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O’Carroll Kelly Still On Top: The Irish Best Sellers

Ross O’Carroll Kelly is still leading the field this week, but has David Walliams and Eamon Dunphy at his heels. It’s a good week for Penguin Ireland with seven titles...

Writing Your Life Into Your Work by Sheila Agnew
Posted by Sheila Agnew in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

‘How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live!’ Clearly Henry David Thoreau wrote that way back in the pre-selfies days when...

Shore Writers’ Festival for Young and Emerging Writers
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The creative team behind wordlegs.com have organised a second Shore Writers’ Festival for young and emerging writers which will take place next month. The weekend event will run from November...

O’Carroll Kelly dominates, but can Sexton tackle him? The Irish Bestsellers

Ross O’Carroll Kelly is still at the top of the chart with very healthy sales, well ahead of the new No.2 David Walliams Demon Dentist. Fresh at No.3 Johnny Sexton’s...

Sure You Can! Janet E Cameron
Posted by Janet E Cameron in > News for Writers > The Big Idea

Two weeks ago, I posted an article on writing.ie about a question that’s been bothering me for almost as long as I’ve been writing seriously: can you be a mother...

Come to the Red Line Book Festival 2013!
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Only one week left to get your tickets for the hottest literary festival in town – Red Line Book Festival 2013 begins on Tuesday 15th October! Fancy learning how to...

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly Storms Into No.1!

This week the Irish public have rushed out to buy Ross O’Carroll-Kelly’s latest adventure Downturn Abbey (and with a cover like that who could ignore it?!), catapulting the book into...

Transfer of Public Lending Rights to British Library
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Public Lending Right (PLR) is the right for authors to receive payment under PLR legislation for the loans of their books by public libraries. To qualify for payment, applicants must...

IMRAM Irish Language Literature Festival: A Voyage of Discovery
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IMRAM Irish Language Literature Festival 10- 19 OCTOBER 2013 IMRAM was founded in 2004 by Liam Carson – the word IMRAM can mean a ‘voyage of discovery’ and the festival...

Changes at the Top! Irish Best Sellers 21st September

There really are changes at the top this week! The fabulous Jo Nesbo has won the top slot with his new Harry Hole thriller Police – but what did it...