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Sinéad Gleeson

Author and Broadcaster 

Sinéad Gleeson is a writer, editor, freelance broadcaster and journalist.

Currently, she presents The Book Show on RTE Radio One.

Sinéad regularly chairs panel discussions at arts festivals and has conducted public interviews with writers, film-directors, actors and musicians including Martin Amis, Edna O’Brien, Caitlin Moran, Ian McEwan, Donna Tartt, Sebastian Barry, Dylan Moran, Lynn Barber, Patrick deWitt, Daniel Woodrell, Kate Atkinson, Joseph O’Neill, Joanna Trollope, Ron Rash, Lenny Abrahamson, Judy Blume, Willy Vlautin, Aidan Gillen, Paul Murray, Lisa Hannigan, Alistair McLeod and Elizabeth Gilbert.

Her debut collection of essays, Constellations, will be published by Picador in Spring 2019. She is currently working on a novel.

Events

47. Crudo: Olivia Laing in conversation

The Masonic Lodge

Prize-winning writer Olivia Laing’s most recent book, The Lonely City, was published to remarkable critical acclaim, cementing her reputation as one of the most brilliant and original writers of contemporary non-fiction. Crudo, Laing’s first move into fiction, is a brilliant, funny and emphatically raw account of love in the apocalypse. Crudo charts in real time what it […]

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17. Deborah Levy: The Art of Life

Secret Garden

In the second part of her memoir, The Cost of Living , Levy looks at the reason she writes. In this beautiful work, she explores marriage, motherhood, love, death and friendship. Fiercely intelligent and generously humane, the twice-Booker shortlisted writer will be in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson. Price: €15.00  

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