New Irish Writing [Shorts]

Episodes

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Me And The Devil2015032720190117 (BBC7)

A series of original stories from some of Ireland’s most exciting writers.

Donal Ryan (The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December) brings us to Limerick where a young writer befriends a local octogenarian, Tommy, and discovers the beauty within the man. Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing) takes us into a world of dark family secrets and revenge, while playwright Rosemary Jenkinson reflects on the changing landscape of Belfast and its mythology as a young girl believes she’s discovered the fairy folk in the hill behind her home.

Writer.... Eimear McBride
Reader.... Damien Molony
Producer.... Heather Larmour

Eimear McBride's story of dark family secrets and a long-awaited act of revenge.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

01Tommy and Moon2015031320190115 (BBC7)

A new series of original stories from some of Ireland’s most exciting writers.

Donal Ryan (The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December) brings us to Limerick where a young writer befriends a local octogenarian, Tommy, and discovers the beauty within the man. Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing) takes us into a world of dark family secrets and revenge, while playwright Rosemary Jenkinson reflects on the changing landscape of Belfast and its mythology as a young girl believes she’s discovered the fairy folk in the hill behind her home.

Writer ..... Donal Ryan
Reader ..... Liam O'Brien
Producer ..... Gemma McMullan

A young writer befriends an elderly man and discovers the beauty within his world

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

A series of original stories from some of Ireland’s most exciting writers.

Donal Ryan (The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December) brings us to Limerick where a young writer befriends a local octogenarian, Tommy, and discovers the beauty within the man. Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing) takes us into a world of dark family secrets and revenge, while playwright Rosemary Jenkinson reflects on the changing landscape of Belfast and its mythology as a young girl believes she’s discovered the fairy folk in the hill behind her home.

Writer ..... Donal Ryan
Reader ..... Liam O'Brien
Producer ..... Gemma McMullan

A young writer befriends an elderly man and discovers the beauty within his world

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

02The Blackthorn Tree2015032020190116 (BBC7)

A new series of original stories from some of Ireland’s most exciting writers.

Donal Ryan (The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December) brings us to Limerick where a young writer befriends a local octogenarian, Tommy, and discovers the beauty within the man. Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing) takes us into a world of dark family secrets and revenge, while playwright Rosemary Jenkinson reflects on the changing landscape of Belfast and its mythology as a young girl believes she’s discovered the fairy folk in the hill behind her home.

Writer ..... Rosemary Jenkinson
Reader ..... Maggie Cronin
Producer ..... Heather Larmour

Niamh believes there are fairies on the hill behind her house, but all is not as it seems.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

A series of original stories from some of Ireland’s most exciting writers.

Donal Ryan (The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December) brings us to Limerick where a young writer befriends a local octogenarian, Tommy, and discovers the beauty within the man. Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing) takes us into a world of dark family secrets and revenge, while playwright Rosemary Jenkinson reflects on the changing landscape of Belfast and its mythology as a young girl believes she’s discovered the fairy folk in the hill behind her home.

Writer ..... Rosemary Jenkinson
Reader ..... Maggie Cronin
Producer ..... Heather Larmour

Niamh believes there are fairies on the hill behind her house, but all is not as it seems.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.