Donal Ryan‘It just felt like a story I had to write’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Donal Ryan is back with book number 5 (and novel number 4), From a Low and Quiet Sea.  He joined Ryan Tubridy to talk about the inspiration behind it and about his style of researching and writing a book.  With his astute observations and attention to detail, Ryan was curious to know if he drew inspiration from people watching. “I …

Donal Ryan‘It was never on the cards that I would retire from salaried employment at 40, on the strength of a few books.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Donal Ryan has returned to his day job in the public service. It’s a headline that did the rounds in recent times in literary, entertainment and cultural circles, with many people lamenting the fact that a bestselling author should be somehow “forced” back to regular, salaried employment, because the income from book sales is so low. On Today with Sean …