In Michaela Coel’s excellent BBC TV series “I May Destroy You”, her character Arabella’s journey concludes in a bookshop with the launch of her self-published... Read more
Maria Dickenson on how the health of the Irish trade can be maintained.
Philip Jones asks if London is exerting too strong an influence on publishing.
Across the Irish Sea the books market has suffered as bookshops have been shuttered, falling by almost a third in value
Ireland’s print sales have seen a 29% decline in value over the period the country has been in lockdown compared to the same period in 2019.... Read more
The former Irish Times literary correspondent Eileen Battersby has died aged 60 following a car crash in County Meath.... Read more
Irish poet Matthew Sweeney has died aged 65.
The venerable Dublin bookseller, namedropped in Ulysses and a focal point for literary tourists thereafter, remains a stalwart of the books scene in the Irish... Read more
Ireland’s Nielsen-measured market has enjoyed strong, UK-beating growth this year to date, with a grass-roots author campaign propelling the late Emma Hannigan to the top... Read more
Sales of non-fiction in Ireland, and much of the nation’s publishing, has moved away from big-money celebrity and onto more authentic, enduring voices. ... Read more