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Colm O'Regan

Colm O’Regan is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, columnist, broadcaster and author. He writes a weekly column for the Irish Examiner and has written for national online and print media on both sides of the Irish Sea. Colm is also a columnist with RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime, BBC World Service’s In The Balance and BBC World News’ Talking Business. He also writes and presents RTÉ’s occasional comedy programme, Colm O'Regan Wants a Word. As a stand-up comedian, he has performed all over the world and he has appeared on RTÉ’s Late Late Show and on Comedy Central. Colm also set up and runs the @irishmammies Twitter account which has over 220,000 followers and was the inspiration behind his three bestselling books of Irish Mammies. His most recent bestseller was Bolloxology. From Dripsey in County Cork, Colm now lives in Dublin but he’s up and down that road a good bit.

Mark O'Sullivan

Mark O’Sullivan has published nine novels. His work has won several awards in Ireland and France and been translated into six languages. He has also published short stories and poetry in various magazines and journals. His first crime novel featuring Detective Inspector Leo Woods, Crocodile Tears, was published to critical acclaim. Mark is married with two daughters and lives in Thurles, County Tipperary.

Albert Reynolds

Born in Roosky, County Roscommon November 1932, Albert Reynolds served as Ireland's eighth Taoiseach from 1992 to 1994 and was a pivotal player in the advancement of the Northern Ireland peace process during that time. Reynolds was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath in 1977 after an early career as a successful businessman, and continued to be re-elected as a TD until his retirement in 2002. In that time he served as Minister for Finance (1988-1991), Minister for Industry & Commerce (1987-1988), Minister for Industry & Energy (1982), Minister for Transport (1980-1981) and Minister for Post & Telegraphs (1979-1981). He is married with seven children.

Nicolas Roche

Nicolas Roche was born in 1984 and became a professional cyclist in 2004 with the Cofidis team. After two years with Crédit Agricole, he joined AG2R-La Mondiale in 2009 and was soon the team leader. The Irish national champion in 2009, Roche came an impressive 23rd overall in his debut Tour de France, with second and fourth placed stage finishes, and improved on that yet further in 2010, ending 15th in the General Classification of the Tour de France and 7th in the Vuelta a España. In 2011, he won his first UCI World Tour race in the Tour of Beijing. The son of Stephen Roche, winner of the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and World Championship in 1987, Nicolas has become one of the top names in world cycling.

Donal Ryan

Donal Ryan is from Nenagh in County Tipperary. His first three novels, The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December and All We Shall Know, and his short story collection A Slanting of the Sun, have all been published to major acclaim. The Spinning Heart won the Guardian First Book Award, the EU Prize for Literature (Ireland), and Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards; it was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Desmond Elliott Prize, and was recently voted 'Irish Book of the Decade'. His fourth novel, From a Low and Quiet Sea, will be published in March 2018. A former civil servant, Donal lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Limerick. He lives with his wife Anne Marie and their two children just outside Limerick City.

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