Books Ireland

Archived since March/ April 2014

20 issues

Established in 1976, Books Ireland magazine remains the only publication of its kind with a dedicated focus on books of Irish interest, Irish publisher or Irish author. Published bi-monthly, it lists and reviews c. 1000 books per year and is THE essential guide to the world of Irish books and writing.

‘Books Ireland provides a breathing space, a garden if you will, where literature may continue to be valued for its own sake and discussed and appreciated in a climate of intellectual freedom and relaxation.’ Eamonn Kelly, playwright and award-winning short-storyist.

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Latest issue

In this issue we reflect on the importance of literary festivals across Ireland with a festival overview and an insightful feature from Giulia Rosetti; a Ph.D researcher on the very subject. As we celebrate another Bloomsday, Terence Killeen explains why James Joyce remains a contemporary writer, while in the 350th anniversary year of Jonathan Swift, Rory Brennan looks at the ‘reluctant Irishman’ in a detailed review on John Stubb’s major new biography. Finally we are delighted to launch our third annual short-story competition for writers in both English and Irish. Mia Gallagher reveals why The Great Gatbsy is her favourite book.

Subjects: Ireland, Books, Literature, Reviews, Writing

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Established in 1976, Books Ireland magazine remains the only publication of its kind with a dedicated focus on books of Irish interest, Irish publisher or Irish author. Published bi-monthly, it lists and reviews c. 1000 books per year and is THE essential guide to the world of Irish books and writing.

‘Books Ireland provides a breathing space, a garden if you will, where literature may continue to be valued for its own sake and discussed and appreciated in a climate of intellectual freedom and relaxation.’ Eamonn Kelly, playwright and award-winning short-storyist.

https://twitter.com/booksirelandmag

https://www.facebook.com/Books.Ireland/

  • First Issue: First Issue: March/ April 2014
  • Latest Issue: May/June 2017
  • Issue Count: 20
  • Published: Monthly