Kathleen MacMahon is an Irish writer and former radio and television journalist who worked with Ireland's national broadcaster, RTÉ She is the author of three novels and numerous short stories.
Childhood and family
Born in Kilkenny, MacMahon is the granddaughter of writer Mary Lavin and the niece of Caroline Walsh, the literary editor of The Irish Times. Her father is Des MacMahon and her mother was Valdi Walsh, who died in November 2010. MacMahon has a brother and sister, Kevin and Meg. MacMahon attended Mount Anville Secondary School in Dublin after her family returned to Ireland from Nicaragua and Brazil. She went on to take degrees at University College Dublin and Cambridge University.
She worked for RTÉ as a radio and television journalist for 15 years before getting her first book published. While working for Morning…Read more on Wikipedia