Ms Jenny Roche




Jenny is a part-time lecturer and freelance writer & filmmaker  She teaches screenwriting in the Huston School of Film & Digital Media and has had work commissioned and funded by Fís Éireann, BBC, RTÉ,  Arts Council of Ireland, Ferndale Films, Wide Eye Films and others.  
In 2023 she received funding from Ardán Galway for a short documentary film 'Concerned', currently in post-production. She was a script writer on RTÉ long-running drama series Fair City from 2012-2020 and has since developed a feature film script `Dysphoria' with support from the Fís Éireann Screenplay Development loan  The script was a Writers Lab UK and Ireland 2021 finalist and shortlisted for BBC Writersroom and Writersroom Voices in 2023. She is also developing a TV Drama series 'Charlotte's Wolf' with support from the X-Pollinator Elevator scheme 2021.
Her short films `Butterflies & Bees, `Thursdays Child', and `New York Ladies have screened and won awards at Film Festivals in Ireland, UK, US, Canada and Australia. Her short fiction has been published in Thicker Than Water- a Random House anthology of short fiction, and a Sunday Tribune Anthology of New Irish Writing. She has been shortlisted for RTÉ Short Story competition and Cúirt poetry award. 
As an actor, (Jenny Conroy) she has worked in film, TV and stage in Ireland, New York and LA. She has also worked as a TV presenter, freelance arts journalist, script assistant and stage manager in her time.