Sinead McClure is a radio producer, editor, sound engineer, writer, copywriter and illustrator.
In 2008 Sinead was commissioned to write a 12 part dramatised serial for children called ‘The Remarkable Adventures of Spike the Hedgehog’ which was funded under the Sound and Vision Project from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Spike the Hedgehog was first broadcast in September 2008 on Midwest Radio and it began broadcasting on RTEjr Radio (Ireland's National Children's Radio Station)in September 2009. A follow on series Spike the Hedgehog and the Magical Pocket of Time was broadcast on RTEjr Radio from September to December 2010. In 2011 Sinéad wrote the series ‘Turlough Tales’ a 12 part storytelling style series for children that focused on the flora and fauna at an Irish Turlough, this was broadcast on RTEjr Radio in September 2011. The co- written ‘I am falcon.’ a six part drama series for children aged 7 and older is/was broadcast on RTEjr Radio in November 2012.
Co Owner of All Points West Audio Productions, Sinead has also been involved in recording, compiling and editing content for www.podcasts.ie, including the popular once monthly podcast The Calendar Road (Details of which can be found on her facebook link)
As the Turlough fills with frogspawn early in spring, we follow one tadpole’s metamorphosis into adulthood under the watchful gaze of a curious swan. Thady needs to be very clever after all he might be one in a million who need to survive!
The first in the Turlough Tales Series Thady the Tadpole is an original telling of how the tadpole becomes the frog.