Joe O’Byrne

2012 Best Radio Script Award Winner for The Blue Hyacinth

Joe O’Byrne is a screenwriter, playwright, and director known for his plays Departed, The Ghost of St. Joan, and The Sinking of the Titanic which he directed for the Co-motion Theatre Company. He also wrote the films Korea and directed Pete’s Meteor.

The Blue Hyacinth is the tale of Hubert, who tragically loses his partner Rose and then must learn how to grieve for her.

Visit RTÉ.ie to listen to the play.

Joe discusses the impact of winning a ZeBBie Award on our web site.