Donohue, David

David Donohue has enjoyed a wide and varied career in music and film. Born in Carlow in 1961, he left Ireland in the mid-eighties for New York. There he became the US correspondent for Hot Press Magazine, interviewing among others, James Brown, Lou Reed, Paul Simon, David Bowie, John Cage etc.

David went on to produce two highly acclaimed music documentaries: Put Blood in the Music, a quirky look at the New York downtown music scene of the late eighties, and Words for the Dying, which won the 'best documentary' award at the 1991 Ontorio film festival. Horse racing is David's passion and his six-part documentary series on horse racing, 'Turf Wars' was recently broadcast on BBC and RTÉ.

His own songwriting and recording career has resulted in three albums under the alias The Floors, and he has co-written songs with Marianne Faithfull, Brian Kennedy and Sonic Youth. He is currently working with rising star Jack L, as well as supervising music on Jim Sheridan's feature film East of Harlem.

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Donovan, Anna

Anna Donovan, a former teacher, lives in Dublin and is the author of several books for young people.
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Doody, Noreen

Dr Noreen Doody is a writer and academic who has published extensively on W.B. Yeats and Oscar Wilde. She is a senior lecturer in English Literature and the former head of the Department of English at St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin. She currently teaches on the MA programme in Children’s Literature in the School of English, Dublin City University.

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Doolan, Catherine

Catherine Doolan is a primary teacher in a small rural school in Co Offaly. She teaches 9-12 year olds. Catherine is married with three young children. Bad Hair Day, Panda No. 22, is her first book.

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Dooley, Sheila

Sheila Dooley is the curator and educational officer in Dublinia, where she has played an innovative role in developing ground-breaking narratives of Viking Dublin for world-wide audiences.

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Doorley, Tom

Once a teacher in St Columba's, and then a freelance journalist and TV celebrity food critic, TOM DOORLEY now writes a popular restaurant column for The Irish Times. He also hosts a Saturday evening programme on RTÉ Radio 1 called ‘Food Talk’. This is his first book.
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Dowling, Audrey

Audrey Dowling is a French artist and illustrator living in County Kilkenny. She initially pursued a career in the fashion industry in Paris but somehow ended up in the Irish countryside. Her surroundings inspire her work, as well as folklore from all cultures, fairy tales and vintage imagery. Her universe is colourful and narrative, often praised as graceful and poetic.

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Doyle, Colm

Colm Doyle graduated in architecture from Dundee University and practised in London with the award-winning Paul Davis & Partners before establishing DMVF Architects in 2005. As an RIAI Grade 3 conservation architect, Colm has a passion for integrating contemporary architecture within historic environments.

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Doyle, Deirdre

Deirdre Doyle is a health coach and a mum of three. She has educated thousands of children about food and cooking through her award-winning business, The Cool Food School, since 2018. Her focus is on making food fun for kids.

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