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Bailey's LogoMcBride & Magee Make Shortlist

Irish writers Eimear McBride and Audrey Magee are among the six authors shortlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction. The bookies' favourite is Donna Tartt for her third novel, the Goldfinch.

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  • IMPAC 2014 Award logoIMPAC Dublin Literary Award

    Two Irish writers have been included in the shortlist for this year’s International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: David Park for The Light of Amsterdam and Donal Ryan for The Spinning Heart. However, the inclusion of five novels in translation on the shortlist makes it a truly international selection. The IMPAC is worth €100,000 to the winner and is the world’s most valuable annual literary award for a single work of fiction published in English.

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  • Bookworms flyerDalkey Players present Bookworms by Bernard Farrell

    Directed by Lua McIlraith
    Dalkey Town Hall
    Co. Dublin
    Tuesday 29th April to 2nd May at 8pm
    Tickets €10 - €15 available from (087) 9919261 or from Dalkey Town Hall

    Drama Lovers in Dublin can look forward to the hilarious happenings in the local book club when men are invited to take part in the proceedings for the first time. Directed by Lua McIlraith, this delightful play will put a spring in your step and guarantees a great night out.

    The organisers have kindly offered us FIVE pairs of tickets to the show to give away. Winners can attend on a night of their choice. To enter: please email with BOOKWORM in the subject line and all your contact details. Winners will be drawn from all entries on Monday 21st April