Rachael English is a novelist and presenter on Ireland's most popular radio show, Morning Ireland. During more than twenty years as a journalist, she has worked on most of RTE Radio's leading current affairs programmes, covering a huge range of national and international stories. She is the author of four novels.
I read Rachael English's new novel greedily, unable to put it down ... beautiful, compelling, and sincere in the way of the very best stories and the best books - Irish IndependentRachael English paints a vivid picture of a changing Ireland this page-turning tale - Irish TimesRachael English somehow finds the time to pen the kind of page-turning novels that made Maeve Binchy a household name ... The Night of the Party is a coming of age novel that will be instantly recognisable to anyone who grew up in 1980s or 1990s Ireland, making it great fun and ideal fodder for the beach - Sunday Business PostBrilliantly engaging ... this beautifully written tale kept me engrossed from start to finish - Novel DelightsCharming, captivating, heartwarming - Swirl and ThreadSharp, insightful and intelligent ... [English's] many talents as an observer and writer make The Night of the Party a great read - RTE Culture