Irish Book Awards

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  • Ireland AM
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  • National Book Awards
  • Listowel Writers’ Week

2013 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Awards:

 

RTÉ Radio 1’s The John Murray Show Listeners’ Choice Award
Staring at Lakes by Michael Harding

 

 

 

 

The Eason Novel of the Year
The Guts by Roddy Doyle

 

 

 

 

The Books Are My Bag Best Irish-published Book of the Year
A History Of Ireland in 100 Objects by Fintan O’Toole

 

 

 

The National Book Tokens Nonfiction Book of the Year
Staring at Lakes by Michael Harding

 

 

 

 

 

The International Education Services Ltd Popular Fiction Book of the Year
Downturn Abbey by Ross O’Carroll Kelly

 

 

 

 

The Ireland AM Crime Fiction Book of the Year
The Doll’s House by Louise Phillips

 

 

 

 

 

The Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year
The Herbalist by Niamh Boyce

 

 

 

 

 

The Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year Jnr.
When You Were Born by Benji Bennett

 

 

 

The Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year Snr
Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men by Derek Landy

 

 

 

 

 

The RTÉ Television Sports Book of the Year
Seven Deadly Sins by David Walsh

 

 

 

 

The Avonmore Cookbook of the Year
30 Years of Ballymaloe by Darina Allen

 

 

 

The writing.ie Short Story of the Year
The Things We Lose The Things We Leave Behind by Billy O’Callaghan

 

 

 


The Bord Gáis Energy Bookshop of the Year
The Clifden Bookshop, Clifden, Co. Galway

 

 

 

The Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award
John Banville

 

 

 

 

 

Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year 2013
Staring at Lakes by Michael Harding