Eileen O’Donoghue

Genres: Cork | Fiction | Irish Writing | New & Emerging Writing | Short Stories

Eileen O’Donoghue‘s short fiction has been highly commended by the Bridport prize, shortlisted for New Irish Writing, shortlisted for the Fish short story prize, longlisted for the Fabula Press prize, published in The Quarryman, and a finalist in the Screencraft 2023 cinematic short story competition. Her debut novel, Blackwater, a work-in-progress, has been highly commended at the Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2021 and shortlisted for the Bridport Peggy-Chapman Andrews first novel award in 2022. Her short story ‘His Shoes’ appears in the anthology Cork Stories, edited by Madeleine D’Arcy and Laura McKenna and published by Doire Press in 2024. She is from Cork and now lives in Kerry.

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