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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Author Cecelia Ahern blows out the candles on new book

Elaine McCahill

Cecelia Ahern at The Etihad Airways International Charity Lunch and Fashion Show in aid of the Rape Crisis Centre.
Cecelia Ahern at The Etihad Airways International Charity Lunch and Fashion Show in aid of the Rape Crisis Centre.

Cecelia Ahern celebrated her 34th birthday by blowing out the candles on a cake that was baked in the image of her new book.

The top author's 12th book, The Marble Collector, will hit shelves on October 29 and her hubby David Keoghan surprised her with a cake in the design of the cover.

Cecelia Ahern David Keoghan
Cecelia Ahern David Keoghan

Read more: Cecelia Ahern's 12th novel, The Marble Collector, to hit shelves in October

"Happy Birthday Cecelia. One of the greatest human beings I've ever met. Not a bad little writer too," David captioned a snap of her intricate cake.

The couple have two children, Robin (6) and three-year-old Sonny.

Her best pal Yvonne Connolly was also on hand to help her celebrate, throwing her a surprise party.

Yvonne Keating and Cecelia Ahern can trust each other. Photo: Kip Carroll
Yvonne Keating and Cecelia Ahern can trust each other. Photo: Kip Carroll

"Cecelia is one of my best friends. She is kooky, quirky and very supportive," she said recently of her close pal.

"She is the best person when you are feeling down.

The Marble Collector - Cecelia Ahern
The Marble Collector - Cecelia Ahern

"When other people are pandering to you, and saying, 'are you OK?' she is the one to say something and make you laugh," she added.

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