On The Fringe

ICYM "On the Fringe" with Mary it featured Illustrator Fatti Burke, writer Fiona Ennis and director of "Broken Law" Paddy Slattery

Fatti Burke has made a series of campaign pictures in association with the HSE, to prevent the spread of Covid19

Fatti Burke is a Dunmore East native and an illustrator. The first book she illustrated, which was written by her dad John, was Irelandopedia and she's gone onto work on many other publications since, often as part of that father/daughter duo. You can check out some of Fatti's work here.

Fatti's latest project is in collaboration with the HSE, where she's illustrated a series of poster campaigns encouraging people to socially distance and wear face coverings to help prevent the spread of Covid19.

Fatti dropped into me in studio, have a listen to our chat..


Dr Fiona Ennis, lecturer on the BA Arts in the School of Humanities at WIT has been shortlisted for the 2020 Bristol Short Story Prize. The winner will be announced in October 2020 and the shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology by Tangent Books. Fiona, who's previously won the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award, was in studio to tell me all about it..

Broken Law is a new Irish movie, and one of the rare new releases to cinemas at the moment. You can catch it this week at Dungarvan SGC. With a cast that includes John Connors, Gary Lydon and many more besides, it tells the story of two brothers on opposite sides of the law. Writer and Director and Offaly native Paddy Slattery talks to me about the process of making the movie..