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Recipe for success

Cecelia Ahern, Irish novelist

1981 - Born in Dublin
2000 - Joins Irish pop group Shimma
2002 - Starts writing career
2003 - Graduates in journalism and media communications, Griffith college, Dublin
2004 - Publishes first novel, P.S. I Love You
2004 - Nominated for best newcomer at the British book awards for P.S. I Love You
2005 - Where rainbows end wins Corine award, Germany
2005 - Publishes If You Could See Me Now
2006 - Publishes A Place Called Here (entitled There’s No Place Like Here in the U.S.)
2009 - Publishes Thanks For The Memories

Her first novel ‘P.S. I Love You’, written when she was just 21, became a bestseller and a major movie with an all-star cast. She is only 26, but her books have been translated into many languages and are successful the world over. Famous Irish author Cecelia Ahern is the guest in our studio today.