Writer In Residence
Eoin McNamee has been commissioned to write five short-form fiction responses to ideas or moments which catch his imagination during the exhibitions. These works will be published on our website and available in the galleries.
Eoin McNamee’s novels include Resurrection Man, The Blue Tango, The Ultras, 12:23, Orchid Blue & Blue Is the Night which won the 2015 Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year. He has also written The Navigator trilogy, for children - The Navigator, City of Time and The Frost Child. The film version of Resurrection Man, for which he wrote the script, was released in 1998. McNamee also wrote the script for I Want You, a film directed by Michael Winterbottom. Under the pseudonym John Creed, he has written The Sirius Crossing, The Day of the Dead and Black Cat Black Dog all of which feature intelligence officer Jack Valentine. He was awarded the Macauley Fellowship for Irish Literature in 1990. He lives in County Sligo.