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# an-post-irish-book-awards - Last month November 2022

Ireland's best reads of 2022 awarded at An Post Irish Book Awards
# Winners
# Winners

Ireland's best reads of 2022 awarded at An Post Irish Book Awards

Nov 23rd 2022, 10:31 PM 17,541 Views 4 Comments

Were your favourite authors among the winners?

In photos: The fascinating world of the Skelligs
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

In photos: The fascinating world of the Skelligs

Nov 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 24,436 Views 9 Comments

The authors of The Book of the Skelligs share some of their insights, along with stunning photographs.

Opinion: What photographing abandoned Ireland taught me about the country's past
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Opinion: What photographing abandoned Ireland taught me about the country's past

Nov 20th 2022, 1:00 PM 18,811 Views 4 Comments

An Post Irish Book Awards nominee Rebecca Brownlie writes about what she’s learned through taking photos of abandoned buildings.

Opinion: How the Kildare Mutiny helped set the gardaí on their unarmed path
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Opinion: How the Kildare Mutiny helped set the gardaí on their unarmed path

Nov 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,698 Views 4 Comments

Garda Stephen Moore writes about a pivotal moment for An Garda Siochána – his book is nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards.

WIN: The books nominated in The Journal's category at the An Post Irish Book Awards
# Competition
# Competition

WIN: The books nominated in The Journal's category at the An Post Irish Book Awards

Nov 10th 2022, 11:45 AM 7,790 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how to enter.

Anne Enright to be honoured with lifetime achievement award
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Anne Enright to be honoured with lifetime achievement award

Nov 8th 2022, 1:37 PM 8,459 Views 3 Comments

The award will be given to the lauded author at the An Post Irish Book Awards later this month.

# an-post-irish-book-awards - Last year 2021

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

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

Nov 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 25,508 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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,964 Views 0 Comments

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

Extract: 'Thanks to climate change, Ireland's coastlines won't be in the same place'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: 'Thanks to climate change, Ireland's coastlines won't be in the same place'

Nov 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,502 Views 17 Comments

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.

Opinion: 'Until the 70s, puritanical attitudes of Irish society and State discouraged women’s writing'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Until the 70s, puritanical attitudes of Irish society and State discouraged women’s writing'

Nov 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,977 Views 6 Comments

Eilis Ní Dhuibhne writes about how women writers in Ireland faced a range of barriers up until recent decades.

# an-post-irish-book-awards - All time

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

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 25,456 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
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

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

Nov 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 24,030 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
# Twilight Together
# Twilight Together

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

Nov 12th 2020, 7:00 PM 18,545 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Nov 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 19,258 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
# An Post Irish Book Awards
# An Post Irish Book Awards

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

Nov 12th 2019, 7:03 PM 16,379 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2019, 8:03 PM 7,524 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
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

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

Jan 29th 2019, 5:58 PM 9,609 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
# Winners
# Winners

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

Nov 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 23,474 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
# An Post Irish Book Awards
# An Post Irish Book Awards

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

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:30 PM 27,172 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
# Penguin
# Penguin

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

Nov 20th 2018, 8:00 PM 35,928 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
# Page Turners
# Page Turners

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

Nov 19th 2018, 7:00 PM 15,319 Views 4 Comments

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

Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

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

Oct 25th 2018, 8:03 PM 16,576 Views 6 Comments

You can vote for your favourites across the categories.