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.
Members of the Irish and Northern Irish book trade are “scrambling” to deal with paper sourcing, increased costs and distribution delays, with one retailer warning the effects... Read more
Brexit is continuing to spell “disaster” for bookshops in Ireland while European booksellers are now facing delays and relying on UK shipping agents, a London... Read more
The pandemic hit hard but core catetgories helped key markets to weather the storm.
Print sales in Ireland hit a 12-year high last year, despite pandemic restrictions.
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