The 2022 An Post Bookshop of the Year Longlist has been announced
Your votes have been counted and the 12 bookshops on the longlist for An Post Bookshop of the Year 2022 have been announced!
Aoife Roantree of Bookselling Ireland said that “Irish readers are spoiled for choice with great bookshops, and it’s a lovely diverse list—a range of types of bookshops, and spread all over the country. May the best bookshop win on Nov 23rd!”
A shortlist of 6 bookshops will be revealed in the coming weeks, with the winner announced on 23 November.
We’ve featured two of the long listed bookshops in our Bookshop Focus—find out more about the experiences and hopes of Bridge Street Books and Tertulia Books, when we ask them how it all started—and what’s next!
For a great list of booksellers and bookshops nationwide, follow the extensive Twitter list compiled by Bookselling Ireland here.
The Bookshop of the Year Shortlist
Bridge Street Books, Wicklow
Tertulia Bookshop, Westport
Chapters Bookstore, Dublin
Philip’s Bookshop, Mallow
Bridge Books, Dromore
Genius Juniors Books Ennis, Online
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Galway
Liber Bookshop, Sligo
Kerr’s Bookshop, Clonakilty
Books at One, Letterfrack
Books on the Green, Sandymount