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Derry Girls is created by Lisa McGee and produced by Hat Trick Productions. Its set up is in the 1990s in Derry, Northern Ireland. There is a production of two seasons so far. The first season was aired in 2018, January and February on Channel 4.  In March and April 2019, the second season was broadcast. The release of the two seasons gained the series a significant number of fans worldwide. The show creator proposed to release the third season in 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic was postponed.

Is the Season Renewed or Canceled

Most fans are questioning whether the series has been canceled or not. However, we have good news for you. The series Derry Girls is renewed for season 3. However, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the production has been paused. Once things get back to normal fully, it will be easy for the release of season 3. With the assurance that it is already renewed, you should be patient as it will be aired on our screens soon.

Release Date of Derry Girls Season 3

The release dates of season 3 have not yet been confirmed. It was scheduled to be released in 2020. The series filming was to be done in June However, the Coronavirus pandemic interrupted its release and was postponed to an unknown date. Currently, things are getting back to normal, and hence there is the hope of its release. It will probably be released in the fall of 2021 if the pandemic situation does not worsen. 

The Cast of Derry Girls Season 3

In season 3, all the characters in the preceding seasons are expected to retain their roles. It would be amazing to see our favorite actress/ actors back on the screens. The casts include; Kathy Kiera Clarke as Aunt Sarah, Leah O’Roourke as Jenny Joyce, Kevin McAleer as Uncle Colm, and Ian McElhinney as Grandpa Joe. Additionally, Siobhan McSweeney is Sister Michael, Tommy Tiernan as Gerry/Da, Tara Lynne O’Neill as Mary/Ma, Dylan Llewellyn James Maguire, and Coughlan as Clare Devlin. 

Derry Girls Season 3

Derry Girls Season 3

Also, we have Louisa Harland as Orla McCool, Saoirse- Monica Jackson as Erin Quinn. In season 2, Ardal O’Hanlon appears as Mary’s Cousin Eamonn. It is not confirmed whether he will feature in season 3. There can be an addition of new casts even though it has not been stated officially. In a talk on, the writer McGee says she would like to include Dara O Briain in season 3. Therefore, be prepared to see new characters on your screens or at the same time get to watch only the characters in the preceding seasons.

The Plot

There is little information known concerning the new season. Derry Girls Season 3 is likely to pick up from where the previous season ended. In season 2, the teenagers try to deal with several issues, including social life, family, love interests, and friends. The series ends with two special events in Derry’s history; the visit of U.S. President Bill Clinton and the IRA ceasefire.

In the new season, the characters are set to mature with time. There will be a development of the romance between James and Erin. Additionally, there will be an addition to the Good Friday Agreement. The writer had shown interest in including it as it was a notable milestone when the series was set in.

When Should We Expect Derry Girls Season 3

The show is supposed to have been released probably in June 2020. However, with the tremendous impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the release date was postponed. There are no set dates for the release of the season as of now. Having gained worldwide acceptance from the fans, it is so much waited for. With the current situation where things are getting back to normal, the creator may soon confirm the dates. The series will probably be released in the later months of 2021. When the dates are confirmed, we will immediately inform you.


Little is known about the production and release of Derry Girls Season 3. The writer, McGee, hinted that she is working on the series. Therefore, it is enough proof that the show has been renewed, and however long it takes, it will still be released. With the decreasing impact of the pandemic, the release is anticipated to be in late 2021.


After releasing season one and season two, the Derry Girls series received reviews from fans and critics. It acquired worldwide acceptance as its content was interesting. Since the end of season 2 in 2019, the fans have been awaiting the release of season 3. It was inconvenienced by the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, which halted many activities. The showrunner has not officially confirmed the release date. However, it is probably set to be released in the later months of 2021. When the writers release the dates set, we will inform you to keep in touch.