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Burning Books…on paper—Rory Gleeson

Rory Gleeson, shortlisted for the BBC Short Story Award 2021, reveals what books he would save if his house was on fire.

Words Ireland—pay, conditions and diversity in Irish literature

Words Ireland present the findings of their survey on pay, conditions and diversity in Irish literature.

From the Archives—October 2009

A winter book list from October 2009, as we celebrate 45 years.

Irish publishing comes to Cheltenham Literature Festival

The Lilliput Press and New Island Books bring Irish publishing to Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Burning Books…on paper— Rosaleen McDonagh

In the first of our companion series to our popular podcast Burning Books, Rosaleen McDonagh tells Ruth McKee what books she would save from the flames.

Books Are My Bag Awards are back for 2021

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are back for 2021.

The illuminating letters of John McGahern

Adam Hanna reviews The Letters of John McGahern.

Gradam Réics Carló 2021 winner announced

This year’s premier prize for children’s books in Irish, Gradam Réics Carló, has been won by CLUASA CAPAILL AR AN RÍ (The King with Horse’s Ears). 

Poetry happening—David Butler

David Butler reads 'Leaf Storm' from his new collection Liffey Sequence (Doire Press).

Biting polemic and a convincing case—Defects, by Eoin Ó Broin

The new book by Eoin Ó Broin—biting polemic on the housing crisis and the legacy of the Celtic Tiger.
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