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#Book Awards

# book-awards - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

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

# book-awards - Monday 21 November, 2016

Seven Irish authors make the longlist for €100,000 Dublin literary prize

Books from John Banville, Edna O’Brien and Anne Enright make the list.

# book-awards - Thursday 10 November, 2016

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.

# book-awards - Monday 7 November, 2016

Boomtown Rats, condoms and unemployment: Memories of Dublin in the 70s and 80s

Tim Carey writes about the 1970s and early 80s in this extract from his book, which is nominated in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.

# book-awards - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

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.

# book-awards - Monday 16 November, 2015

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.

# book-awards - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O'Toole

Some of Ireland’s top writers gathered tonight to award some of the nation’s best works.

# book-awards - Monday 18 November, 2013

John Banville to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Irish Book Awards

The Booker Prize winner will join the ranks of previous winners John McGahern, Seamus Heaney and Edna O’Brien.

# book-awards - Monday 26 November, 2012

From The42 The Secret Race wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year Well Read

The Secret Race wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle’s exposé of doping in cycling has won the prestigious sportswriting prize.

# book-awards - Friday 23 November, 2012

Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012 Book Awards This post contains images

Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012

Award winners included, Katie Taylor, Edna O’ Brien, John Banville, Mary O’Rourke, Catherine Fulvio, and Maeve Binchy.

# book-awards - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Seamus Heaney honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards have announced this year’s winners…

# book-awards - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released

The Nobel laureate will be honoured at the Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards 2011.

# book-awards - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist Booker Prize This post contains images

Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist

Gallery: Check out the final six in the running for this year’s Man Booker.