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Roisin Ingle

Journalist, Author & Podcaster

Roísín Ingle is a writer, podcaster and Deputy Features Editor with the Irish Times. She is the author of two collections of her columns, Pieces of Me(Hachette) and Public Displays of Emotion (Irish Times Books), and is the co-author of The Daughterhood (Simon and Schuster) with Natasha Fennell, which has been published in several languages. In September 2015 she wrote about her abortion and became a prolific voice in the campaign to repeal the 8thamendment. She produces The Women’s Podcast and presents the new Back To Yours podcast both on www.irishtimes.com.

My Sessions

Joseph O’Connor: Shadowplay

The Town Hall

Local hero, bestselling author, creator of The Star of the Sea and one of Ireland’s greatest storytellers, has a new novel out this June. Shadowplay explores Bram Stoker’s intense relationships with the actors Henry Irving and Ellen Terry, while working together at the Lyceum Theatre, relationships that inspired the creation of Dracula. This magnificent novel examines […]

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Elif Shafak: 10 minutes, 38 seconds

Secret Garden

The Irish Times has called best-selling novelist Elif Shafak  ‘the most exciting Turkish novelist to reach western readers in years.’ We are delighted to welcome back this mesmerising speaker who received a standing ovation when last at Dalkey Book Festival, enchanting those lucky enough to get a ticket to see her. Best known for The Forty Rules of Love and The Bastard of […]

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