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Kevin Barry wins Impac literary award

City of Bohane by Kevin Barry

Priz e-winning author Kevin adds to our great literary tradition

One of the things that Ireland can be justifiably proud of is its literary tradition. James Joyce and Samuel Beckett re-wrote the rules in the 20th Century, and Shaw, Wilde, O'Casey and Yeats are all towering names in the world of letters.

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Fiver Friday: 180,000 books reduced to €4.99 or less

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On Kennys.ie, you'll find thousands of books reduced to €4.99 or less, with FREE shipping worldwide! Kennys.ie offers genuinely competitive prices and free shipping worldwide.The site has a unique Irish flavour with Bestsellers lists from the Irish book charts, award winning books highlighted from Irish book competitions and our YouTube channel where we promote Irish writers.At Kennys.ie you'll find

  • · a massive selection 
  • · huge discounts on all bestsellers
  • · free delivery worldwide
  • · no hidden charges
  • · and, unlike Amazon, we accept Laser cards!

Geraldine Mills reads Lick of the Lizard & More author readings on our YouTube channel

We regularly have authors reading excerpts from their book in store and we publish these readings on our YouTube Channel here

Book Reviews, Author readings and more on our YouTube channel

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Did you know that we regularly publish video book reviews, author interviews, readings from authors and gallery exhibition openings on our YouTube channel?

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Winners from the Irish Book awards

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Claire Byrne and John Murray of RTÉ hosted last nights Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. More than 50 Irish authors and 350 guests people gathered together in the RDS, Dublin to celebrate the best of Irish writing. Now in it's seventh year, RTÉ Television will be broadcasting highlights from the event tomorrow (Saturday, November 24th) night on RTÉ One at 11.05pm.Renowned novelist and playwright Jennifer Johnston was presented with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to Irish literature.

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Our €4.99 sale returns!

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We've had such a huge response to our previous €4.99 or less sale, we've reinstated it for the Christmas period. Now there are more than 180,000 titles available for €4.99 or less.There are lots of old classics included such as Huckleberry Finn, Machiavelli's Prince and The Great Gatsby as well as modern titles such as James Patterson's Bloody Valentine, Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor and Full House by Maeve Binchy.A perfect opportunity to build out your own library and gather lots of stocking fillers and Christmas reading.

Pippa Middleton signs six figure deal for book on how to entertain

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Pippa Middleton – the sister of Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge - has written a book about a subject close to her heart - entertaining.In the book she presents menus, activities and ideas throwing parties.She also offers advice on party supplies, food preservation and flower arrangingShe has penned what her publishers have described as a "comprehensive seasonal guide to simple and creative entertaining".

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Galway: A Sense of Place

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By Roddy Mannion

Welcoming, appealing, vibrant, historical, arty, traditional, charming, dynamic, cosmopolitan, bohemian, atmospheric, energetic, colourful, medieval, fun loving, exuberant, ancient and modern, blend of old and new, cultural –these are some of the words and phrases used to describe one of Ireland’s most loved cities.

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