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Anna Burns wins 50th Man Booker Prize with Milkman!
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Anna Burns wins 50th Man Booker Prize with Milkman! Milkman by Anna Burns is tonight, Tuesday 16 October, named winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.  It is...

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Irish Book Week Programme Launched
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The inaugural Irish Book Week takes place from 27th October – 3rd November, a nationwide celebration of Irish books and bookshops. A collaboration between Bookselling Ireland and Publishing Ireland, the week will...

World Book Day 2109 Titles Revealed
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World Book Day is putting more books than ever into its campaign to provide every child and young person in the country with a book of their own. Catering for...

Irish Bestsellers 6th October 2018

Lots of new entries in the charts this week! In Hardback Non-Fiction, we’ve got musical contributions from Tom Gilmore with Big Tom: The King of Irish Country battling it out with Nathan Carter’s autobiography Born...

Irish Bestsellers 29th September 2018

More change around in the charts this week! We’ve got Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen pulling off a double whammy in the Top 10s, with Oh My God What A Complete Aisling at...

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2018 Long List Announced
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It’s a tough field this year! We had many excellent entries to The Writing.ie Short Story of the Year competition from some of the worlds most prestigious publishers. Here is...

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President Michael D. Higgins to deliver Dublin Festival of History closing address
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President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins will deliver a special address to close the Dublin Festival of History on Sunday, 7th October at 7pm at The Printworks, Dublin Castle, Dublin...

Irish Bestsellers 22nd September 2018

Another week and more changes in the charts. We have the long-awaited return of Robert Galbraith this week with the Cormoran Strike series, Lethal White, which has gone into the Top 20...

Final novel by Irish author Emma Hannigan to publish in Spring 2019
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When much-loved author Emma Hannigan passed away on 3rd March this year, her twelfth novel Letters to My Daughters had just been published, and went on to become one of...

#ReadersWanted with An Post Irish Book Awards
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An Post is kicking off its support of the Irish Book Awards by reminding people of the power of reading to challenge and alter people’s thinking, to bring parents and...