Louise O'Neill

Louise O'Neill is the award-winning author of Only Ever Yours, Asking for It, Almost Love and The Surface Breaks, with a reputation for hard-hitting books tackling feminist themes.

LOUISE O'NEILL: Talent is important but can't be sustained without good work ethic

I still remember the moment when I first figured out that the books I adored didn’t magically appear out of thin air; there was a real-life person behind those ...

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LOUISE O'NEILL: It’s terrible how complacent we can become about Irish tourist attractions

If I handed you a list of the top 10 things to do in Ireland before you die, how many do you reckon you could tick off?

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LOUISE O'NEILL: When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realise that one cannot eat money

I was listening to ‘Still Processing’, an excellent podcast presented by two culture writers with The New York Times, when they introduced that week’s ...

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LOUISE O'NEILL: Libraries must be protected. If you’re not a member of your local library, why not?

In Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell popularised the theory of the ‘10,000-hour rule’, saying that in order to master any given subject ...

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