Institute of Art Design + Technology
Dún Laoghaire

Roisín Ní Ghabhann 

BA [Hons] Design for Stage + Screen Costume Design

Hello, my name is Róisín and I am an aspiring costume designer and maker based in Dublin, Ireland. I have Just finished my bachelors degree in Costume Design IADT and I love making historical and period accurate clothing, but I also work with contemporary projects. I have experience in alterations, film and theatre productions. In my spare time I love to bake, read and do small alterations on my own wardrobe.


Costume design and make project based on the animated musical, the swan princess. I focused my design on the main female character Odette.

Design and make project for The Importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. I designed and made a costume for the character Gwendolen Fairfax. 

Short films
— Disturbing Imagery
— Out Of Order
— Antonias Rage.

The Representation of Courtesans in Visual Culture and media, And how dress portrayed a woman’s moral worth in the 19th century.

Prostitution as a Symbol of Modernity in Impressionist and post-impressionist Painting.

I wanted to look closely at a group of paintings that had the subject of female sexuality in common. My research examines the increase of depictions of sex workers in the Belle Epoque in all forms of visual media because of the rise of Impressionism, the development of the city and the progression of fashion and women’s rights.

I made My thesis as a video presentation because I am more of a visual thinker. this was a great opportunity.