RTÉ Audience Choice Award

A Light That Never Goes Out

By Keelin Shanley with Conor Ferguson

When Keelin Shanley passed away in February aged 51, it was hard to grasp that someone so filled with life was gone. Keelin reveals with real honesty what it’s like to keep living your life and having a career while dealing with the challenges of cancer treatment. Written with the help of Alison Walsh and completed posthumously by Keelin’s husband Conor Ferguson, A Light That Never Goes Out is a remarkable story of courage and resilience.

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Keelin Shanley was an award-winning journalist and broadcaster for RTÉ, notably with Prime Time and the Six One News. She lived in Dún Laoghaire with her husband Conor and their children Lucy and Ben.

Conor Ferguson is a writer, photographer and filmmaker.