Lindie Naughton is an Irish journalist living in Dublin. She writes regular columns on running and minority sports for the Evening Herald. She also writes for the Irish Garden and Irish Runner magazines and is a judge for the Irish Times Sportswoman of the Year awards.
Lindie has written several books – “Let’s Run” (first in 1983; revised edition 2007), “Irish Olympians 1896-1992” (with Johnny Watterson),”How to Mow the Lawn – a Beginner’s Guide to Gardening” (New Island, 2003) and “Lady Icarus” (Ashfield Press, 2004), which is the first full biography of pioneering Irish aviator, Lady Mary Heath. In July 2008 came an update of “Irish Olympians” called “Faster, Higher, Stronger – A History of Ireland’s Olympians” (Ashfield Press).
Lindie also gives seminars and talks on the art of writing well and on the life and times of Lady Heath – an inspirational Irishwoman – to schools and businesses.
In her spare time, Lindie coaches the throws at Dundrum South Dublin Athletics Club and leads a fun running group. She is a staunch member of Three Rock Orienteering Club as well as a tutor for the Irish Orienteering Association and a keen amateur musician and gardener.
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