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News

New Poetry category for 2016 awards – Submissions now open for ‘The Listowel Writers Week Irish Poem of the Year’

August 18, 2016

The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards are delighted to announce the addition of a new award category for the 2016 awards.  The category will be titled the ‘Listowel Writers Week Irish Poem of the Year’ and this latest addition will fulfil a long-held …

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Asking for It by Louise O’ Neill named the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book of the Year 2015

December 18, 2015

Asking for It, the second novel by Louise O’ Neill has been voted the ‘Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year’ for 2015. The ‘Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year 2015’ was chosen by public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gá …

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Interview with the Bord Gáis Energy International Recognition Award winner 2015: Bill Bryson

November 30, 2015

Bert Wright talks to Bill Bryson, the 2015 winner of the Bord Gáis Energy International Recognition Award. 25 million Bill Bryson books have been sold worldwide and Bill’s latest book The Road to Little Dribbling is the biggest selling non-fiction book …

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Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015 winning authors revealed

November 25, 2015

Anne Enright, Donal Ryan, Niall Breslin, Sara Baume and Louise O’ Neill were some of the winning authors named at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015. Renowned Irish American novelist J.P. Donleavy was presented with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Ach …

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Iconic Irish American novelist J.P. Donleavy to be honoured with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015

November 19, 2015

Irish American novelist J.P. Donleavy will be honoured at this year’s ‘Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards’ with the ‘Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award’ for 2015. He will be presented with the award at the annual Awards Dinner in the Doubletree Hilt …

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Best-selling author Bill Bryson to be honoured with the ‘Bord Gáis Energy International Recognition Award’ at this year’s Irish Book Awards ceremony

November 16, 2015

Best-selling author Bill Bryson will be honoured at this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards with the ‘Bord Gáis Energy International Recognition Award’. He will be presented with the award on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 in the presence of a host …

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Shortlist revealed for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015

November 4, 2015

The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015 shortlist features a diverse array of acclaimed Irish authors and well known personalities across thirteen categories, including Novel of the Year, Popular Fiction, Non-fiction, Crime, Children’s, Sports, Sho …

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Submissions for special Author categories

March 19, 2015

Submissions for the following two special Author categories can be made direct to the Administrator at bert@agile-ideas.com and the closing date for these, please note, is April 17th 2015. The International Recognition Award Eligibility Criteria The In …

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Streets Ahead!

December 5, 2014

Academy Street, the debut novel by Mary Costello, has been voted the ‘Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year’ for 2014. The ‘Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year 2014’ was chosen by public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gái …

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RIP Anita Notaro

November 30, 2014

On an evening of high energy and camaraderie, a note of gloom punctuated many conversations at the Awards Dinner on November 26th, because that morning the death was announced of Anita Notaro who won the Popular Fiction Award in 2008. Anita had been il …

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