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The Irish Book of the Year has been named
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The Irish Book of the Year has been named

Dec 8th 2021, 11:35 PM 44,698 Views 5 Comments

It was announced this evening during a one-hour special on RTÉ One.

Success for Sally Rooney, Séamus O'Reilly and Maureen Gaffney at Irish Book Awards
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Success for Sally Rooney, Séamus O'Reilly and Maureen Gaffney at Irish Book Awards

Nov 23rd 2021, 7:00 PM 12,460 Views 1 Comment

Here are this year’s winners.

Manchán Magan: 'Our perception of the world can change when we see things through the Irish language'
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Manchán Magan: 'Our perception of the world can change when we see things through the Irish language'

Nov 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 25,342 Views 17 Comments

The author and broadcaster writes about researching his latest book on the Irish language and the many colourful words in it.

Opinion: What I discovered reading the letters sent to Ireland's Presidents over the decades
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Opinion: What I discovered reading the letters sent to Ireland's Presidents over the decades

Nov 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,911 Views 0 Comments

Flor MacCarthy shares the uplifting and often heartbreaking real-life stories she discovered while reading the Presidents’ letters.

Opinion: 'In my everyday reality, self-love doesn’t protect me from racial harassment, sexism and ableism'
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Opinion: 'In my everyday reality, self-love doesn’t protect me from racial harassment, sexism and ableism'

Nov 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,438 Views 0 Comments

An Post Irish Book Awards nominee Rosaleen McDonagh has written a searing book of essays – here, she writes about their genesis.

The Explainer: How do you get a book published in Ireland?
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The Explainer: How do you get a book published in Ireland?

Oct 29th 2021, 5:00 PM 6,992 Views 0 Comments

Authors Alice Taylor and Sophie White share their experiences and advice with us this week.

Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees
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Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees

Oct 21st 2021, 12:13 PM 9,144 Views 3 Comments

The awards will take place at a ceremony on 23 November.

'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners
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'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners

Nov 25th 2020, 8:35 PM 19,847 Views 5 Comments

“It’s just a privilege,” Eason Novel of the Year winner Donal Ryan told us.

What are the best Irish reads of 2020? The Irish Book Awards are on tonight - and you can tune in
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What are the best Irish reads of 2020? The Irish Book Awards are on tonight - and you can tune in

Nov 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,404 Views 4 Comments

Here’s how you can tune in – and who’s nominated in TheJournal.ie’s sponsored category.

A Page From My Life: Three stories of love, parenthood and revelation from Irish people
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A Page From My Life: Three stories of love, parenthood and revelation from Irish people

Nov 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,946 Views 4 Comments

Read three people’s personal stories taken from A Page From My Life, which is nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards.

How the Twilight Together photo project captured the mood (and hearts) of the nation
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How the Twilight Together photo project captured the mood (and hearts) of the nation

Nov 12th 2020, 7:00 PM 18,528 Views 1 Comment

We spoke to photographer Ruth Medjber about putting the project together this summer.

These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past
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These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past

Nov 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 70,684 Views 23 Comments

They’ve been compiled into a book that is nominated in this year’s Irish Book Awards.

'Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill scooped up handfuls of her lover's blood, drank, then threw back her head and howled'
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'Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill scooped up handfuls of her lover's blood, drank, then threw back her head and howled'

Oct 31st 2020, 8:00 PM 64,209 Views 9 Comments

Author and poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa is nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards – here she writes about how ghosts inspired her nominated book.

Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees
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Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees

Oct 20th 2020, 2:33 PM 14,109 Views 2 Comments

Once again, TheJournal.ie is sponsoring the Best Irish Published Book award.

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards
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Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards

Nov 21st 2019, 9:13 AM 15,372 Views 6 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

Dare to dream: The Irish people who aimed high and did the country proud
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Dare to dream: The Irish people who aimed high and did the country proud

Nov 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 19,229 Views 11 Comments

Sarah Webb writes about why she wanted to inspire young people through bringing them the story of some fascinating Irish achievers.

Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'...  A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words
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Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'... A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words

Nov 12th 2019, 7:03 PM 16,354 Views 6 Comments

Ancient Irish texts teach us about how people saw the world back then, as the authors of a new book explain.

Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'
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Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'

Nov 9th 2019, 4:00 PM 13,356 Views 1 Comment

I’ve seen species from my bedroom window that I haven’t seen anywhere else, writes Conor W. O’Brien in an extract from his book.

Kevin Barry, Sinéad Gleeson and Edna O'Brien amongst this year's Irish Book Awards nominees
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Kevin Barry, Sinéad Gleeson and Edna O'Brien amongst this year's Irish Book Awards nominees

Oct 24th 2019, 8:03 PM 7,504 Views 3 Comments

Once again, TheJournal.ie is sponsoring the Best Irish Published Book award.

Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018
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Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018

Jan 29th 2019, 5:58 PM 9,599 Views 1 Comment

The book, written by Emilie Pine, was published by Tramp Press.

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards
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Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards

Nov 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 23,445 Views 15 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death
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Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:30 PM 27,144 Views 31 Comments

Immunologist Luke O’Neill writes about how death fascinates us all, but once upon a time it was sometimes a tricky thing for a doctor to confirm.

Once upon a time, Ireland was full of penguins - here's how they disappeared
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Once upon a time, Ireland was full of penguins - here's how they disappeared

Nov 20th 2018, 8:00 PM 35,738 Views 21 Comments

No, not the chocolate bars – real penguins. Author Rob Maguire explains.

WIN: These great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards 2018
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WIN: These great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards 2018

Nov 19th 2018, 7:00 PM 15,296 Views 4 Comments

Six non-fiction books about everything from heritage to trailblazing women.

'From footballers to computer programmers - I'm blazing a trail for Ireland's hidden women'
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'From footballers to computer programmers - I'm blazing a trail for Ireland's hidden women'

Nov 18th 2018, 9:00 PM 13,493 Views 16 Comments

Ever heard of aviator Lilian Bland from Antrim, or professional international footballer Anne O’Brien from Inchicore? Author Sarah Webb on why they were forgotten about, despite their achievements.

Enda Kenny's grandfather, a Dutch plane full of diamonds: Illustrating the lesser-known histories of Irish lighthouses
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Enda Kenny's grandfather, a Dutch plane full of diamonds: Illustrating the lesser-known histories of Irish lighthouses

Nov 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,126 Views 4 Comments

Roger O’Reilly’s book of illustrations looks at the hidden history of Ireland’s lighthouses.

People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book
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People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book

Oct 28th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,219 Views 0 Comments

New book on Dún Laoghaire pier takes the reader down memory lane.

Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards
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Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards

Oct 25th 2018, 8:03 PM 16,554 Views 6 Comments

You can vote for your favourites across the categories.

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards
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Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards

Jun 27th 2018, 7:04 PM 7,357 Views 7 Comments

An Post has taken over as sponsor of the annual awards for the next three years.

Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year
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Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year

Dec 19th 2017, 1:04 PM 21,692 Views 29 Comments

It was given the award by the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards today.

These are the best Irish books of 2017
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These are the best Irish books of 2017

Nov 28th 2017, 11:30 PM 26,187 Views 2 Comments

We’ve got all the winners’ names right here.

Frank McGuinness's journey from 'timid Donegal boy' to successful writer
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Frank McGuinness's journey from 'timid Donegal boy' to successful writer

Nov 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 10,995 Views 1 Comment

We visited the writer in his office at UCD.

Irish Book Award nominee Deirdre Sullivan talks fairy tales and fighting procrastination
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Irish Book Award nominee Deirdre Sullivan talks fairy tales and fighting procrastination

Nov 20th 2017, 7:30 PM 6,923 Views 1 Comment

Her book Tanglewood and Brine is nominated in the TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year 2017 category.

David McCullagh on Eamon de Valera: 'People tended either to love him or to loath him'
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David McCullagh on Eamon de Valera: 'People tended either to love him or to loath him'

Nov 19th 2017, 8:45 AM 15,048 Views 72 Comments

It’s difficult to be even-handed about someone who arouses such strong emotions, four decades after his death, writes David McCullagh.

Ruth Fitzmaurice: 'The writing just came out - it was raw inside me'
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Ruth Fitzmaurice: 'The writing just came out - it was raw inside me'

Nov 4th 2017, 9:45 AM 14,023 Views 4 Comments

The author of I Found My Tribe, who is married to the late Simon Fitzmaurice, is nominated for an Irish Book Award.

Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017
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Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017

Nov 2nd 2017, 2:46 PM 14,898 Views 11 Comments

The nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards were announced today.

Comedian David Walliams to get special recognition at Irish Book Awards 2017
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Comedian David Walliams to get special recognition at Irish Book Awards 2017

Oct 25th 2017, 7:42 PM 10,749 Views 15 Comments

“This is delightful news,” the Little Britain star, and children’s author, said.

Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced
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Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced

Nov 17th 2016, 12:05 AM 25,833 Views 6 Comments

The winners were announced at an award ceremony in Dublin tonight.

"Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves
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"Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves

Nov 14th 2016, 8:00 PM 12,648 Views 1 Comment

We speak to two of the country’s publishers about a life in books.

Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland
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Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland

Nov 13th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,080 Views 8 Comments

Here are five images taken from 100 artworks that tell the story of a nation.

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