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2015 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony Video

24th June 2015 by Maura McHugh

2015 ZeBBie Awards Ceremeony from Writers Guild of Ireland on Vimeo.

Highlights from the 2015 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony, which took place on 20 May 2015, at the Sugar Club, in Dublin. Hosted by Senator David Norris, with pre-award entertainment by poet Martin Dyar.

The winners were:

  • Best Television Script: Stuart Carolan for Love/Hate, Series 5, Episode 4
  • Best Radio Script: Louise Lewis & Simon Manahan for The Churching of Happy Cullen
  • Best Theatre Script: Mark O’Rowe for Our Few And Evil Days
  • Best Feature Film Script: John Michael McDonagh for Calvary
  • Best Short Film Script: Ronan Blaney for Boogaloo and Graham
  • Best Game Script: Llaura McGee for Curtain
  • Honorary Services to Writers Award: Michael Judge & James Douglas (co-founders of the Society of Irish Playwrights)

Video Credits:
Richie O’Keeffe – Camera
Anne Hughes – Edit

Photos from the 2015 ZeBBies

3rd June 2015 by Maura McHugh

A selection of photos from the 2015 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony are now online.

2015 ZeBBie Award Winners

20th May 2015 by Maura McHugh

The Writers Guild of Ireland has announced the winners of the 2015 ZeBBie Awards at its awards ceremony in The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, hosted by Senator David Norris.

Best Television Script

  • Stuart Carolan for Love/Hate – Series 5, Episode 4

Best Radio Script

  • Louise Lewis & Simon Manahan for The Churching of Happy Cullen

Best Theatre Script

  • Mark O’Rowe for Our Few And Evil Days

Best Feature Film Script

  • John Michael McDonagh for Calvary

Best Short Film Script

  • Ronan Blaney for Boogaloo and Graham

Best Game Script

  • Llaura McGee for Curtain

Honorary Services to Writers Award

  • Michael Judge & James Douglas, co-founders of the Society of Irish Playwrights

Congratulations to the winners, and well done to all the nominees.

Thanks to poet Martin Dyar for his recitations before the ceremony, and to Dominos Pizza for their much-welcomed delivery after the winners were announced.

Plus, bualadh bos to our members for turning up and celebrating the best in Irish writing tonight!

We’d also like to express our appreciation to our staff, volunteers, and committee members who worked so hard to create a memorable event.

And once again a huge thank you to Senator David Norris for his entertaining hosting of the ZeBBie Awards Ceremony.

Senator David Norris hosts the 2015 ZeBBie Awards

2015 ZeBBie Awards Short-lists

7th April 2015 by Maura McHugh

The Writers Guild of Ireland is delighted to announce the short-lists of nominees for the 2015 ZeBBie Awards:

Best Television Script

  • Colin Bateman for Scúp – Series 2, Episode 1
  • Oliver Callan & James Cotter for Callan Kicks the Year
  • Stuart Carolan for Love/Hate – Series 5, Episode 4

Best Radio Script

  • Shay Healy & Austin Kenny for Quarks, Quavers and a Pea in the Gods
  • Louise Lewis & Simon Manahan for The Churching of Happy Cullen
  • Daithí McMahon & Fred O’Connor for William Melville: The Queen’s Detective

Best Theatre Script

  • Mark O’Rowe for Our Few And Evil Days
  • Noni Stapleton for Charolais
  • Michael West for Conservatory

Best Feature Film Script

  • Brendan Heery & Niall Heery for Gold
  • John Michael McDonagh for Calvary
  • Terry McMahon for Patrick’s Day

Best Short Film Script

  • Ronan Blaney for Boogaloo and Graham
  • James Fitzgerald for Skunky Dog
  • John Kennedy & Ruairí O’Brien for Cutting Grass

Best Game Script

  • Kevin Beimers for Schrödinger’s Cat And The Raiders Of The Lost Quark
  • Eoghan Dalton & Stephen Kelly for Ship Antics
  • Llaura McGee for Curtain

Congratulations to all the nominees!

ZeBBie Awards Ceremony

The 2015 ZeBBie Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 in The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, and it will be hosted by Senator David Norris.

Doors open at 7.30pm, and the ceremonies begin at 8.00pm.

This year entry to the ceremony is free to fully paid up members of the Guild, along with their guests (up to two per member).

There is limited seating, so if you wish to attend don’t leave it to the last minute and risk disappointment. Please email your name, and the number of guests you are bringing to: info [at] script.ie.

Only those who are on our list at the door will be admitted to the event.

Dress Code: writer chic.

Voting

Voting is now open on the short-lists and Guild members should have received an email with details on how to vote.

Voting closes at 3pm on Thursday, 23 April 2014.