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06th May 2016

Our fave author Jacqueline Wilson was in Dublin yesterday and people went MAD

Her books were the absolute best...

Rebecca Keane

Jacqueline Wilson holds a special place in our hearts.

The 70-year-old British author has written 100+ children’s books and some characters of her stories were made into huge TV shows such as Tracy Beaker.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Children's author Dame Jacqueline Wilson poses for a picture at The V&A's Museum of Childhood on April 3, 2014 in London, England. An exhibition exploring her life and work will open at the museum on April 5, 2014. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)As part of the International Literature Festival, Dame Wilson was in Dublin to greet fans yesterday evening in the RDS.

She was at the festival to talk about her new book Rent-a-Bridesmaid which is her 104th release.

Irish fans on Twitter were overjoyed to meet and hear of Jacqueline Wilson visiting our Emerald Isle:

Before she made an appearance at the RDS, she was on The Ryan Tubridy show yesterday morning where she gave a delightful interview, giving tips on writing and divulging how her career started.

You can listen to that interview here: