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BALLYBOFEY WRITER WINS RTE DRAMA AWARD

first_imgA Ballybofey based writer has been announced as one of the prize winners in this years RTE PJ O Connor Awards.Conor Malone won RTE prize.Conor Malone, who manages the Balor Arts Centre in Ballybofey, has received third prize in the prestigious award for new radio drama writing for his play The Fund.The 40 minute long piece is based on the true story of Davison Budhoo, a Grenadian born economist who worked for the IMF in the ‘80’s. It details his increasing crisis of conscience in his place of work culminating in his decision to resign and pen an open letter criticising and exposing the secrets of his former workplace. Commemorating the late head of RTE Drama, the PJ O’Connor Award is an annual award given to the best of new Irish writing for radio drama.As one of the winning entries The Fund will be produced by RTE Radio and broadcast on Drama On One in July.Says Conor: “The eternal questions for every writer are a) Is this any good? And b) Where will I find an audience for my work? To have my writing chosen by a panel of experts and for The Fund to be afforded the platform of a national radio broadcast is fantastic news.”BALLYBOFEY WRITER WINS RTE DRAMA AWARD was last modified: May 28th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:awardBallybofeyConor MaloneRTElast_img read more