Irish Book Awards

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WATCH THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT HERE!

The An Post Irish Book Awards 2020 winners have been announced! 2020 has been a year like no other, but that didn’t stop us from celebrating the best of Irish writing from this year – you can watch the virtual show above, which is full of smiling writers, winning reactions and author interviews, hosted by RTÉ’s Evelyn O’Rourke!

Although the winners are announced, the show doesn’t stop there as all the winning books now battle it out to be crowned the overall An Post Irish Book of the Year 2020!

You can vote for the overall An Post Irish Book of the Year here – every voter will be entered into a prize draw to win €100 of National Book Tokens.

An Post Irish Book Awards 2020 Winners

The winner of the vote will be revealed in a special TV show on RTÉ One, 10th December at 10.15pm! The show will feature interviews with category winners, the An Post Irish Book of the Year winner announcement and will be hosted by Miriam O’Callaghan. Make sure that you tune in to watch!

 

IN MEMORIAM

A tribute to those Irish writers who passed away in 2020

 

 

 

Latest news from the awards

Winners announced for the 2020 An Post Irish Book Awards!

November 25, 2020

Keelin Shanley, Graham Norton, and Professor Luke O’Neill were among the winning authors at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards, held virtually on rte.ie/culture this evening. Dara McAnulty and Sinéad Burke claimed victory with their debut books, whi …

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Winners announced for the 2020 An Post Irish Book Awards!

Shortlist Unveiled for the An Post Irish National Book Awards 2020

October 20, 2020

Shortlist includes Keelin Shanley, Graham Norton, Marian Keyes, Steve Cavanagh, Roz Purcell, Ross O’Carroll-Kelly, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Rob Kearney, Mary McAleese, Bernard Brogan, Catherine Ryan Howard, Seán O’Brien, Liz Nugent, Mark Tighe & Paul R …

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Shortlist Unveiled for the An Post Irish National Book Awards 2020

An Post Delivers

July 31, 2020

After three years of headline sponsorship, it’s become impossible to imagine the Irish literary sector without An Post’s energy and commitment to books, authors, and the written word. Through its dynamic #ReadersWanted campaign, An Post has shown the e …

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An Post Delivers

Submissions open for the An Post Irish Book Awards 2020

June 30, 2020

Ireland’s major literary event returns to celebrate the glories of Irish writing The big sleep may soon be over and a brave new world beckons as the An Post Irish Book Awards gear up to celebrate another wonderful year for Irish writing. Along with mos …

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Submissions open for the An Post Irish Book Awards 2020

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