All Contributors 2016

Cónal Creedon

Cónal Creedon

Writer

Cónal Creedon is a short story writer, novelist, playwright and documentary maker.  His stage plays include The Trial of Jesus (2000), produced as part of the Irish National Millennium Celebrations; Glory Be To The Father (2002) and Second City Trilogy (2005).  Creedon’s play, When I Was God, was produced at the 1st Irish New York Theatre Festival (2008). In 2009, two of his plays, When I Was God and After Luke were produced by the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York to critical acclaim and received the Best Director Award. 

Cónal has also written over sixty hours of radio drama, his work has been broadcast on RTÉ, BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service.  Creedon’s published books include Pancho and Lefty Ride Out (1995 Collins Press - a collection of short stories); Second City Trilogy (2007 - Irish Town Press - a trilogy of plays) and Passion Play (1999 Poolbeg Press - a novel). Cónal has worked as a radio presenter with RTÉ, a columnist with The Irish Times and has produced and directed a number of critically acclaimed documentary films including, The Burning of Cork (2005 - Paradox Pictures); Why The Guns Remained Silent In Rebel Cork (2006 – Seaview Films) and The Man Who Walked Like Shakespeare [2008 RTÉ – Nominated for the Focal International Documentary Awards London (2009)].