- Cecelia Ahern
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name = Cecelia Ahern
birthdate = birth date and age|1981|9|30
period = 2004 - Present
genre = Romance, sentimental,
Bertie Ahern(father), Georgina Ahern(older sister) and Nicky Byrne(brother-in-law)
website = http://www.ceceliaahern.ie/
Cecelia Ahern (b.
30 September 1981in Dublin, in Ireland) is an Irish novelist, since 2004. In addition to publishing several novels, she has also contributed a number of short stories to various anthologies, for which all her royalties go to charity, and she is currently a producer for the ABC comedy Samantha Who?starring Christina Applegate.
Cecelia Ahern was born on
September 30, 1981in Dublin, Ireland. She is the daughter of the former Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahernand currently dating David Keoghan, an actor who was formerly an Irish hurdler and Olympic hopeful. Her older sister, Georgina Ahernis married to Nicky Byrneof Irish pop group Westlife.
In 2000, she was part of the Irish pop group Shimma, who finished third in the Irish national final for the
Eurovision Song Contest[ [http://homepage.ntlworld.com/waterloo/2000/irelan00.htm Eurovision Song Contest 2000 ] ] .
Before starting her writing career, she obtained a degree in
Journalismand Media Communications from Griffith College Dublin.
In 2002, when Cecelia Ahern was twenty-one, her first novel "
PS, I Love You" was the number 1 bestseller in Ireland(for 19 weeks), the United Kingdom, U.S., Germanyand Holland. It is sold in over forty countries. The book was adapted as a motion picture directed by Richard LaGraveneseand starring Hilary Swankand Gerard Butler. It was released in the USA on December 21, 2007.Citation| title = Cecelia Ahern's Official Biography| date =| year =| url = http://ceceliaahern.ie/biography| accessdate = 2007-12-31]
Her second book, "
Where Rainbows End" (U.S. "Love, Rosie"), also reached number 1 in Ireland and the UK, and won the German CORINE Awardin 2005.
Cecelia is the co-creator (along with
Donald Todd) and producer for the ABC comedy Samantha Who?starring Christina Applegate, Jean Smart, Jennifer Esposito, Barry Watson, Kevin Dunn, Melissa McCarthyand Tim Russ.
PS, I Love You" (2004)
Where Rainbows End", (2004) (titled " Rosie Dunne" / " Love, Rosie" in the U.S.A.)
If You Could See Me Now" (2005) (titled " A Silver Lining" in the U.S.A)
A Place Called Here" (2006)
*"Thanks for the Memories" (2008)
*"The Gift" (2008)
*"24 Minutes" in "
*"Next Stop: Table For Two" in "
Short and Sweet", (2005)
*"The Calling" in "
Irish Girls Are Back In Town", (2005) (with Patricia Scanlan, Gemma O'Connorand Sarah Webb)
Mrs. Whippy" (2006)
*"The End" in "
Girls' Night In / Ladies' Night", (2006) (with Wendy Holden, Freya North, Cathy Kelly, ...)
The Production Line for Express Magazine
*"Every Year" for "
*"The Things That I Remember" for "
*"Remembering Mum" for "
*"Mallard and May" for "
Woman and Home"
Samantha Who?(with Donald Todd)
* [http://www.ceceliaahern.ie/ Cecelia Ahern's Official website]
* [http://www.cecelia-ahern.de.vu/ Written In The Night - a fansite]
* [http://www.lecturalia.com/autor/570/cecilia-ahern Cecilia Ahern in Lecturalia (Spanish)]
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