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Irish Language Books- New Publications Listed

Where to find them?

Conradh na Gaeilge run an Irish language bookshop at 6 Harcourt Street, open 9.30 – 17.30 Monday to Friday and 10.00 – 16.00 on Saturdays. 

LitrĂ­ocht sell a wide range of Irish language books online, which you can order for delivery.

An CeathrĂș PĂłilĂ­is an independent Irish language book shop, situated in CultĂșrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich in Belfast.  They open from 9:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, and 9:30 to 17:00 on Saturdays. 

Loveleabhargaeilge.com sells a range of Irish language books for both child and adult readers. 

An Siopa Gaeilge issituated in Gleann Cholm Cille, Donegal. It is run by Oideas Gael, who have been teaching Irish to adult learners since 1984. The shop specializes in material suitable for the Irish language learner and teacher, as well as material for children and traditional music resources. 

GaelchultĂșr provide not only a range of Irish language books, but also a selection of CD’s, greetings cards, t-shirts and games. 

Festivals, events and clubs

Imramis a yearly Irish language literature festival, which was set up in 2014. It aims to promote modern Irish language books and literature through a wide range of event in Dublin city. 

Clubleabhar.comwas set up by GaelchultĂșr Teo in 2004. The project encourages people inIreland and all over the world to form book clubs for Irish language books. The site promotes one book a month, and provides a platform fordiscussion and support.

17 books to read for the adult learner

Here are some recommendations from the network of Irish Language Teachers for Adults (MĂșinteoirĂ­ Gaeilge d’Aosaigh). 

  1. ÉalĂș, Áine NĂ­ FhoghlĂș
  2. DĂșnmharĂș ar an Dart, R Ó BĂĄille
  3. TuairimĂ­, Honor Mhic Giolla Chlaoin
  4. Na Lucha ag Rince, M Ó Ruairc
  5. TaibhsĂ­ an Locha, Antain Mac Lochlainn
  6. An Geall, Liam Mac UistĂ­n
  7. An MianadĂłir, Jackie Mac Donncha
  8. An StrainsĂ©ir, Brian Ó TiomĂĄin
  9. Míle Murdar, Mícheál Ó Ruairc
  10. An Gaeilgeoir GrĂĄmhar, Alan Desmond
  11. Samhradh an Chéasta, Catherine Foley
  12. Teach na gColĂșr, Aisling NĂ­ Leidhin and Liam Mac Amhlaigh
  13. An Bealach Cóir, Pól Ó Muirí
  14. Fianaise, Mícheál Ó Ruairc
  15. Cathair an Tíogair, Feargal Ó Dubhghaill
  16. Nuair a Stadann an Ceol, Marie Whelton
  17. BĂłthar na RĂłs, Orna NĂ­ ChoileĂĄin


Below is a list of Irish language book publishers, along with their contact details. 

An GĂșm

www.gaeilge.ie State Publisher for Irish Language books –  they manly print books for you people, children, schhol books and dictionaries. 

An Sagart

pof@diseart.ie www.ansagart.ie
An Sagart publish books for students, scholarly series and journals  as well as modern literature both prose, poetry, spirituality, theology and drama

An tSnĂĄthaid MhĂłr

antsnathaidmhor.blogspot.com andrewwhitson@hotmail.com
Irish language books for young people and children illustrated with beautiful pictures.

ClĂł Chaisil

Books based on the subject of spirituality. 

ClĂł Iar-Chonnachta

ClĂł Iar-Chonnacht publish booksin Irish and Irish music. They sell a wide range of books and albums on their website and from the book shop in Conamara.

ClĂł Mhaigh Eo

colmanor@anu.ie www.leabhar.com
Beautiful books for children and young people. 


coisceim@dublin.ie www.coisceim.ie
Leading publishers who print general books in Irish. They have printed thousands of titles both modern prose and poetry in Irish.

Cois Life

Literature and academic subjects.

Dalen Éireann

Dalen Éireann publishes Asterix and Tintin in Irish and in other Celtic languages


The book publishing company COMHAR was re-established in 2010 to develop Irish language modern literature. It is the aim of this company to facilitate and foster new writers on a continuous basis and it is developing an new book series at the moment.

Cumann na ScrĂ­bheann nGaedhilge

Cumann na ScrĂ­bheann nGaedhilge
There are well-written, well-translate,and edited versions of works that are over 100 years old printed by Cumann na ScrĂ­bheann nGaedhilge.

Foilseachåin Ábhair Spioradålta (FÁS)

Publishers who print spirituality books and the magazine An Timire.

Futa Fata

eolas@futafata.com www.futafata.com
Music label and publisher who provide books and CDs in Irish for young people and children.

Leabhar Breac

Literature in Irish of a high-standard


Irish and English language literature for children and for adults.

Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhe

Specialists who print books and CDs which are strongly linked to the Kerry Gaeltacht.

PĂșca Press

A small publishing company who print hand printed special versions of books in Irish and in other languages

SĂĄirsĂ©al – Ó Marcaigh: ClĂł Iar-Chonnachta

Under was under ClĂł Iar-Chonnachta that SĂĄirsĂ©al – Ó Marcaigh was established. The compnay was initially established under the name SĂĄirsĂ©al and Dill, that brought the work of many poets and writers into the 20th century.

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