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Irish Bestsellers 22nd April 2017

We welcome some newcomers to the charts this week, as YouTube hit Oli White tops the Children’s chart with his new novel in the Generation Next series, Generation Next: The Takeover. White has also...

Irish Bestsellers 15th April 2017

There’s a few notable features of this week’s charts, including the surprise no. 1 in the Top 20 of Angels at my Fingertips: The Sequel to Angels in my Hair by Lorna...

Irish Bestsellers 8th April 2017

It’s almost Easter, spring cleaning time and with that, a good shake up of the charts. We have some great new releases this week, including a new paperback of the...

Irish Bestsellers 1st April 2017

No April Fool’s day jokes here! Things are settling back to normal now, after the madness of World Book Day. Sales figures are returning to usual levels and the biggest change is in the...

Shortlist Announced for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017
Posted by Writing.ie in > News for Writers

The 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist has been announced. This year’s six shortlisted books include one previous winner of the Prize and one debut novelist. “It has been a...

Irish Bestsellers 25th March 2017

There are some wonderful books in the charts this week, looking particularly at the Top 10 in Mass Market Fiction where we have some really strong titles by women such...

Kit de Waal and Alan McMonagle Longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize
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Three Irish authors have been longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize, the most prestigious award for first-time novelists, worth £10,000 to the winner. Kit de Waal, whose mother’s family come...

Hennessy Award Winners Announced!
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Fans of new Irish literature gathered in the stunning surrounds of The Baroque Chapel at IMMA Kilmainham last night for the 46th annual Hennessy Literary Awards, one of the longest...

Keeping Your Child Safe on Social Media by Anne McCormack
Posted by Anne McCormack in > The Big Idea

Working as a psychotherapist over many years, I have met numerous parents and young people who face all sorts of difficulties that link to online activity. The mental health of...

Irish Bestsellers 18th March 2017

The charts are slowly returning to normal after World Book Day frenzy. Some familiar faces (ahem, Graham Norton) are back in the Top 20, along with a couple of new...