Ciarán was born on September 21st in Dublin, Ireland. He is the son of Dominic and Christine, and a brother to Carol and Graham. He grew up loving to perform and was never afraid to break out his rendition of "Edelweiss" at family events.
At a young age his family emigrated to Canada, and in his 5th grade Ciarán made his stage debut in Pirates of Penzance. He attended John Paul II Secondary School in London, Ontario, and went on to graduate with a B.A. in History from the University of Western Ontario.
He then moved to New York City where he attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. An actor of both the stage and screen, he has worked all over North America and made his Broadway performance debut in the Tony Award winning show Kinky Boots.