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Wild West

A modern western by Emmet Kirwan. After her son is murdered by a local gang, Helen is forced to take the law into her own hands.

After the death of her son, Helen is pushed to her breaking point by criminals who demand she pay his debts to a local gangster. With no money and no help from the police, she is forced to find her own justice on the sprawling housing estates of Tallaght on the far reaches of western Dublin.

Emmet Kirwan is an Irish writer and actor. He wrote and starred in the Irish television comedy series 'Sarah and Steve'. In 2015 was awarded the Stewart Parker Award for his play 'Dublin Oldschool', soon to be a feature film. He recently won the 2017 Irish Film and Television Academy Award for Best Short Film for 'Heartbreak'. This is his first radio drama.

Writer ..... Emmet Kirwan
Producer ..... Michael Shannon.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 14 May 2018 14:15


Role Contributor
Helen Deirdre Donnelly
Peter Owen Roe
Mary Ali White
Davey Lloyd Cooney
Cunningham Peter Daly
Garda Brady Faolan Morgan
Garda Mulligan Patrick Fitzsymons
Brendan Simon Delaney
Writer Emmet Kirwan
Producer Michael Shannon


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