Gráinne Daly holds degrees from Trinity College Dublin, Liverpool John Moores University and University College Dublin. She is an Irish Research Council  scholar and her research area of interest is the literary geography of sport in Irish fiction.


Gráinne's work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies, most recently: Land of the Ever Young -An anthology of writing for children from Contemporary Ireland (Nov 2021) UK:Culture Matters, Writing in Practice: The Journal of Creative Writing Research, Vol.7, 2021, Writing in Education, Iss. 84, Summer 2021, the forthcoming special issue of TEXT: Creative Writing and Sport. 

She has won numerous awards for her writing and teaches creative writing in University College Dublin.