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A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa is named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2020!

a ghost in the throat an post irish book of the year

Announced in the An Post Irish Book of the Year TV programme on RTÉ One, hosted by Miriam O’Callaghan, A Ghost in the Throat marks Doireann Ní Ghríofa’s prose debut, and has received widespread acclaim! Congratulations Doireann – you can read the full news story here!

 

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!

Latest news from the awards

Squeeze in a Read this February 25th for Ireland Reads Day

February 19, 2021

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25. Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for …

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Squeeze in a Read this February 25th for Ireland Reads Day

A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2020

December 10, 2020

A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa, a strikingly original combination of essay and autofiction, has been announced as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2020. The book titles competing for the accolade were the category winners from the recen …

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A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2020

Lee Child to receive International Recognition Award during the ‘An Post Irish Book of the Year’ TV show on RTÉ One

December 8, 2020

Lee Child, one of the world’s leading thriller writers, is set to be announced as this year’s recipient of the International Recognition Award from the 2020 An Post Irish Book Awards. The creator of the Jack Reacher series will receive his award as par …

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Lee Child to receive International Recognition Award during the ‘An Post Irish Book of the Year’  TV show on RTÉ One

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!

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