Tall Tales From The Hollows & Hills

2008 / Radio Drama Series

Created and produced by Kevin McCann, this award-winning drama series featured new radio plays from new writers developed during workshops in 6 border counties of Ireland.

Winner of ‘New Adventures in Broadcasting’ Award from Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
Winner of Innovation award at National PPI Radio Awards.


  • A farmer needs a wife’ a romance by Rachel Cathers (Tyrone class)
  • The Auld Disgust’ a drama by Wayne Denniston (Leitrim class)
  • The Gombeen man was got’ a drama by Philip Doherty (Cavan class)
  • Private Eye Mick Gunne’. A comedy by Ronan Connolly and Dermot McNally (Armagh class)
  • Away with the birds’ by Grace McKenna (Monaghan class)
  • Over my dead body’ a comedy by Kevin McGeough(Monaghan class)
  • Murder they wrote’, a comedy by Rose Byrne (Leitrim class)
  • Love thy neighbour’ by Yasmin Maassarani (Fermanagh class)