An Post Irish Bookshop of the Year

Winner 2023

Halfway Up The Stairs

Greystones, Co Wicklow

Halfway up the Stairs is a specialist children’s bookshop based in Greystones, Co Wicklow, stocking the very best books for children of all ages. Their team of booksellers are all passionate about children’s books and love finding the right book for each of their customers. They host regular author events, bringing some of Ireland’s best children’s writers and illustrators to the shop where they entertain and delight young readers.

Explore the 2023 winners Best Irish Published Book of the Year
Bookstation Lifestyle Book of the Year
Cookbook of the Year
Eason Sports Book of the Year, in association with Ireland AM
Dubray Non-Fiction Book of the Year
Bookselling Ireland Biography of the Year
The Last Word Listeners' Choice Award
Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (Junior)
Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (Senior)
International Education Services Teen & Young Adult Book of the Year, in honour of John Treacy
Foras na Gaeilge Irish Language Fiction Book of the Year Award Short Story of the Year
Irish Independent Crime Fiction Book of the Year
National Book Tokens Popular Fiction Book of the Year
Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year
Library Association of Ireland Author of the Year
Eason Novel of the Year
Listowel Writers' Week Poem of the Year