With Sarah Breen and Emer McLysaght
In Conversation With Rick O’Shea
Sunday 17 November
Time: 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Venue: Main Theatre, Smock Alley Theatre
€8/€6 concession, Booking advised
With over a quarter of a million copies sold to date, Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling (Gill Books) and its follow-up, The Importance of Being Aisling (Gill Books) are the biggest selling titles published in Ireland this century. In Once, Twice, Three Times an Aisling (Gill Books), Aisling is turning 30 and has some big decisions to make. Join co-authors Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen in conversation with broadcaster Rick O’Shea as they discuss all things Aisling.
Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen are best friends and co-authors of the phenomenally successful Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling and its follow-up, The Importance of Being Aisling – the bestselling fiction titles published in Ireland this century. Emer and Sarah are the creators of the characters and Facebook community that inspired the books, and are currently working with Element Pictures to bring Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling to the silver screen, as well as writing books four and five in the series.
Rick O’Shea has been a broadcaster with RTE since 2001, previously on RTE 2FM and as a presenter of RTE Radio 1’s The Poetry Programme. He currently presents weekday mornings on RTE Gold. He runs The Rick O’Shea Book Club (Ireland’s largest with over 26,000 members), hosts events and public interviews at book festivals all across the country, and has been the National Patron of Epilepsy Ireland since 2006. He is also a Book Ambassador for Easons, compiling the “Sinead And Rick’s Must Reads” lists 4 times a year with writer Sinead Moriarty. Rick has been curator of the Waterford Writers Weekend and was one of the judges for the 2018 Costa Book Awards in the UK.