Winners of Trócaire Poetry Ireland Poetry Competition 2021 announced 

Poetry Ireland and Trócaire announce the winners of the 2021 poetry competition, which this year had the theme ‘Pathways to Peace’. 

Who was George Berkeley? Kenneth L. Pearce on a book that breaks new ground

Who was George Berkeley? —Kenneth L. Pearce on a new book about Ireland's most renowned philosopher.

Portlaoise—a visual history

Portlaoise—a visual history. Extract and images from new book by local historian Joe Curtis, published by Wordwell.

Penguin acquires Ulysses Unbound by Terence Killeen

Penguin Press has acquired Ulysses Unbound by Terence Killeen from Irish publisher Wordwell.

Irish Language Book Awards shortlist—a landscape of excellence

The shortlist for the Irish Language Book Awards has been announced by An tOireachtas, in conjunction with Foras na Gaeilge

The butterfly effect—old Irish myth flies to Laos

An Féileacán Agus An Rí (The Butterfly and the King) published by Futa Fata has flown all the way to Laos.

Richard Needham: One man, Two Worlds

Tony Canavan discusses Richard Needham's autobiography.

Burning Books—Ruth McKee talks to Ethel Rohan

Which books would you save from the flames? The next episode of Burning Books features author Ethel Rohan in conversation with Ruth McKee

Under the Covers—Alan Keogh on the invisibility of good design

Alan Keogh talks about the balance of space and the invisibility of beautiful design in the next in our series Under the Covers.

Bright lights for autumn with Dublin Book Festival

Dublin Book Festival announces a bright series of events for autumn.