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Paula Meehan

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Paula Meehan (born 1955) is an Irish poet and playwright born in Dublin in 1955

A selection of her scripts for radio is printed in the book Music for Dogs (Dedalus Press, 2008) , with Janey Mack is Going to Die (2001), The Lover (2005) and Threehander (2005) all written for and first performed on RTÉ Radio 1.

Radio productions[]

Mrs Sweeney. Play of the Week. RTÉ. Radio 1. 8 Jun. 1990.

Janey Mack Is Going to Die. Dramatic monologue performed by Ruth McCabe. All Talk. RTÉ. Radio 1, Dublin. 19 Nov. 2001.

Wuthering Heights. Adaptation of novel for the national Leaving Certificate exam. Sunday Playhouse. RTÉ. Radio 1. 11 May 2003, 18 May 2003, 7 Mar. 2004.

The Lover. Dramatic Monologue performed by Lisa Lamb. RTÉ. Radio 1. The Tuesday Play: The Seven Ages of Man. RTÉ Radio 1, Dublin. 18 Jan. 2005; 9 Aug. 2005.

Threehander. Drama performed by Garrett Keogh, Ruth McCabe, and Laura Murphy. RTÉ. Radio 1. Sunday Playhouse. RTÉ Radio 1, Dublin. 23 Oct.2005.

External links[]

Music for dogs on the publisher's webpage

"Snatch a song from a stranger's mouth": The Stage Plays and Radio Dramas of Paula Meehan, essay by Kim McMullen.

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