Ireland Reads: Liz Nugent in Conversation with Dymphna Nugent

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Best selling author Liz Nugent in conversation with Waterford News and Star journalist Dymphna Nugent. An Ireland Reads Event.

Join award-winning author with Liz Nugent on Thursday 25 February in conversation with Waterford’s Dymphna Nugent. Not to be missed

This is an Ireland Reads Event. Ireland Reads is a new national campaign to encourage as many people as possible to get reading. The campaign will run throughout February, leading up to ‘Ireland Reads Day’ on February 25th 2021.

Ireland Reads is about promoting the power of reading for enjoyment and wellbeing, combatting lockdown by encouraging everyone, young and old, to get back into the habit of reading and regularly setting aside time to sit and read a book, a poem, a comic, a newspaper, whatever works for them!

Find out more at and make your pledge to read on Ireland Reads Day!

Author Biographies

Liz Nugent is a writer of award-winning psychological suspense novels Unraveling Oliver (2014), Lying in Wait (2016), Skin Deep (2018) and Little Cruelties (2020). All four books topped the Irish bestsellers list and Liz has won multiple literary awards. Her books have also been optioned for screen adaptations.

Liz’s books have been translated into 16 languages and she has also written extensively for radio and television in drama and animation.

In Oct 2017, Liz won the Irish Woman of the Year Award for Literature.


Dymphna Nugent is a regional print Journalist, Columnist and Literary Critic living near the seaside in Tramore, Co. Waterford. She is a full time Journalist with Waterford News & Star. Holding a particular interest in the changing landscape of Irish writing over the past decade, Dymphna reviews books for the Irish Examiner, and Waterford News & Star. Dymphna also runs both physical and online classes for students to encourage their understanding of, and engagement with the secondary school English syllabus, with an emphasis on decoding poetry and literary works.


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This event is organised by Waterford Libraries.

For more information contact: Tracy McEneaney or 0761 10 2755

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