Irish Book Awards 14 November 2010 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Some food for thought… The winners of The Irish Book Awards were announced recently and it was notable again that no Irish-language titles were on any of the shortlists. Nor was there a special Irish-language category. Now, for the Irish language literati – both publishers and readers – the literary competitions at Oireachtas na Gaeilge have long been paramount – Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin (adult) and Gradam Réics Carló (children). One’s first reaction might be that these aren’t enough, that…

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