An Post Irish Book Awards 2024


The 2024 Submissions are now open.

Go to the Form here or read the Eligibility Criteria here.

Submitted titles will be considered by the book-industry panel and the critics and reviewers panel and the composition of the shortlists will be announced 23rd October. Successful publishers will be notified confidentially in advance.  Due to the volume of submissions we regret that we cannot undertake to notify unsuccessful publishers. 

Love Leabhar Gaeilge Irish Language Fiction Book of the Year Award 2024 is administered externally – please click here for information on this category. 
If you have any queries or problems with your submissions please contact

Key dates:

Submissions close – 9th August

Shortlist Announcement – 23rd October (TBC)

 An Post Irish Book Awards Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony – 27th November

There will be a levy of €225 for each shortlisted title. The levy is to cover the costs of the overall project management, publicity and design, printing and distribution of the point of sale. Based on the increased exposure, there will also be a winner levy – the exact amount is still to be confirmed.

The number of submissions for each category will confirm which awards are actually presented.

Consent must be obtained from authors, illustrators and any contributors by publishers before submitting titles.

Award categories open for submission on the form below:

Do you have Multiple Submissions?

To submit titles, please either fill in the online form below or if you are submitting multiple titles you can download the excel file – please fill in the excel and email to

Submission Form 2024

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