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A New Direction, Part 1

Davy Smyth’s life-changing event occurred at 3.27 p.m. on April 6th, 2012. He was late for his appointment, tired and irritable. He’d been on the road for nearly an hour already, and the journey should have only taken forty minutes. … Continue reading

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Dirty Bomb

A short radio drama. The Cast: David: a trainee Environmental Health Officer. Jeremy: Senior Environmental Health Officer. David’s manager. The Scene: The interior of  the Environmental Health Protection Unit office, Linenhall Street, Belfast, July 2003. It is a Monday morning. … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

The crash of the front door being slammed with great force jarred Jim uneasily awake from a pleasant and peacefully-stoned sleep. There followed the sound of running footsteps in the hall and then the thud of the back door; curious. … Continue reading

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Model Customer

269 Monrovia Street                                                 Augusto Maiale Uomo Belfast                                                                          Viale Primavera 354                                   BT7 3AR                                                                      00172 Roma                 … Continue reading

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Butting In

It was momentous, unprecedented. Derry had won the All-Ireland football final for the first time, and the Sam Maguire cup was on its way north again. These were heady times for Ulster football. During the weeks leading up to the … Continue reading

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