Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards

bodwithawardThe Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards brings together the entire literary community – readers, authors, booksellers, publishers and librarians –.to recognise and celebrate the very best of Irish literary talent.

Brian O’ Driscoll, Graham Norton, Cecelia Ahern and Majella O’ Donnell were some of the winners named at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2014 held in Dublin on 26 November 2014.

The Awards dinner has become the major event in the literary calendar with some of Ireland’s, and indeed the world’s, most recognised authors gathering together in a spirit of camaraderie and friendly competition to celebrate the success of the past year.

Submissions for the 2015 awards will open 1st June 2015 – not 31st march as previously advised.


For the fourth year running, RTÉ Television broadcast the highlights of the ‘Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards’ on RTÉ One on Saturday 29th November 2014. This programme is a showcase for one of the biggest celebrations of Irish writing with many of Ireland’s most celebrated and loved authors in attendance.

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Video clip from the red carpet: