Tagged: Country Focus: Ireland


For all of the acres of prose devoted over the past few weeks to the Irish writer Sally Rooney and her new book Beautiful World,... Read more

Retail Spotlight: No Alibis. 83 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL

Ahead of its 25-year anniversary, the founder of independent bookshop No Alibis talks about his budding list of publications, its roots in the crime fiction... Read more

Growing Up in Ireland report reveals impact of library funding’s 2008 scrapping

Children’s Books Ireland’s vision is simple: every child a reader. Read more

CBI unveils projects to young readers in Ireland, regardless of their backgrounds

Conversations around making the literature sector in Ireland more inclusive have been happening for some time, and the publication of Arts Council Ireland’s Equality, Human... Read more

Irish-language list Futa Fata reaps reward of the resurgence of Gaeilge

Undoubtedly owing to the Ireland’s Irish language requirement in all schools, at the last census 1.8 million people claimed to speak Irish, almost 40% of... Read more

HarperCollins Ireland publisher Nagle looks to build brand as list launches

With its first two titles issued last week and a further four to come in 2021, Conor Nagle explains how HarperCollins Ireland is harnessing the... Read more

Non-fiction and children’s outstrip fiction in Ireland as sales fillip continues

After encouraging sales despite bookshops’ closures in the first lockdown, the market in Ireland has responded remarkably well since, with sales of Non-Fiction and Children’s... Read more

Irish publishers revel in unlikely lockdown surge but urge support for booksellers

The books market in Ireland has defied the gloom of the past 18 months, and is on track for record returns, but its publishers say... Read more

Subscribe to RSS - Country Focus: Ireland