Matthew graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting and has performed throughout Ireland with theatre companies including: Pan PanDecandantHurricaneDuggan/Logue, BarnstormPeer to Peer, Mouth on Fire, The Jack Burdell Experience, and Pageant Wagon.

In 2016 he was cast as 'Cuthred's Spy' in the fifth series of Vikings (Octagon Films & Take 5 Productions)

In 2015 he toured to Tokyo, Japan, to perform in Samuel Beckett's Play for Mouth on Fire Theatre Company. In 2014 Matthew played the multiple roles of Oberon/Theseus/Snug in Mouth on Fire's sell out outdoor production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Dublin Castle Gardens.

His film and TV credits include: VikingsTitanic – Blood and Steel; King ArthurLove is a Drug; Fair City; and The Inquiry

Journalist Daniel McCullum in The Inquiry for DCTV (ANU Productions)

Journalist Daniel McCullum in The Inquiry for DCTV (ANU Productions)

Sergeant Wilson in Titanic - Blood and Steal (De Angelis Group)

Sergeant Wilson in Titanic - Blood and Steal (De Angelis Group)