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International Promotion of Irish Literature

Literature Ireland is the national agency in Ireland for the promotion of Irish literature abroad. We work to build an international awareness and appreciation of contemporary Irish literature, primarily in translation.

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Translation Grants

Literature Ireland's translation grant programme allows international publishers to apply for a contribution towards the cost of the translator of a work of Irish literature* from English or Irish into another language.

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Translator Bursaries

Literature Ireland runs a small annual programme of short residential bursaries for professional translators working on publisher-commissioned translations of works of Irish literature.

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Browse recent and archive translations

Our Translation Directory allows you to browse or search our database of recent and not-so-recent translations. With over 2,000 books in 56 different languages, search by author, date or language to access translations supported through Literature Ireland’s translation grant programme since 1995.

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