Eamon Grennan wins 2016 Pigott Poetry Prize

Now in its third year, the €5,000 Piggot Poetry prize is generously sponsored by Mark Pigott KBE and is awarded for a published collection of poetry by an Irish poet. The adjudicators Gillian Clarke and Christopher Reid have announced this year’s winner: There...

Irish Times/Poetry Now Award Shortlist 2016

We’re delighted to see Medbh McGuckian (Blaris Moor) and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin (The Boys of Bluehill) on this years Irish Times/Poetry Now shortlist.   Congratulations also to the other poets whose collections were selected: John F Deane, for...

Forward Prize Shortlist announced

We’re the only Irish publisher on the Forward Prize shortlist with not one, but two titles!   The Forward Prizes, now in their 24th year, are among the most prestigious literary awards in the UK and Ireland. They are unique in honouring both established and...

The Boys of Bluehill review – The Guardian

The Boys of Bluehill by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin review — distinctive and rewarding    A murmur of nuns, dens, ruins … Ireland’s secret histories and the pain of the past
 echo through this powerful collection   The late Peter Porter had a peculiar blind spot...
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