Three Cois Life titles have been nominated for awards at this year’s Oireachtas na Samhna!
The folklore title for young readers by Caoimhe Nic Lochlainn – Scéalta le hinsint don ghealach – is nominated for the children’s book of the year award: Gradam Réics Carló. The illustrations for this book are by Olivia Golden.
Two works from Cois Life have been nominated for book of the year award Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin 2018: Oilithreach pinn by Liam Ó Muirthile (photos by Moira Sweeney) and Súil eile by Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí (cover art by Robert Ballagh).
‘I congratulate all the publishers who have been shortlisted this year’, said Liam Ó Maolaodha, Director of An tOireachtas. ‘An tOireachtas are delighted to award due credit to the exceptional calibre and outstanding quality of new Irish writing and publishing reflected in all the books shortlisted this year. There has never before been so much choice for Irish Language literature enthusiasts and I wish to commend all Publishing Houses for their invaluable work in their high standard of publishing year after year’.
We’ll be impatiently awaiting the announcement of the winners at the beginning of November!