Thursday May 28th: Mick Donnellan’s New Monologue to be performed at Scripts Ireland Playwrighting Event.

​  You are cordially invited to: Alive and Online as part of the Scripts Ireland Playwrighting Festival. Thursday 28th of May. *8.30pm.* Tune in on this link: https://youtu.be/qw2eFhK4KU8 Join the Facebook event here: https://facebook.com/events/s/alive-online/237058244381110/?ti=as Further information on: www.scriptsireland.com Thursday May 28th will see the celebration of the Scripts Ireland Competition which ran from early May and will now… Continue reading Thursday May 28th: Mick Donnellan’s New Monologue to be performed at Scripts Ireland Playwrighting Event.

Lord of the Fingers

         ‘How are you anyway?’          ‘Not too bad. Things gone a bit weird around here, though.’          ‘How so?’          ‘There was big shit there last week. Cops all over the place.’          ‘What was goin on?’          ‘Some fella runnin around with a knife or a machete or somethin...’          ‘Where was he goin with that?’          ‘I think he was… Continue reading Lord of the Fingers

Horse dealing

Was on the way back from the school after dropping off Nairobi. Thinking about life, the past, the future, all that philosophical shite.           Then I heard – “Mick?!” But couldn’t see anyone.           Then again heard: “MICK!”             Next thing he landed around the corner. Wired, in a hurry, like a man that had important news from… Continue reading Horse dealing

Mick Donnellan to host Online Creative Writing Course – September 28th @ 7.30pm. Register now.

You are invited to join: Mick Donnellan’s Online Creative Writing Course  September 28th   7.30 - 9pm  Duration 8 Weeks Registration Fee €120 *Early Booking Advised.*  Contact:   Mobile: (087) 9422942.   E-Mail: mickdonnellan@hotmail.com  About Mick Donnellan:  Mick Donnellan has been running the highly successful Creative Writing Programme at AIT since September 2017. Many of his previous students have had their… Continue reading Mick Donnellan to host Online Creative Writing Course – September 28th @ 7.30pm. Register now.

Mick Donnellan awarded Westmeath Bursary Arts Grant for theatrical development of Play- “Nally”

Thanks to the Arts Office at Westmeath County Council I have been awarded funding to pursue my theatre project titled - Nally. There will be a public reading of the script in the coming months and, based on audience reaction and feedback, I will be pursuing a full production. You can read more about the… Continue reading Mick Donnellan awarded Westmeath Bursary Arts Grant for theatrical development of Play- “Nally”

Mick Donnellan has second Play accepted for UK publication – Radio Luxembourg.

Delighted to have a second Play accepted for publication by Smith Scripts. Titled Radio Luxembourg it has previously been adapted for film (Tiger Raid) and premiered at the Tribceca Film Festival. Radio Luxembourg is now published and available for Amateur and Professional production throughout the UK and beyond. You can read more here: https://www.smithscripts.co.uk/product/radio-luxembourg-by-mick-donnellan/ *Want… Continue reading Mick Donnellan has second Play accepted for UK publication – Radio Luxembourg.

UK publication of Mick Donnellan’s Play – Sunday Morning Coming Down.

Great to see http://www.smithscripts.co.uk accept Sunday Morning Coming Down for publication. Exciting to know that it is now available for Professional and Amateur production throughout the United Kingdom. (Actors Cathal Leonard and Conor Geoghegan pictured above during national sell-out tour.) Click here for more. Cheers, Mick. Also want to check out Mick Donnellan's Novels? Click… Continue reading UK publication of Mick Donnellan’s Play – Sunday Morning Coming Down.

Mick Donnellan chosen as one of three finalists for prestigious Playwrighting programme with Eugene O’Brien….

Delighted to be a part of this. Especially with Eugene O'Brien (Pure Mule, Eden). A big influence and a great writer. Check out the link below for more. Stay tuned for developments. Thanks all, Mick. News: Finalists Announced ​ After receiving over 70 entries we are delighted to announce the three selected finalists; Lesley Conroy,… Continue reading Mick Donnellan chosen as one of three finalists for prestigious Playwrighting programme with Eugene O’Brien….