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48th Opening and Awards Ceremony of Listowel Writers’ Week
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Listowel Writers’ Week officially threw open the doors to its 48th Festival on Wednesday night the 30thMay 2018. A host of Irish and international poets, playwrights, novelists, short story writers, artists and musicians...

Irish Bestsellers 19th May 2018

There’s a good bit of change around this week – interesting times as aside from one or two constants (Eleanor Oliphant and The Tattoo Artist of Auschwitz—which, by the way...

Deirdre Sullivan and Karen Vaughan win the 28th CBI Book of the Year Award
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The winner of the 28th Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Award was revealed today at a ceremony held in Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin. Recipients of the Children’s Choice...

Irish Bestsellers 12th May 2018

There’s some great movement in the charts this week and some newcomers; in fact, half of this week’s Top 20 were only released in May. While Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely...

Sarah Crossan is Ireland’s Fifth Laureate na nÓg
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Sarah Crossan,  poet and novelist, has been appointed today as is Ireland’s fifth Laureate na nÓg and will hold the title from 2018 until 2020. The One author taking over from illustrator P...

Irish Bestsellers 5th May 2018

We have a few new books appearing this week. In Fiction, we’ve got Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall and The Gospel According to Blindboy by Blindboy Boatclub at 5...

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New Irish Independent Authors’ Collective
Posted by Amanda J Evans in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

The writing scene in Ireland is vast and filled with amazing opportunities for those wishing to forge a career penning the next best seller. Writers can attend events, conferences, and...

My Name is Bridget: The Untold Story of Bridget Dolan and the Tuam Mother and Baby Home
Irish Bestsellers 28th April 2018

Well, things are definitely returning back to normal in the Children’s Top 10, as we have two Harry Potter titles (the first two, as a matter of interest; is this...

Mark O’Connell wins 2018 Wellcome Book Prize for ‘To Be a Machine’
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Irish author Mark O’Connell has won the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize for his extraordinary debut To Be a Machine: Adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers and the futurists solving the modest...

Irish Bestsellers 21st April 2018

While Fire and Fury is still clinging on to a chart position, over in the Top 10 Paperback Non-Fiction, a new behind-the-scenes look at the White House hits the shelves...