatherly Dating advice (Short)
2014 Stand (short)
2013 The Summit, Sundance 2013 won best edited film at Sundance
2013 All Mortal Flesh (short)
2013 6 short athletic films for Asics
2011 Little Matador, Film 4
2011 Dark side of the lens, vimeo action sports award
2011 Farraigí na hÉireann, 6 part wildlife series for TG4
2010 Maeve Binchy, At Home In The World, documentary for RTÉ
2010 The Fields Of Athenry, documentary for RTÉ
2009 Arctic to Antarctic, DVD accompanying Collins Press book
2009 Sea Fever
2008 Waveriders, IFTA best feature documentary
2008 The Road To The Olympics, Setanta Sports
2007 Beyond Endurance, Antarctic series for RTE
2007 Dublin Day, feature documentary by George Morrison ( Mise Eire )
2006 A Run In The Garden, (short)


Asics Agency 180 Amsterdam
Axa Agency Publices QMP
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AA insurance Agency Dialogue
Eurospar Agency Publices QMP
Currys Agency Rothco
Eircom NGX installation, Image Now

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