Sunday 24 September 2017

The winners

The winning books across the 10 categories in the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards 2010 are:



  • The Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year:


'Room' by Emma Donoghue (Picador)



  • RTE Radio 1's The John Murray Show Listeners' Choice Award:


'Come What May' by Donal Og Cusack (Penguin Ireland)



  • The Ireland AM Irish Crime Fiction Book of the Year:


'Dark Times in the City' by Gene Kerrigan (Vintage)

l The Argosy Irish Non-Fiction Book of the Year:

'A Coward If I Return A Hero If I Fall' by Neil Richardson (O'Brien Press)

l Eason Irish Popular Fiction Book of the Year:

'The Oh My God Delusion' by Ross O'Carroll Kelly (Penguin Ireland)



  • Energise Sport Irish Sports Book of the Year:


'A Football Man' by John Giles (Hachette Books Ireland)

l Irish Newcomer of the Year:

'JFK in Ireland: Four Days that Changed a President' by Ryan Tubridy (Collins)



  • International Education Services Best Irish Published Book of the Year:


'Good Mood Food' by Donal Skehan (Mercier)



  • The Dublin Airport Authority Irish Children's Book of the Year:


Junior: 'On the Road with Mavis and Marge' by Niamh Sharkey (Walker Books)

Senior : 'Skulduggery Pleasant: Mortal Coil' by Derek Landy (Harper Collins Children's Books)



  • Bob Hughes Life time Achievement Award


Maeve Binchy

Irish Independent

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