Kevin Lavelle was the 2007 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year. He has written the script for the short film An Líne - The Line, which has its debut on TG4 on Monday, March 29th @ 10pm. http://www.tg4.ie/bearla/scei/scei.asp?Dt=2010-3-29
This is a new short film scheme from new Irish language writing and directing talent, on the theme of family. Written by Kevin Lavelle and directed by Diarmuid Goggins. Set in an alternative reality An Líne finds our central characters, the young couple Joe & Mary, in an Ireland of strict curfews and a dominating state system. Faced with an unexpected pregnacy and a system which grants or refuses a license to be parents, Joe and Mary struggle with a decision which will determine their place in a harsh, uncaring society.
For more see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe1JZi5lADI&feature=youtube_gdata