Shane CONNAUGHTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-04-04
Education St Tiarnachs Clones, Bristol Old Vic Theatre Sch
Books & Publications Novels A Border Station (1989, shortlist GPA Literary Award), The Run of the Country (1991); Plays Sir Is Winning (1977, NT), Weston Coyney Cowboy (1975, Stoke-on-Trent), George Davis is Innocent OK (1976, Half Moon), Divisions (1981, Dublin Theatre Festival), Lily (1984, The Irish Co); Screenplays Every Picture Tells A Story (Channel 4), Dollar Bottom (1981, Oscar Best Short Film), My Left Foot (1990, Oscar nomination Best Adapted Screenplay), The Playboys (1992), O Mary This London (1994), The Run of the Country (1995), Tara Road (2005), various others for BBC and ITV
Recreations smelling flowers, my wife
Clubs
Style Shane Connaughton, Esq
Career writer; actor in repertoire and Nat Theatre London and Abbey Theatre Dublin; Hennessy Award for Irish Fiction 1985, The Irish Post Award 1987
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