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Virtual Frankfurt Book Fair 2020

The two main components of the digital Fair are as follows: 1) Exhibitor catalogue: this will be the “homebase” of your presence. Each publisher will have a profile that will include a logo, a catalogue, link to your company’s website, social media buttons and more. The exhibitor catalogue also has a text field where you can enter […]


PI members are invited to book a slot a the Booksellers Association fever pitch session on Friday September 18th at 4pm. With face-to-face sell-in opportunities extremely limited at the moment, we’re happy to be able to offer the opportunity for publishers to pitch a selection of their autumn titles to a captive audience of Irish booksellers […]

New season of the All About Books show on Dublin City 103.2FM

Featuring interviews with Irish authors, public figures and publishers Guests will include authors Donal Ryan and Louise O’Neill, poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa, journalist Ellen Coyne, and booksellers, publishers, and reviewers The new season of the show will be broadcast from Thursday, August 20th at 15.30 on Dublin City 103.2FM 18th August 2020: A new season of the […]

Publishing Industry Survey 2019/2020

We have commissioned an Industry Survey of  Publishing in Ireland for 2019 and 2020. Accurate survey information is essential for the future of the Irish publishing industry – as it shows the scale of employment, turnover (both in Ireland and export markets) and, of course, the cultural importance of our publishing. This year of all years, […]

Federation of European Publishers (FEP) – Anne Bergman-Tahon Director

We asked the Director of the Federation of European Publishers(FEP), Anne Bergman-Tahon to share what is happening in Europe during COVID19. FEP keeps busy during this turmoiled period which sees many of its members struggling and advocating for measures to help the sector through the pandemic. All over Europe or almost, bookshops closed and e-sales did […]


On Friday 22 May Publishing Ireland and the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland co-hosted the third Irish Books for Screen event. Due to COVID restrictions, it was held online for a pretty intense and high-octane hour and a half. We were blown away by the attendance: partly because the whole screen production world is in hibernation, partly because there are government funds specifically available […]

COVID 19 Survey Results

Employment As of the end of February, the 27 respondents employed 202 people in publishing jobs. 85% of respondents have not had to make lay-offs as a result of Covid-19. The vast majority of those lay-offs that were made are considered to be temporary lay-offs. 74% of respondents have not had to make salary cuts. […]

Irish Books to Screen 2020

Want to see your books on screen? This year, the Irish Books for Screen 2020 event will run online as a Zoom conference in conjunction with the Screen Directors’ Guild of Ireland on Friday, 22 May, from 3–6pm. With this, publishers have a great opportunity to pitch key titles to a broad range of people […]