Friday 25 May 2018

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards 2017: The winners

n Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award: Eavan Boland

n Bord Gais Energy International Recognition Award: David Walliams

n TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year: Atlas of the Revolution - John Crowley, Donal O Drisceoil, Mike Murphy and John Borgonovo (Cork University Press)

n National Book Tokens Children's Book of the Year (Junior): A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea - Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood - Sarah Webb, illustrated by Steve McCarthy (The O'Brien Press)

n National Book Tokens Children's Book of the Year (Senior): Stand by Me - Judi Curtin (The O'Brien Press)

n Dept 51@Eason Teen/ Young Adult Book of the Year: Tangleweed and Brine - Deirdre Sullivan, illustrated by Karen Vaughan (Little Island)

n Eason Book Club Novel of the Year: Midwinter Break - Bernard MacLaverty (Jonathan Cape)

n Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year: The Break - Marian Keyes (Michael Joseph)

n Irish Independent Crime Fiction Book of the Year: The Therapy House - Julie Parsons (New Island Books)

n Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year: I Found my Tribe - Ruth Fitzmaurice (Chatto & Windus)

n Onside Non-Fiction Book of the Year: Wounds: A Memoir of War & Love - Fergal Keane (William Collins)

n Ireland AM Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year: Motherfocloir - Darach O Seaghdha (Head of Zeus)

n Eurospar Cookbook of the Year: Cook Well, Eat Well - Rory O'Connell (Gill Books)

n Bord Gais Energy Sports Book of the Year: The Choice - Philly McMahon with Niall Kelly (Gill Books)

n RTE Radio 1's The

Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award: he: A Novel - John Connolly (Hodder & Stoughton)

n Listowel Writers' Week Irish Poem of the Year: Seven Sugar Cubes - Clodagh Beresford Dunne (From the Irish Times)

n Writing.ie Short Story of the Year: Back to Bones - Christine Dwyer Hickey (Longlisted for Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award)

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