Rhiannon Watson was born in 1977 in Dublin where she now lives with her family. Rhiannon is heavily involved with Irish Medium Education. She was particularly interested in the arts from a young age when she began writing fiction. She has an honours degree in Irish and Folklore from the National University of Ireland, Dublin. She was treasurer of the Irish Folkore Commission and has a diploma in bilingual practice from Dublin City University.
While studying for her Irish degree she acted and wrote for the dramatic society during a very successful period during which they gained recognition as a company in the national drama competition. Her first book An dragan feasa, a fantastical story for children aged 9-12, was published by Cois Life in 2011.
Updated June 2017