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Book of the Year Award for ‘Dúlra Oileáin Árann’ 21 November 2012 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Cois Life is proud to announce that Dúlra Oileáin Árann has won the Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin Book of the Year Award. This comprehensive full-colour work on the natural heritage and landscape of the Aran Islands is a first in Irish for author Con Ó Ruairc. It comprises geology, climate, flora and fauna, seashore and farming practices. Speaking about the win, Cois Life’s directors said, ‘publishing Dúlra Oileáin Árann was exciting, innovative and a great pleasure.’ ‘We welcome this new genre in Irish,…

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Alex Hijmans at Dublin Book Festival 2012 17 November 2012 – Posted in: Uncategorised

As part of the Dublin Book Festival 2012 the short story genre in Irish-language literature was discussed on Saturday the 17th of November at an event in Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. The well-known critic – and Cois Life author – Michael Cronin chaired the session with the following short story writers: Michael Ó Conghaile, author and founder of publishing house Cló Iar-Chonnachta, Alex Hijmans, international, multilingual author, and Alan Titley, author, academic and Irish Times columnist. Professor Cronin, chairing, noted that…

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