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# Book Awards

Last year
# Book Awards
My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2022
The book details the migrant crisis across North Africa, using first-hand stories from people incarcerated in Libyan detention centres.
# winners
Ireland's best reads of 2022 awarded at An Post Irish Book Awards
Were your favourite authors among the winners?
# Competition
WIN: The books nominated in The Journal's category at the An Post Irish Book Awards
Here’s how to enter.
# turn the page
Irish Book Awards shortlist unveiled - is your favourite 2022 book on it? Best Irish Published Book of the Year is among the categories.
# Irish book awards
‘Bookshop of the year’ award opens for nominations
You can nominate your favourite store through an online portal.
All time
# Book Awards
Success for Sally Rooney, Séamus O'Reilly and Maureen Gaffney at Irish Book Awards
Here are this year’s winners.
# an post irish book awards
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
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.
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.
# dublin since 1922
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# winners
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.
# congrats are in order
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.
# 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
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.
# Irish book awards
Seamus Heaney honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award
The Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards have announced this year’s winners…
# Book Awards
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.
# Booker Prize
Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist
Gallery: Check out the final six in the running for this year’s Man Booker.