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An Post Irish Book Awards 2020

Things have changed this year, but we are still looking forward to a busy awards season. Join us as we celebrate the best books of the year.

The Shortlist Announcement: Tuesday 20th October  
The An Post Irish Book Awards Virtual Awards: Wednesday 25th November
The An Post Irish Book of the Year TV Show: Thursday 10th December 
 

An Post Irish Book Award Winners

'Overcoming’ by Vicky Phelan and Naomi Linehan was voted the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2019. Joseph O’Connor and Andrea Corr were among the winning authors at last year’s An Post Irish Book Awards. Acclaimed Irish author Colm Tóibín received the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award.

2019 Award Winners
2019 Award Winners
2018 Award Winners
2018 Award Winners

Watch Veronica's Story

Through NALA, Veronica Poole took the brave step to return to education after many years. The film below sees her take on the sizeable challenge of writing a speech and reciting it in front of Ireland’s greatest literary minds at the An Post Irish Book Awards.