Owen O’Neill is a Northern Irish writer, actor, director and comedian. He has published three volumes of poetry written plays for the stage and screen. He adapted the Shawshank Redemption for the stage and it is currently on a UK tour of Britain and North America. O’Neill’s poems and stories are both poignant and hilarious. Owen has won numerous awards including two Fringe Firsts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where he has also been nominated for a Perrier Award.
The highlight of the festival. Culture Northern Ireland.
O’Neill’s poems are like an emotional ambush. Toronto Sun
I was simultaneously completely helpless with laughter and moved to tears. The Scotsman