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Writers’ Guild of Ireland and ZeBBie Award Nominees!

Article by Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin © 14 April 2016.
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WGoI LOGO_PMS 485 (outline)The Writers’ Guild of Ireland has announced the Nominees for the ZeBBie Awards 2016. Members of the Guild are now voting for the ‘Best Script’ in each category and voting will close on Friday 22nd April. The winner in each category will be announced at the ZeBBie Awards on Wednesday 25th May at The Sugar Club in Dublin, which will be hosted by Senator David Norris.

There are six categories of Awards (Television, Radio, Theatre, Short Film, Feature Film and Games) and three nominations in each of those categories.

The list of nominees is as follows:

Best Radio Script:

Ronan Bennett for Our Sea

Bernard Farrell for Greta at the Gresham

Elizabeth O’Neill for Ghostbike


Best Feature Film Script:

Will Collins for Song of the Sea

Simon Fitzmaurice for My Name is Emily

Mark Noonan for You’re Ugly Too


Best Short Film Script:

Ben Conway for Looks Like Rain

Matthew Roche for Blight

Brian Rossney for Trench (In The Valley of the Moon)


Best Television Script:

Marcus Fleming for An Klondike, Episode 4

Billy Roche for Clean Break, Episode 4

Colin Teevan for Charlie, Episode 2


Best Theatre Script

Stacey Gregg for Scorch

Barry McStay for Our Island

Abbie Spallen for Lally the Scut


Best Game Script

Oli Garland, Steve Gregan, Colm Larkin and Fred Mangan for Guild of Dungeoneering

Dave McCabe for The Darkside Detective

John O’Kane for Grandpa Pip’s Birthday

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Writing.ie has been developed and is run by Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin who founded The Inkwell Group publishing consultancy and is Ireland's leading literary scout. Vanessa is represented by literary agent Simon Trewin and writes crime as Sam Blake. LITTLE BONES will be published by Bonnier's Twenty7 imprint in May 2016. Vanessa is the Chair of Irish PEN and the Irish and Eurozone Adviser to the international organisation The Alliance of Independent Authors.