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Irish Book Awards Winners

The winners of the Irish Book Awards for 2013 were announced at the annual gala dinner, which also featured a tribute to the late Seamus Heaney and a lifetime achievement award for John Banville.

  • The Guts

    The Guts
    Roddy Doyle

    Paperback · 01 Aug 2013 · €17.95

    Jimmy Rabbitte is back. The man who invented the Commitments back in the eighties is now forty-seven, with a loving wife, four kids ...and bowel cancer. Jimmy still loves his music, and he still loves to hustle - his thing is finding old bands and then finding the people who loved them enough to pay money for their resurrected singles and albums.

  • Downturn Abbey

    Downturn Abbey
    Ross O Carroll Kelly

    Paperback · 26 Sep 2013 · €19.30
    Our Price: €13.99

    Since inheriting a pile in Killiney, the author is the schools rugby legend, lover of the ladeez and award-winning author - can add a new string to his not inconsiderable (you know what I mean) bow - lord of the manor. This book tells the story of how he tackles his new responsibilities.

  • The Herbalist

    The Herbalist
    Niamh Boyce

    Paperback · 26 Sep 2013 · €10.99
    Our Price: €7.99

    Teenager Emily is spellbound by the exotic stranger - here is a man of the world who won't care that she's not respectable. However, Emily has competition for the herbalist's attentions. It seems the women of her small town are all mesmerized by the visitor who, they say, can perform miracles.

  • 30 Years at Ballymaloe

    30 Years at Ballymaloe
    Darina Allen

    Hardback · 19 Sep 2013 · €41.40

    30 YEARS AT BALLYMALOE is a fascinating insight into the cookery school, as well as being a history of food over the past thirty years, from a time when Darina couldn't get anything other than pre-packaged, grated Parmesan cheese to one where a local producer makes his own mozzarella.

  • Seven Deadly Sins

    Seven Deadly Sins
    David Walsh

    Paperback · 06 Jun 2013 · €11.99
    Our Price: €9.99

    Journalist David Walsh's 13-year quest to reveal the true nature of Lance Armstrong's remarkable Tour de France 'triumphs'

  • Last Stand of Dead Men

    Last Stand of Dead Men
    Derek Landy

    Paperback · 27 Mar 2014 · €10.99
    Our Price: €8.99

    The eighth instalment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe - and the follow-up to the number-one bestseller, Kingdom of the Wicked...