WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2020 AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS!

This year’s awards ceremony was hosted by Evelyn O’Rourke, while the overall winner of the An Post Irish Book of the Year, will be unveiled in a television programme, presented by Miriam O Callaghan, on RTÉ One at 10.15pm on Thursday, 10th December.

Below is the full list of winners for the An Post Irish Book Awards 2020:

RTÉ Radio 1 Listeners’ Choice Award

  • A Light That Never Goes Out – Keelin Shanley (Gill Books)

Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

  • Champagne Football – Mark Tighe & Paul Rowan (Sandycove)

Bookselling Ireland Cookbook of the Year

  • Neven Maguire’s Midweek Meals in Minutes – Neven Maguire (Gill Books)

Irish Independent Crime Fiction Book of the Year

  • After the Silence – Louise O’Neill (Quercus)

Odgers Berndtson Non-Fiction Book of the Year in association with The Business Post

  • A Ghost in the Throat – Doireann Ní Ghríofa (Tramp Press)

TheJournal.ie Best Irish-Published Book of the Year

  • Old Ireland in Colour – John Breslin & Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley (Merrion Press)

Love Leabhar Gaeilge Irish Language Book of the Year

  • Cnámh – Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde (Éabhlóid)

Dept51@Eason Teen & Young Adult Book of the Year

  • Savage Her Reply – Deirdre Sullivan, illustrated by Karen Vaughan (Little Island Books)

Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year – Senior

  • Break the Mould – Sinéad Burke, illustrated by Natalie Byrne (Hachette Children’s Books – Imprint: Wren & Rook)

Specsavers Children’s Book of the Year – Junior

  • The Great Irish Farm Book – Darragh McCullough, illustrated by Sally Caulwell (Gill Books)

Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year

  • Diary of a Young Naturalist – Dara McAnulty, (Little Toller Books)

National Book Tokens Popular Fiction Book of the Year

  • Home Stretch – Graham Norton (Coronet, Hodder & Stoughton)

Listowel Writers’ Week Irish Poem of the Year

  • In the Museum of Misremembered Things – Linda McKenna (In the Museum of Misremembered Things published by Doire Press)

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award

  • I Ate It All And I Really Thought I Wouldn’t – Caoilinn Hughes (LitHub)

Ireland AM Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year

  • Never Mind the Boll***s, Here’s the Science – Luke O’Neill (Gill Books)

Eason Novel of the Year

  • Strange Flowers – Donal Ryan (Doubleday Ireland)

Published by Michelle Moloney King

Bookish and paintish! Mother, wife, teacher, and follower of flow.

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