Chosen from an open casting for the leading juvenile role in Lance Daly's award winning feature Life's A Breeze with Fionnula Flanagan and Pat Shortt, Kelly was nominated for a Lead Actress Film IFTA Award in 2014. Actor Zachary Quinto presented Kelly with the Bingham Ray New Talent Award at the 2013 Galway Film Fleadh. Since then Kelly has been cast in a guest lead in RTE's most successful TV drama, Love Hate and appeared in season four of the show in the Autumn of 2013. Kelly will appear in John Carney's new feature film Sing Street opposite Maria Doyle Kennedy and Jack Reynor. Kelly most recently finished shooting the role of Corrina Mallon on RTE's mini - series Clean Break directed by Gillies MacKinnon. She plays the lead role of Molly in the short film Battle by Megan K.Fox, an uplifting story about a teenager finding strength and happiness in music in the face of her battle with depression.