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Emer McLysaght

The Importance of Being Aisling
  • The Importance of Being Aisling

  • Emer McLysaght

    *** Can't get enough of Aisling? THE NO 1 IRISH BESTSELLER and hilarious follow-up to the smash-hit romantic comedy Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling is AVAILABLE IN EBOOK ONLY NOW! ***

    'Should come with a health warning. Ten pages in my face hurts from grinning' Sunday Independent

    You can take the small-town girl out of the big city - but can you take the big city out of the girl?

    Job. Flat. Boyfriend. Tick. Tick. Tick.

    Aisling (seems) to be winning at life. But life has other ideas.

    Fired. Homeless. Dumped. Tick. Tick. Tick.

    When everything comes crashing down around her, moving back in with her mam seems like a disaster.

    But might returning to her roots provide the answers Aisling's looking for?

    'My neck hurts from nodding along in recognition at the universal wisdoms. There's a smile in every page, some genuinely hilarious moments, and so much heart. The Importance of Being Aisling is a day-maker - the cure for cynicism, Trump and whatever else ails you' Sunday Independent

    Praise for Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling

    'Comparisons with Bridget Jones are spot on' Independent

    'The year's funniest book' Hello

    'There aren't enough words for how much I love it' Marian Keyes

    'Will have you laughing your socks off' Fabulous

    'It has a great big thumping heart' Sunday Times

Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen conceived the character of Aisling in their sitting room in 2008, when they began to observe the many traits, characteristics and quirks of a very particular type of Irish girl; one they identified around them and one they identified with. Emer McLysaght is the former editor of The Daily Edge and has worked extensively in journalism and radio. Sarah Breen is a journalist whose work has appeared in Stellar, Image, U, the Irish Independent and The Gloss.