Louise has a Degree in Law from University College Cork. She also trained at The Gaiety School of Acting. She was an Actor for a period before setting up Louise Kiely Casting in 2005. Recent Credits include THE GREEN KNIGHT (Dir: David Lowery), HERSELF (Dir: Phyllida Lloyd), DATING AMBER (Dir: David Freyne), WOLFWALKERS (Dirs: Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart) & NORMAL PEOPLE (Dirs: Lenny Abrahamson & Hetttie McDonald). Louise was nominated for an Emmy in 2020. Louise & her colleague Karen Scully, were recipients of the award for Best Casting in a TV Series in the Casting Directors Guild of UK & Ireland in 2021. Both the nomination & the award were for her work on NORMAL PEOPLE.