Irish Book Awards

Supported by

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

Dare to Dream – Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!)

Amazing stories of extraordinary Irish people. From inspirational athlete CORA STAUNTON to world-famous novelist JAMES JOYCE, Antarctic explorer TOM CREAN to renowned jellyfish expert MAUDE DELAP, trade union activist ROSIE HACKETT to the greatest hat-maker in the world, PHILIP TREACY, these are the stories of Irish people, famous and not-so-famous, who followed their dreams, fearlessly striving to be the very best they could be. Be inspired. Follow your own road. Dare to dream.