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Jimmy McAleavey - Writer

Television, Film and Radio

Wigs on the Green (RTE); Adharca Fada (Ulysses Films); Moonman (R4); Baldi (R4);

Ghostbuster Diaries (R4); The Ballad of Shane O’Neill (BBC Radio 4) shortlisted Tinniswood Award;

Heroes BBC Northern Lights short film award; Crossing RTE/Galway Film Centre Short Film Award;

Saoirse (film festivals across Ireland and Europe); Cemetery Sunday (Radio 4) winner of BBC First Bite Award;

Finalist in the inaugural BBC Tony Doyle Bursary for Irish writers

In development:

Samuel Beckett and the Giant (working title) (Northern Ireland Screen/ Obelisk Films)


Monsters, Dinosaurs, Ghosts (Abbey Theatre Dublin) Unhome (Tinderbox); The Inventors Fair (Kabosh);Titanic (Kabosh)The West Awakes (Kabosh)

The Sign of the Whale (Tinderbox) (winner of Stewart Parker Award)

The Virgin Father (Tinderbox)

Weirdwolf (Tinderbox)

In development:

Homo Hibernicus (Rough Magic, Dublin); O’Neill’s Airs (Lyric Theatre, Belfast); Salt (Abbey Theatre, Dublin)

Factual Television

The Visitors (Hot Shot Films); Blind Vision (BBC NI); Century Farm (Hot Shot Films/BBC); MotorMouth (Hot Shot/BBC NI);

You Thought You Knew: The Plantation (BBC); Front Line (Hot Shot/BBC NI); Street Detectives series one and two (BBC Northern Ireland);

The Seven Days That Shook United (Channel 4); Lines of Fire BBC NI/Hot Shot)

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