Irish Book Awards

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Irish Independent Crime Fiction Award

The recent explosion of creativity in Irish crime writing – sometimes called Emerald Noir – has been remarkable by any standards and Irish crime writers are now being internationally recognised with nominations for top awards like The Edgars.

Previous Winners:

  • 2016 The Trespasser by Tana French
  • 2015 After the Fire by Jane Casey
  • 2014 Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent
  • 2013 The Doll’s House by Louise Phillips
  • 2012 Broken Harbour by Tana French
  • 2011 Bloodland by Alan Glynn
  • 2010 Dark Times in the City by Gene Kerrigan
  • 2009 Blood Runs Cold by Alex Barclay

Click here for Eligibility guidelines