Four Irish Bookstores In Battle For Independent Bookseller Of The Year

The Gutter Bookshop in Temple Bar is one of four Irish bookstores nominated for the Independent Bookseller of the Year Award, 2012.

They form one of seven regional sub-categories in the competition which offers a prize of £5,000

The final regional winners will be decided by The Bookseller, Gardners and the BA will pick seven regional winners who will then compete for the overall prize.

The winners will be announced at the Bookseller Industry Awards which will be held at London’s Park Lane Hilton on 14th May.

The Irish nominees are:

The Castle Bookshop (Castlebar)
The Gutter Bookshop (Dublin)
The Blessington Bookstore (Blessington Co. Wicklow)
Kenny’s Bookshop (Galway)

 The full list is here.