Jimmy Murphy

Jimmy Murphy is an Irish playwright whose works for the Abbey Theatre include Brothers of the Brush (1993), A Picture of Paradise (1997) and The Muesli Belt (2000).

Other works include Aceldama (1998), The Kings of the Kilburn High Road (2000) and The Castlecomer Jukebox (2004) for Red Kettle.

He is a former writer in residence at NUI, Maynooth, a member of the Abbey Theatre’s Advisory Council and a recipient of three Bursaries in literature from the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

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