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5th Oct 2022

Age Range
All ages

Maynooth Community Library

Breaking Point: Edel Coffey in Conversation with Rachael English - Kildare Readers Festival

Kildare Library & Arts Services has announced that Kildare Readers Festival returns to venues across the County from Monday, 3rd October to Sunday, 9th October 2022. 

Join author and journalist Edel Coffey, in conversation with Rachael English, for a discussion on her debut novel Breaking Point.

Published to rave reviews earlier this year, Breaking Point is a raw and compelling examination of the societal pressures put on women to juggle careers and personal lives and to ‘have it all’. The novel charts the story of Susannah - a highly successful paediatrician, parenting self-help author and mother-of-two - and the aftermath of what happens when while driving her daughter to nursery one morning a change in her routine leads to a devastating mistake.

Edel Coffey is an Irish journalist and broadcaster. She began work as an arts journalist and editor with the Sunday Tribune. She has since worked as a presenter and reporter with RTÉ radio, editor of the Irish Independent Weekend Magazine, and as Books Editor of the Irish Independent. She is a columnist with the Irish Examiner and The Sunday Business Post.

Breaking Point is her debut novel and was a number one bestseller in Ireland. She lives in Galway with her husband and children.

Rachael English is the author of six novels, including the recent number one bestseller, The Letter Home. Her books have been published in Britain, the United States and in a number of European languages.

Venue: Maynooth Library 

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