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IRISH BOOK WEEK, 15th – 22nd Oct 2022

Join in With Irish Book Week Irish Book Week 2022 takes place 15 – 22 October. Irish Book Week was created by Bookselling Ireland, a committee of Booksellers Association members representing bookshops big and small across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, in partnership with Publishing Ireland. Irish Book Week launched in 2018. Irish […]

Books Ireland News

Ruth McKee, Books Ireland editor and host of the Burning Books Ireland podcast, has been nominated as a Rising Star in the Irish Podcast Awards. On the podcast, Ruth poses the question, ‘If your house was on fire, what books would you save from the flames?’ The podcast features authors and well known cultural figures […]

Little Island and Skein Press to Co-Publish Traveller Folktale Picturebook by Oein DeBhairduin

Little Island and Skein Press to co-publish Traveller folktale picturebook by award-winning author Oein DeBhairduin Irish Traveller folktale to be illustrated by Irish-based illustrator Olya Anima Independent Irish publishers Little Island Books and Skein Press announce they are teaming up to publish The Slug and the Snail by Oein DeBhairduin, whose debut Why the Moon […]

Michael O’Brien, Founder and Publisher of The O’Brien Press Passes Away Suddenly

Publishing Ireland was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Michael O’Brien of O’Brien Press on Sunday 31st July. A founding father of Publishing Ireland in 1970 and tireless champion for independent publishing, Michael will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of working with him. His enthusiasm and commitment to building a […]