Publishing Ireland Launches Great Irish Books For Christmas

Irish readers can win one of ten €100 One-4-All vouchers simply by buying a copy of one of 25 specially selected titles and emailing it to Publishing Ireland. The competition is part of the Irish book publishers associations new Christmas promotion, Great Irish Books.

Publishing Ireland has selected 25 titles that cover everything from Irish language books, Irish history, fiction and children’s books. The goal according to the association is to champion ‘Irish-published books, Irish publishers, and Irish bookshops’ with the aim of ‘making book-buyers think about what they are buying.’

Jean Harrington, president of Publishing Ireland said, ‘Irish publishers provide great Irish books; the quality and variety are second to none. This campaign celebrates and promotes books, and we would ask people to look out for some truly great Irish books when they are considering purchasing a book this Christmas.’

Con Collins, publisher at The Collins Press, who has three titles in the group of the 25 selected titles said, ‘This promotion highlights the best of what Irish publishers are producing and emphasises the importance of supporting Irish companies and writers and staying positive in difficult times. The Great Irish Books campaign is good for everyone: publishers, authors and readers.’

As part of the campaign, Publishing Ireland has set up a website, a Facebook page, a twitter account and is running ads in The Irish Times today to back the campaign.
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