Category Archives: Award

RIP Toni Morrison

Title: Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 Authors: Richard Lea and Sian Cain Full Text Online: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/06/toni-morrison-author-and-pulitzer-winner-dies-aged-88 Online, The Internet, 07/08/2019 Sample Text: In a statement on Tuesday, her family and publisher Knopf confirmed that the author … Continue reading

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Fur Coat and No Knickers By Louise G Cole

Louise G Cole is a poet and writer from Co Roscommon and the new winner of THE Hennessy Literary Awards Fur Coat and No Knickers Drawing breath between tales of dead little brothers and elderly neighbours moved away, my mother … Continue reading

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Booker winner Marlon James tops Tarantino for body count

Title: Booker winner Marlon James tops Tarantino for body count Author: Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/booker-winner-marlon-james-tops-tarantino-for-body-count-1.2390751 The Internet, Online, 14/10/2015 Sample Text: ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ is based on attempt to kill reggae king … Continue reading

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“A doctoral hat and sword are major part of the academic dress of Ph.D. recipients in Finland and Sweden.

Right so if ever I go back for my Ph.D I am going to Finland!!!!! The Procession The Ceremony In Wales it is slightly different from Ireland you nod to the president and accept your degree from him!!  

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Ireland Literature Exchange

Title: Ireland Literature Exchange Author: Ireland Literature Exchange (ILE) Full Text & Source: http://www.irelandliterature.com/resources-publications The Internet, Online, 17/5/2015 Sample Text: Ireland Literature Exchange (ILE) makes international friends for Irish literature, by bringing the finest of Irish literature in the best … Continue reading

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A Whole New World Blog By Dublin City Libraries

Celebrating National Libraries Week Book Blog of Dublin City Libraries and please note it is soon moving over to its website..pity! I hope they can add their RSS feed to this blog or vice versa Title: A Whole New World … Continue reading

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Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

  Title: Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award Author: Dublin City Council Source: http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/news/2015-printable-longlist/ The Internet, Online, 10/4/2015 Abstract: The International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into … Continue reading

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Sara Baume named Hennessy New Irish Writer 2015

Title: Sara Baume named Hennessy New Irish Writer 2015 Publisher: The Irish Times Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/sara-baume-named-hennessy-new-irish-writer-2015-1.2115679#.VOzzDvGTpFg.twitter The Internet, Online, 24/2/2015 Sara Baume, whose acclaimed debut novel Spill Simmer Falter Wither was published last month, has been named Hennessy New Irish Writer … Continue reading

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O’Crualaoi Butchers and Delicatessen —- Award Winning Irish butcher in Cork.

They provide us with master butchers, an in store bakery & luxury deli and café. I love their Carrigaline store. It’s the unrivalled Ó Crualaoí guarantee of 100% farm-to-fork traceability that you won’t find anywhere else! They also do catering … Continue reading

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Great Taste of Irish food gains increased recognition at awards

Title: Great Taste of Irish food gains increased recognition at awards Author: Catherine Ketch Full Text & Source: http://www.irishexaminer.com/farming/news/great-taste-of-irish-food-gains-increased-recognition-at-awards-205830.html The Internet, Online, 05/2/2015 Sample Text: Catherine Ketch looks ahead to Monday’s announcement of the 2012 Great Taste supreme champion The … Continue reading

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Anne Enright named as first Laureate for Irish Fiction

Title: Anne Enright named as first Laureate for Irish Fiction Author:Laurence Mackin, The Irish Times Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/anne-enright-named-as-first-laureate-for-irish-fiction-1.2084453 The Internet, Online, 02/2/2015 Sample Text: Anne Enright has been named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction. The role lasts … Continue reading

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Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony

Title: Big names for annual ‘Cork Person of the Year’ ceremony Author: Tom O’Sullivan, The Cork.ie Full Text & Source: http://thecork.ie/2015/01/11/big-names-for-annual-cork-person-of-the-year-ceremony/ The Internet, Online, 14/01/2015 On Friday 16th Jan the Cork Person of the Year will be chosen, at a … Continue reading

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Davy Byrnes Short Story Award 2014

€15,000 for the best short story plus five runner-up prizes of €1,000 Sponsored by Davy Byrnes and organised by The Stinging Fly in association with Dublin UNESCO City of Literature The six short-listed writers will be announced on Friday May … Continue reading

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Short Story Award 2014 (Ireland)

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award Source: http://www.writing.ie/news/the-writing-ie-short-story-of-the-year-award-2014/ This category in the prestigious Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards, the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award, is open to short stories of … Continue reading

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Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award Goes To UCC LIbrarian John FitzGerald

Mr. John FitzGerald was announced recently as the winner 2014 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. He is a English graduate of U.C.C. and the head academic librarian of the Boole Library. Its great for my alma mater U.C.C. and wonderful for … Continue reading

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Garden Writers Association Book Awards

Title: 2014 Garden Writers Association Book Awards Author: Garden Writers Association Source:http://www.gardenwriters.org/gwa.php?p=awards/media_recipients2014.html WRITING Writing – Book (general readership) Jeff Lowenfels, Teaming With Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition, Timber Press Marta McDowell, Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, Timber … Continue reading

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Neven Maguire best chef in Irish Restaurant Awards 2014 – Restaurants Ireland | Reviews & Guides | Best Places to Eat – Tue, Jun 10, 2014#.U5ckaKCpwv8.twitter#.U5ckaKCpwv8.twitter

Neven Maguire best chef in Irish Restaurant Awards 2014 – Restaurants Ireland |- Tue, Jun 10, http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/food-and-drink/restaurant/neven-maguire-best-chef-in-irish-restaurant-awards-2014-1.1826949#.U5ckaKCpwv8.twitter

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Sustainable Rose Garden – WFRS Literary Award Winner

Originally posted on The Casemate IPM Blog:
We’re pleased to announce that the The Sustainable Rose Garden: A Reader in Rose Culture by Pat Shanley, Peter Kukielski and Gene Waering was awarded the 2012 World Federation of Rose Societies Literary Award. In describing the…

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CNN scoops three Foreign Press Association Media Awards

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Blog Awards Ireland 2012 – Video compilation of the presentation night in Naas

Originally posted on Damien Carroll:
Congratulations to everyone involved with this years Blog Awards Ireland. The night was a great success. Bloggers from Cork to Donegal, and counties east and west in between gathered for a night of suspense, food…

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