Saturday, 24 November 2012

Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2012

Over 50 Irish authors gathered with 350 guests to celebrate the best of Irish literature published in the last year. 

This year's Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards took place in the RDS and were hosted by RTE’s Claire Byrne.

Congratulations to esteemed novelist and playwright Jennifer Johnston who was presented with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award. Having hosted an evening with Jennifer Johnston in Johnston Central Library in July this year, we fully appreciate and acknowledge her outstanding contribution to Irish literature.

Other winners announced in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2012 were the ‘Atlas of the Irish Famine’ published by Cork University Press which won Best Irish-Published book, crime author Tana Frenchnewcomer Donal Ryancelebrity chef Catherine Fulvio and children’s authors Oliver Jeffers and Eoin ColferFind out more about all the winners here.

Check out our catalogue today and get your hands on the best of Irish fiction and non-fiction. See also the fabulous displays in our full-time libraries.

Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards Display in Bailieborough Library

Congratulations to all the 2012 winners from Cavan County Council's Library Service.

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