Matthew graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting and has performed throughout Ireland with theatre companies including: Pan Pan, Decandant, Hurricane, Duggan/Logue, Barnstorm, Peer to Peer, Mouth on Fire, The Jack Burdell Experience, and Pageant Wagon.
In 2017 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: Vikings V; Titanic – Blood and Steel; King Arthur; Love is a Drug; Fair City; and The Inquiry.