Imelda Carroll won Scripts, Ireland’s Playwriting Festival in 2016 and won the Kilmore Write by the Sea Short Story Competition in the same year.
She wrote and directed Lisa Go Home for Wexford Women’s Refuge the same year. In 2017 her piece Then and Now was performed in the Octagon Theatre in Bolton. She took part in the Wexford Screen Writing course with Bodecii Film and Wexford County Council Arts Department. This led to a collaboration with Out Left Productions and her screenplay Chicken Out was chosen by the DLR First Frames funding scheme in 2019. Chicken Out has won many awards including Best Short Screen Play at the Dublin International Comedy Film Festival 2022. Imelda took part in the Wexford Playwrights Studio funded by Wexford County Council Arts Department with her play Forlorn Point. Imelda is a member of Word Play and has had several short pieces performed with the writers and actors group. She recently received a week long Writers Residency on Bardsey Island in Wales with Write4Word and Wexford County Council Arts. Imelda works for Wexford Library Service.