Lottery Good Cause Arts awards for Sligo

Lottery Good Cause Arts awards for Sligo

A Children’s Publishing initiative in Sligo won the Arts and Culture category at the National Lottery Good Causes Awards in Dublin on Saturday night. Minister for Culture, Arts and Heritage Josepha Madigan was present on the night which marks the 4,000 projects...
Rick O’Shea to Host Return of The Book Show

Rick O’Shea to Host Return of The Book Show

It’s Irish Book Week and RTE has chosen to mark it by announcing the return of The Book Show to RTE Radio One. The show will return to the Sunday evening schedule with new presenter Rick O’Shea at the helm. O’Shea has immersed himself in Books since...
US Winner for Major Dublin Prize

US Winner for Major Dublin Prize

American author Emily Ruskovich has won the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award for her novel Idaho. The Award is organised and sponsored by Dublin City Council and at €100,000 is the world’s largest prize for a single novel published in English. Emily Ruskovich...
Normal People Named Book of the Year

Normal People Named Book of the Year

Sally Rooney’s Normal People has been crowned as Book of the Year at the British Book Awards in London this evening. The Irish author is completing a treble of major awards in the UK having won the 2018 Costa Novel Award and the 2018 Waterstones Fiction Book of...
Dubray Sales Up by 5%

Dubray Sales Up by 5%

Dubray Books increased sales from its eight Irish stores and its online presence by five per cent last year according to financial results for the family owned business. Online sales surged by 52 per cent as a major element in the growth and the online presence is...
The Country Girls For Dublin

The Country Girls For Dublin

The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O’Brien has been named by Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, as the 2019 Dublin One City One Book festival. Led by Dublin City Public Libraries, this year’s book will feature in a series of connected events. Published by Faber...