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Alice McDermott in conversation with Mike McCormack
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Druid are delighted to announce an exciting Druid Talk with American author Alice McDermott currently under commission from Druid for a new play. Druid presents Alice McDermott in conversation with...

Date With An Agent 2018 Enter Now!
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Calling All Aspiring Authors – Your Chance For A Date With An Agent Have you written a bestseller? If you’re a writer looking for a literary agent and LOTS of...

Shortlistees Announced for 47th Annual Hennessy Literary Awards
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On March 21st, in the historic setting of The Honourable Society of King’s Inn Hennessy will celebrate the best of new Irish writing when it hosts the 47th annual Hennessy Literary...

Shortlist Announced for Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards 2018
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Ten titles will compete for the Children’s Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards 2018, the most prestigious awards for children’s books in Ireland. The shortlist for the 28th Children’s...

Letters to My Daughters, by bestselling author Emma Hannigan
Irish Bestsellers 3rd March 2018

The Irish writing and reading community was devastated to lose Emma Hannigan last Saturday after her incredibly brave and unerringly positive struggle with cancer. Her book is still at no....

‘It’s All About Love’ Emma Hannigan Says Goodbye
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Yesterday on Wednesday 7th March 2018, Emma Hannigan was buried. Those words just don’t work.  Because although it was clear over the last year or so, that she might be...

BOLD GIRLS for International Women’s Day

In the centenary of Irish women’s suffrage, Children’s Books Ireland‘s BOLD GIRLS initiative is a multi-faceted celebration of brave, intelligent, strong women and girls in children’s books. BOLD GIRLS is...

All Female Moth Poetry Prize Shortlist Announced
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Four female poets – Natalya Anderson, Audrey Molloy, Cheryl Moskowitz and Teresa Ott – are in the running for this year’s €10,000 Moth Poetry Prize. The award is run by...

Letters to My Daughters, by bestselling author Emma Hannigan
Irish Bestsellers 24th February 2018

We have some very nice new books in the charts this week, particularly in the Top 10s. Brand new releases include Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover, straight into the...

World Book Day: Don’t Let the Weather Stop You Reading!
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There have been school closures due to the inclement weather conditions across the country and expect these to continue on World Book Day and beyond. We’re so pleased that children...