Roisín talks to Sean Rocks on RTÉ Arena arts show about her debut collection, Wild Quiet and multi-cultural Ireland in the 21st century.

Danielle McLaughlin and Roisín O'Donnell read from their collections and discuss their creative writing process.

Recorded at Dublin Central Library for the Contemporary Irish Literature Series (7 April 2017)


Interview with Ross Jeffrey for Storgy magazine

Interview with January Magazine

Interview with Truth, Comments, Opinions about Young Irelanders


Open Library of Humanities

#Agreement20 - Things We’d Rather Forget’: Trauma, the Troubles, and Magical Realism in Post-Agreement Northern Irish Women’s Short Stories by Dawn Miranda Sharratt-Bado

Irish Times

 My Mental knuckle-fight with Irishness

Roisín O’Donnell explores how her complicated relationship with Irish identity helped inspire the stories in her debut collection.

A befuddled relationship: readers on their ‘Irishness’

50 Irish Times readers respond to Roisín’s article on growing up Irish outside Ireland.

Out of this World – magic realism in Irish fiction

Roisín O’Donnell looks at the recent surge in magical realism in Irish fiction.

How to Publish a Debut (in 17 steps)

Roisín O’Donnell charts her journey to publication (in 17 steps)


How to Learn Irish in Seventeen Steps

Irish Times: In one of the stand-out stories from her debut collection, Roisín tells the story of a Brazilian girl who travels to Ireland for love.

Galileo’s Child

Popshot Magazine: Roisín O’Donnell’s flash fiction piece explores the mystery, beauty and potential of an unborn child in the mother’s imagination.

On Cosmology

Irish Times: Winner of the Hennessy New Irish Writing series, August 2015. Shortlisted for Emerging Writer of the Year award.