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Anam Cara Workshop Retreats Announced for 2019
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High on a heather-covered hillside awaits Anam Cara, a tranquil spot set apart to nurture and to provide sanctuary for those who create. Whether you come to work on a...

Irish Bestsellers 8th December 2018

Sales have picked up again this week, with now all of the Top 20 clocking in over a thousand sales. We’re still slightly down on last year’s equivalent charts, particularly...

Irish Bestsellers 1st December 2018

Welcome back to another week of Bestsellers! Two immediate indicators that we’re getting serious about Christmas now (apart from the advent calendars and copious quantities of tinsel everywhere) are the...

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Authors seek to preserve UK’s reputation in culture and creativity after Brexit
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Authors Linda Grant, Joanne Harris and Joanna Trollope have called on government and politicians to ensure that the UK’s reputation as world leaders in culture and creativity is preserved after...

Louise Greig’s Heartwarming Tale wins The Caterpillar Story Prize 2018
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The Caterpillar Story Prize, run by The Caterpillar, an art & literature magazine for children, has been awarded to Louise Greig for ‘Beatrice – A Work of Art’, a story...

Irish Bestsellers 24th November 2018

And with the last charts of November, we’re definitely on the home straight to the end of the year. We’ve got the big hitters like Walliams (still streets ahead at...

The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee shares William Hill Sports Book of the Year
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The biography of Eamonn ‘The Terminator’ Magee and a debut by cross-Channel swimming champ Tom Gregory have both been awarded the William Hill Sports Book of the Year – the...

Winners of The An Post Irish Book Awards 2018 Revealed
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In an exceptionally strong year for female writing with women authors dominating the winners list for first time ever, the An Post Irish Book Awards were announced at a glittering...

Irish Bestsellers 17th November 2018

First off, a round of applause for Milkman; since winning the Man Booker Prize 2018, Anna Burns has seen sales of her book soar through the roof and it’s continuing to...

Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan Shortlisted for Costa Book Awards 2018
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Irish authors Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan have been shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year...