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Irish book awards voting categories

Choose from 12 different categories and vote for your favourite book.

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 Awards Winners
2018 Awards 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 Irish Book Awards.