Enda Walsh


Enda Walsh is an Irish playwright. Born in Dublin he is living in London. Walsh attended the same secondary school in which Roddy Doyle and Paul Mercier taught. After writing for the Dublin Youth Theatre, he moved to Cork where he wrote Fishy Tales for the Graffiti Theatre Company, followed by Ginger Ale Boy for Corcadorca Theatre Company. His main breakthrough came with the production of his play Disco Pigs in collaboration with director Pat Kiernan of Corcadorca.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born in 1967.


1997 30 Years Old Winner of the 1997 Stewart Parker and the George Devine Awards, he won the 2006 Abbey Theatre Writer in Association Award and the 2010 Obie Award for playwriting. … Read More
1999 32 Years Old Enda won the 1999 Cork Film Centre/RTÉ Short Script Award for his short film Not a Bad Christmas. … Read More


2009 42 Years Old Hunger won numerous awards (see below) including the Caméra d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival, Best Film Award from the Evening Standard British Film Awards 2009 and a nomination for Best British Film at the 62nd British Academy Film Awards.
2010 43 Years Old He wrote an adaptation of his play Chatroom for a film directed by Hideo Nakata which was selected for the Un Certain Regard section at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. … Read More
2011 44 Years Old 1 More Event
He participated in the Bush Theatre's 2011 project Sixty Six Books, for which he wrote a piece based upon a book of the King James Bible.
2014 47 Years Old His new play Ballyturk premiered at the 2014 Galway Arts Festival starring Cilian Murphy, Stephen Rea and Mikel Murfi.
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