THEATRE, FILM & TELEVISION
Deirdre’s play No Paths That Are Ending toured Northern Ireland as part of Terra Nova’s Arrivals production in spring 2014.
Her short film Two Little Boys was filmed in 2012 as part of Northern Ireland Screen’s Short Steps Scheme and was selected for The Belfast Film Festival 2013.
She has written for RTE’s Fair City and award winning Irish teen drama Seacht. She was a top ten finalist in the inaugural Red Planet Prize, won the Claddagh Films Script Award and was a winner in the BBC Writersroom Undercover competition for staff.
She was one of 12 writers from across the UK selected for Channel 4’s Screenwriting Course in 2011. She developed an original pilot script and had a script reading at Channel 4.
She reached the top 20 shortlist for the BBC College of Comedy. She was also shortlisted for Northern Ireland Screen’s Low Budget Fiction Fund, RTE’s Storyland Online Drama Competition and BBC1’s Brief Encounters scheme.
Deirdre’s short comedy Keeping Mum was selected for BBCNI Comedy’s Funny Bones scheme and produced for Radio Ulster. She has also written sketches for The Ulster Way series.
Deirdre was a finalist in the Live At 3/Royal Live Assurance Creative Writing Awards and has had stories published in Avaganda, Figments and Women’s Way.