30 September 1981 |
|Education||Griffith College, Dublin|
|Period||2002 – present|
|Genres||Romance, sentimental, chick lit|
|Notable work(s)||PS, I Love You, Where Rainbows End, If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, Thanks For The Memories, The Gift and The Book of Tomorrow|
|Relative(s)||Bertie Ahern (father),
Georgina Ahern (older sister) and Nicky Byrne (brother-in-law)
On 14 December 2009, it was announced that Cecelia had given birth to her first child with partner David Keoghan, a girl named Robin. One of her spokeswomen confirmed in March 2012 that she was pregnant with second child. It was revealed by Nicky on his Twitter that Cecelia had given birth to her second child a boy named Sonny on 23 July 2012.
In 2002, when Cecelia Ahern was twenty-one, she wrote her first novel, PS, I Love You. Published in 2004, it was the number 1 bestseller in Ireland (for 19 weeks), the United Kingdom, U.S., Germany and the Netherlands. It is sold in over forty countries. The book was adapted as a motion picture directed by Richard LaGravenese and starring Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler. It was released in the USA on 21 December 2007.
Cecelia was the co-creator (along with Donald Todd) and producer of the ABC comedy Samantha Who? starring Christina Applegate, Jean Smart, Jennifer Esposito, Barry Watson, Kevin Dunn, Melissa McCarthy and Tim Russ.
Her second to latest book is called The Gift and was published just before Christmas 2008 in the UK. Her following book, The Book of Tomorrow, was published on the 1 October 2009.
- PS, I Love You (2002)
- Where Rainbows End (2004) (titled Rosie Dunne or 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) (titled There's No Place Like Here in the U.S.A.)
- Thanks for the Memories (2008)
- The Gift (2008)
- The Book of Tomorrow (2009)
- Girl in the Mirror / The Memory Maker (short stories) (2010)
- The Time of my Life (2011)
- One Hundred Names (2012)
- How to Fall in Love (2013)
- 24 Minutes in "Moments" (2004)
- 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'Connor and 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 "Harrod’s Magazine"
- The Things That I Remember for "Woman's Own"
- Remembering Mum for "Express Magazine"
- Mallard and May for "Woman and Home"
- PS, I Love You, (2007)
- If You Could See Me Now (currently in progress)
- Thanks for the Memories (currently in progress)
- Where Rainbows End (2014)
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