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Irish Bestsellers 23rd November 2019

As usual for this time of year, there aren’t many big new releases in the run up to Christmas, as focus seems to be on established successes. A notable exception...

Caimh McDonnell Novella to Raise Funds for Peter McVerry Trust
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McFori Ink is delighted to announce the release of BAFTA nominated TV writer and former stand-up comedian Caimh McDonnell’s Christmas novella Bloody Christmas. All proceeds from the novella, which was...

Joseph O’Connor shortlisted for Costa Books Award Novel of the Year
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Having recently won the Eason Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards, Joseph O’connor’s Shadowplay has now been shortlisted for the Costa Books Award Novel of the Year....

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Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2019
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The An Post Irish Book Awards found a new home last night in Dublin’s Convention Centre, and this year the event was even bigger and more glittery than ever! With...

Lift the Sink: New Short Story Podcast
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Lift the sink is a new podcast hosted by Paddy Doherty which will feature short fiction from new Irish writers as well as some of the host’s own writing. An...

Irish Bestsellers 16th November 2019

No real surprises in the charts this week! The Wimpy Kid has gone right up to the top of the charts, with Jeff Kinney’s latest in the Diary series, Wrecking Ball, racking up almost four...

An Post Irish Book Awards 2019: The Winners!
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Joseph O’Connor, Vicky Phelan and Andrea Corr were among the winning authors at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards, held in Dublin this evening. First awarded in 2006, the...

Selling What You Love: The Dubray Personal Shopper
Posted by Emmet J. Driver in > The Big Idea

It easy to sell what you love. I don’t mean that the task is self is any less or more hard than other selling, largely it depends on the person...

Irish Bestsellers 9th November 2019

Storming away at the top of the charts is a brand new Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball. This is no. 14 in the series, and has gone straight to...

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Colm Tóibín to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at An Post Irish Book Awards
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The An Post Irish Book Awards is delighted to announce that Irish writer Colm Toibin is the recipient of this year’s ‘Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award’. The award will be...