‘Favourite saying? Early bird gets the worm, but second mouse gets the cheese’ – author Una Mannion

The bestselling American author, whose second novel Tell Me What I Am has just been published, wishes she had believed earlier on in her life that she could actually write

Author Una Mannion. ‘I wish I could notch down the hype [of the Leaving Cert]. Results seem to mean so little within just a few years.’ Photo: James Connolly