An Irishman Abroad

The Authors Episode

September 4, 2021

This week, we have a very special treat for our listeners in which we bring you the Author's Bumper Special. We have delved into the Irishman Abroad archives with over 8 years of interviews with some of Ireland's top writing talents working and living both at home and abroad.

From Marian Keyes, Paul Howard and Blindboy to Cecelia Ahern, Roddy Doyle and Louise O'Neill, we hear the fascinating tales from their incredible careers, their own unique approaches to the writing process, the origin stories of some of their finest work and more.

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Supplementary research provided by John Meagher.

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