Irish Book Awards

Supported by

  • RTÉ Offical Media Partner
  • Specsavers
  • Irish Independent
  • Listowel Writers’ Week
  • Eason
  • National Book Awards
  • Dept 51 @ Eason
  • Avoca
  • Ireland AM
  • Sunday Independent
  • Bookselling Ireland


The An Post Irish Book Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner will be held on Wednesday 20th November 2019 in The Convention Centre Dublin.

The awards dinner has become a major event in the Irish literary calendar, bringing together the entire literary community – readers, authors, booksellers, publishers and librarians – like no other awards.

The event is primarily for sponsors & partners, shortlisted authors and publishers, but some tickets may be available for others interested in attending. If you have not been contacted directly, please contact for availability.

Tickets are available until midnight on Wednesday 13th November

Tickets for shortlisted authors are priced at €120 + VAT
All other attendees must purchase standard tickets at €175 + VAT

Please note, tickets must be purchased and paid online at the point of booking.

Table wine allocation is two bottles each of house red and white.

Times for the evening:

Drinks Reception – 6pm
Dinner – 7.15pm, followed by the Awards Ceremony

Dress: Black Tie

Tables seat from 8-12 persons.  Smaller groups will be seated at shared tables.

Please purchase tickets using the portal below:

*If you have already purchased tickets and are seeking to update your guestlist information, please log into your eventbrite account to update your order. You can also access this from the “view and manage your order online” link within your email confirmation.