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My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2022
The book details the migrant crisis across North Africa, using first-hand stories from people incarcerated in Libyan detention centres.
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In photos: The fascinating world of the Skelligs
The authors of The Book of the Skelligs share some of their insights, along with stunning photographs.
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Anne Enright to be honoured with lifetime achievement award
The award will be given to the lauded author at the An Post Irish Book Awards later this month.
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The Irish Book of the Year has been named
It was announced this evening during a one-hour special on RTÉ One.
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Manchán Magan: 'Our perception of the world can change when we see things through the Irish language'
The author and broadcaster writes about researching his latest book on the Irish language and the many colourful words in it.
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Opinion: What I discovered reading the letters sent to Ireland's Presidents over the decades
Flor MacCarthy shares the uplifting and often heartbreaking real-life stories she discovered while reading the Presidents’ letters.
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Extract: 'Thanks to climate change, Ireland's coastlines won't be in the same place'
What does the future look like for Ireland’s coasts? Two of the authors of the An Post Irish Book Awards-nominated Coastal Atlas of Ireland explain.
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Opinion: 'Until the 70s, puritanical attitudes of Irish society and State discouraged women’s writing'
Eilis Ní Dhuibhne writes about how women writers in Ireland faced a range of barriers up until recent decades.
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Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees
The awards will take place at a ceremony on 23 November.
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'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners
“It’s just a privilege,” Eason Novel of the Year winner Donal Ryan told us.
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What are the best Irish reads of 2020? The Irish Book Awards are on tonight - and you can tune in
Here’s how you can tune in – and who’s nominated in TheJournal.ie’s sponsored category.