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Little Island to Publish Children’s Picture Book by James Joyce

The Cat and The Devil in Bloom Again The Cat and the Devil by James Joyce, long out of print as a children’s book, is being brought back into circulation by Little Island. Originally written as a letter to Joyce’s grandson Stephen, it has previously been published in a picturebook from but has been out […]

Crannóg 55, the autumn issue, cover reveal!

Cover art: Rust by Me by Bill Hicks Bill Hicks has been working on a series of original ink and watercolours called DRUMlins for more than 35 years. They have evolved from cartoons to paintings and have been displayed in galleries, published in print media and posted on social media. Bill says he likes to […]

The New Frontier: Reflections From the Irish Border

NEW ISLAND BOOKS New Island is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of The New Frontier: Reflections From the Irish Border a landmark anthology from some of Ireland’s greatest contemporary writers, marking the centenary of partition and renewed international focus on the Irish border.  At a time when the division of our shared island has once again become an international concern, the Border is now a threshold between Europe and […]

IRISH BOOK WEEK, 16th – 23rd October 2021

Irish Book Week 2021 takes place 16 – 23 October. This will be the fourth outing of the campaign and, although times are still tough for all involved in the book trade, we want to make it as enjoyable and as celebratory a moment as possible. Irish Book Week was created by Bookselling Ireland, a […]

Publishing Ireland New Board 2021 – 2022

Following the Publishing Ireland AGM in late July, the newly formed board of directors will now be led by Ruth Hallinan of The Lilliput Press as President, replacing Joanna Smyth of Hachette Ireland, with Caoimhe Fox of New Island Books, elected to the role of Vice President. ‘It has been a hugely rewarding experience to […]