Irish Book Awards

Bookshop of the Year 2012

The Bord Gáis Energy Bookshop of the Year celebrates the vital part that Irish booksellers play in their local communities whilst recognising bookshops that consistently deliver a great customer experience! In September and October, the Irish book-loving public voted for their favourite bookshop in large numbers and five regional winners have now been elected to the shortlist. The overall winner of the Bookshop of the Year Award was announced at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards on 22nd November.

Warmest congratulations to the winner:

         Bridge Street Books,  Wicklow Town

 The other regional finalists:

Ulster Region

Crannóg Bookshop
Cavan Town


Munster Region



Connacht Region

The Reading Room
Carrick on Shannon


Greater Dublin Region

The Gutter Bookshop
Temple Bar

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