Tagged: Northern Ireland

Canongate snaps up 'unique' debut in six-way auction

Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction. Read more

Faber pays tribute to 'gifted' author and journalist Lyra McKee

Tributes have been paid to 29-year-old “gifted" Lyra McKee, a journalist and debut Faber author, who was shot while observing rioting in Londonderry's Creggan estate.... Read more

SoA and English PEN welcome prospect of libel reform in N.I

English PEN and the Society of Authors have welcomed a new report on defamation law in Northern Ireland recommending that Northern Irish law should emulate that of... Read more

Northern Ireland library cuts scrapped

Proposals to reduce opening hours at 14 of the busiest libraries in Northern Ireland have been scrapped. Read more

ACNI slammed for 'fundamental misunderstanding' following cuts

Publishing Ireland has slammed the Arts Council Northern Ireland (ACNI) for “fundamentally misunderstanding” how publishers operate following with withdrawal of funding for Blackstaff Press. The... Read more

Northern Irish government cuts Bookstart funding

Booktrust says it is “very disappointed” that the Northern Ireland government has cut its Bookstart funding. The charity said 50,000 children “face disappointment” this year... Read more

Libel Reform Campaign targets Northern Ireland

Science writer Simon Singh is among those who have backed the Libel Reform Campaign for reform of libel laws in Northern Ireland. In a survey... Read more

Booktrust donates kids books to neonatal units

Booktrust is partnering with TinyLife, a Northern Irish charity for premature and ill babies, to give free books to parents with babies in neonatal units.... Read more

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