Irish Book Awards

Supported by

  • Sunday Independent
  • Listowel Writers’ Week
  • Irish Independent
  • Dept 51 @ Eason
  • Eason Book Club
  • Ireland AM
  • Books Are My Bag
  • Specsavers
  • National Book Awards
  • Onside
  • RTÉ Offical Media Partner


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 for shortlisted authors are priced at €120 + VAT
Early bird tickets are available until midnight on the 25th October at €160 + 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 click the “Enter Password” button below to go to our ticket portal. You will need to enter the password provided in your notification email to access the ticket portal.