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Congrats to Áine Ní Ghlinn! 25 May 2015

  ISBN:978-1-907494-42-0 Price: €6 Congratulations to Áine Ní Ghlinn who was awarded the prize for fiction for a her book, Daideo, at the CBI Book of the Year awards last week. Haiku más é do thoil é by Gabriel Rosenstock, the other Irish-language book on the shortlist also won an award. There was a good mix of young readers, authors and publishers at the awards ceremony. Julia Eccleshare, children's books editor at the *Guardian*, spoke beautifully about children's… Continue reading

Seán Ó Cuirreáin and his new book, Éagóir 11 May 2015

Éagóir le Seán Ó Cuirreáin - le foilsiú in 2016! Foilseoidh Cois Life leabhar le Seán Ó Cuirreáin in 2016. Insint líofa léir a bheidh in Éagóir ar eachtra staire atá greanta go glé fós i ndaonchuimhne an phobail lenar bhain sí. Baineann croí an scéil le crochadh éagórach agus príosúnú saoil ar dhaoine neamhchiontacha bunaithe ar fhianaise bhréige, ar bhrathadóirí, agus ar mhímhacántacht na n-údarás agus na n-uaisle. Dúnmharuithe barbartha i ndorchadas na hoíche i… Continue reading

Antain Mac Lochlainn has two new titles! 6 May 2015

Cruinneas and In ord is in eagar Both books available on the Cois Life site at a discounted €30! Price €15 ISBN: 978-1-907494-4-51 Is the word for budget ‘Buiséad’ or ‘cáinaisnéis’? Should I write ‘Bean dhubh’ or ‘bean dubh’? These are just two of the difficult choices faced by anyone attempting to write in the Irish language. This is an entry in the book on page 39: >Clann/teaghlach/muintir >Is ionann clann agus na páistí a bheirtear do thuismitheoirí. Is é…

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Prose-writing workshop with Alex Hijmans 25 March 2015

Workshop in the Irish Writers’ Centre on the 16th May The aim of this one-day workshop is to share the tools of the craft with prose-writers or aspiring prose-writers. The workshop will cover how to come up with and develop stories; the editing process will be discussed and an overveiw of the life of the professional writer. There are 14 places on the course and the fee is only €60 (or €50 for members). Alex…

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Daideo by Áine Ní Ghlinn shortlisted for Children’s Book of the Year award by CBI 24 March 2015 – Posted in: Uncategorised

    Daideo (Cois Life, 2014) by Áine Ní Ghlinn has been named on the Shortlist for the 2015 Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) which were recently announced. Daideo tells the story of a boy on the run from his parents – and of an old man on the run from his children. They meet on a Dublin-bound train, listen to each other’s story, they understand each other. But how will this new friendship work out? This…

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