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Louise Nealon in Conversation with Eimear Ryan

April 10 at 7:00 pm


Come along to this talk to hear two award winning young authors discuss their rural background, sport and mental health and how these subjects have influenced their work.


Eimear Ryan won Sports book of the  year at the An Post Book Awards in 2023 with her memoir The Grass Ceiling, an exploration of women and sport in Ireland. 

Louise Nealon is a writer from County Kildare. She has a degree in English literature from Trinity College Dublin and a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Queen’s University Belfast. In 2017, she won the Cork International Short Story Competition. Her debut novel, Snowflake was released in May 2021, and won Newcomer of the Year at the An Post Book Awards. Snowflake has been translated into several languages including German, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Croatian, Slovakian and Chinese. Her short story ‘What Feminism Is,’ is currently being adapted into a short film by Pure Divilment Pictures. Louise is currently working on her second novel.



Lucan Library
Supervalu Shopping Centre, Newcastle Road + Google Map
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