Jimmy Murphy

Jimmy’s plays include Brothers of the Brush, The Kings of the Kilburn High Road and The Hen Night Epiphany, which receives its Canadian premiere in October.  In 2007, Kings was adapted into an IFTA-winning feature film and was Ireland’s nomination for the Best Foreign Language Oscar category.  Other works include Of This Brave Time which was commissioned by the Abbey Theatre to commemorate the 1916 Rising (based on eye witness testimonies taken from Fearghal McGarry’s book Rebels: Voices from the Easter Rising), The Seamster’s Daughter and the acclaimed Dublin gangland drama, Idlewild.  His most recent play, The Cartographer’s Pen, premiered at the Ramor Theatre in May of this year. Jimmy is a member of Áosdána and lives in Dublin.

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