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#Irish book awards

From TheJournal.ie Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards Irish Book Awards
From TheJournal.ie Dare to dream: The Irish people who aimed high and did the country proud Irish Book Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'...  A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words An Post Irish Book Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life' An Post Book Awards

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Barry, Sinéad Gleeson and Edna O'Brien amongst this year's Irish Book Awards nominees An Post Irish Book Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018 Irish Book Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards Winners
From TheJournal.ie Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death An Post Irish Book Awards

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Once upon a time, Ireland was full of penguins - here's how they disappeared Penguin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie WIN: These great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards 2018 Page Turners

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny's grandfather, a Dutch plane full of diamonds: Illustrating the lesser-known histories of Irish lighthouses Shine A Light

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book Meet Me At The Pier

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards Read All About It

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

You can vote for your favourites across the categories.

From TheJournal.ie Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards Gradaim Leabhar Na HÉireann

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year Irish Book Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie These are the best Irish books of 2017 Bgeibas

These are the best Irish books of 2017

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

From TheJournal.ie Frank McGuinness's journey from 'timid Donegal boy' to successful writer Irish Book Awards This post contains videos

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

We visited the writer in his office at UCD.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Book Award nominee Deirdre Sullivan talks fairy tales and fighting procrastination Nominated This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie David McCullagh on Eamon de Valera: 'People tended either to love him or to loath him' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Fitzmaurice: 'The writing just came out - it was raw inside me' Bgeibas

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017 Irish Book Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Comedian David Walliams to get special recognition at Irish Book Awards 2017 Children's Author

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced Stocking Filler

Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced

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

From TheJournal.ie "Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves Irish Book Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland Irish Book Awards

Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie The Invisible Art: Why have Irish composers been ignored for so long? Opinion

The Invisible Art: Why have Irish composers been ignored for so long?

Music critic Michael Dervan writes about his journey to discovering more Irish composers in his book The Invisible Art, which is nominated for a Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Award.

From TheJournal.ie A story before bedtime: 'The Cure for Too Much Feeling' Read Me

A story before bedtime: 'The Cure for Too Much Feeling'

Written by Bernie McGill, this short story is taken from The Glass Shore, which is nominated in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.

From TheJournal.ie COMPETITION: Win a load of great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards Irish Book Awards

COMPETITION: Win a load of great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards

There are some super titles up for grabs.

From TheJournal.ie Life, death and rock n'roll: 40 years of Ireland captured in photos Eye On Dublin

Life, death and rock n'roll: 40 years of Ireland captured in photos

Photographer Eric Luke’s book is nominated in the Irish Book Awards.

From TheJournal.ie These are the best books in Ireland right now - and you get to vote for your favourites Irish Book Awards

These are the best books in Ireland right now - and you get to vote for your favourites

The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards take place in November.

From TheJournal.ie How much money did a woman pay for U2 tickets that never arrived? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How much money did a woman pay for U2 tickets that never arrived? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many priests are going to a shopping centre in Clare to hear confession?

From TheJournal.ie 'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up' Irish Book Awards

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way has never looked more beautiful than in these photos Irish Book Awards

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way has never looked more beautiful than in these photos

These stunning images show off how gorgeous our country really is.

From TheJournal.ie His book was banned and burned, but JP Donleavy has had the last laugh Irish Book Awards

His book was banned and burned, but JP Donleavy has had the last laugh

The author lives in a mansion in Mullingar, and TheJournal.ie paid him a visit.

From TheJournal.ie COMPETITION: Win a load of superb books nominated for the Irish Book Awards Win Win Win

COMPETITION: Win a load of superb books nominated for the Irish Book Awards

Book lovers rejoice, there’s some brilliant ones up for grabs.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Bryson: 'I've always felt I'm kind of an outsider' Irish Book Awards

Bill Bryson: 'I've always felt I'm kind of an outsider'

The best-selling author spoke to us about life in the UK, and what it’s like to have Robert Redford portray you on the big screen.

From TheJournal.ie There's an intriguing story behind why this Irish design genius was ignored for decades Eileen Gray

There's an intriguing story behind why this Irish design genius was ignored for decades

The first Irish biography about her has been nominated for an Irish Book Award.

From TheJournal.ie These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland Irish Book Awards

These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland

The shortlist has just been announced.

From TheJournal.ie Jeffrey Archer has a little bit of Irish in him... and thinks we might win the World Cup Interview

Jeffrey Archer has a little bit of Irish in him... and thinks we might win the World Cup

The writer whose books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide talked to TheJournal.ie about rugby, his literary success and life as a storyteller.

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