Saoirse's television debut came at the age of 9 playing the role of Rhiannon Geraghty in RTÉ Television drama 'The Clinic'.

Receiving Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations at the age of just 13 for her role in the film Atonement. Saoirse has gone on to play roles in The Lovely Bones, Hanna, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Brooklyn for which she also received an Oscar nomination.

This excerpt from The Clinic shows Saoirse along side Rachel Pilkington as a star in the making in 2003. Saoirse appeared in 4 episodes of The Clinic. 

This episode of The Clinic was first broadcast on 26 January 2003.