Winners 2023

an post irish book awards

Winners 2023

Sunday-Miscellany-A-Selection-2018-2023 Best Irish Published Book of the Year

A Thread of Violence

Dubray Non-Fiction 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


Bookselling Ireland Biography of the Year


The Last Word Listeners' Choice Award

The President's Dog

Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (Junior)

I Am the Wind

Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (Senior)


International Education Services Teen & Young Adult Book of the Year, in honour of John Treacy

An Post Irish Bookshop of the Year

Imram agus scéalta eile

Foras na Gaeilge Irish Language Fiction Book of the Year Award

Moïra Fowley, photo credit Babs Daly Short Story of the Year

Strange Sally Diamond

Irish Independent Crime Fiction Book of the Year

My Hot Friend

National Book Tokens Popular Fiction Book of the Year


Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year

Claire Keegan, photo credit Frédéric Stucin

Library Association of Ireland Author of the Year

The Bee Sting

Eason Novel of the Year

Mary-O'Donnell, photo credit Mark Reddy   

Listowel Writers' Week Poem of the Year

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THE AN POST IRISH Book of the YEAR 2022

Shortlist revealed, check out who made the list below.