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Girls Play Too

3 December, 2020 , 11:00 am 12:00 pm GMT

Free

UPDATE 13/10/20: This event is now booked out. Thank you for your interest! If you would like to be included on a cancellation list, please email info@dublinbookfestival.com

With Jacqui Hurley

Ages 9+

Johnny Sexton, Jack Charlton, Roy Keane. These are three of the most famous men in Irish sporting history. But what about the women? Join this online live class event with sports commentator Jacqui Hurley to hear all about Girls Play Too (Merrion Press), her new book on Ireland’s greatest female sports stars, from Derval O’Rourke to Katie Taylor. Get your class to join in this memorable event as Jacqui talks about the inspiration for her book, the stars featured in the book, and of course, about her time as one of RTÉ’s first female sports broadcasters. Be sure to book your class in for a place for this event so Jacqui can answer all of your sports-related questions!

Jacqui Hurley

Jacqui Hurley is one of Ireland’s leading sports broadcasters. In 2009, she became the first ever female anchor of Sunday Sport on RTÉ Radio One. She presents the daily sports bulletins on RTÉ’s Six One News and is also a regular anchor of RTÉ’s soccer output on television. She lives in Dublin with her husband Shane and her children, Luke and Lily.


Please note that this event will take place over Zoom. Booking is essential and places are limited to one class group only, so will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. To book, email info@dublinbookfestival.com.

This is a LIVE online event.

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