Sunday 18 June
Louise McSharry is a broadcaster and writer from Dublin. Louise worked in radio for nineteen years, starting out as a researcher in Newstalk before moving to presenting in iRadio followed by eleven years on air on RTE 2FM.
Her memoir Fat Chance: My Life in Ups, Downs and Crisp Sandwiches was published by Penguin Ireland in 2016. Louise writes a weekly beauty column for the Irish Independent’s Weekend Magazine, and regularly contributes to the paper’s Opinion page. Her writing has also appeared in The Irish Times, The Sunday Business Post, The Sunday Times Style Magazine, Buzzfeed.com, ThePool.co.uk, TheStrategist.co.uk, and TheJournal.ie among others.
Louise hosts a weekly podcast ‘Catch Up with Louise McSharry’, which aims to catch people up on news and culture, offer recommendations for music, television and other art forms, and also features short interviews with relevant or interesting people.