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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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New Writing

New Writing

New Writing from Ireland is an annual catalogue published by Literature Ireland that offers a selection of the finest Irish writing published each year. 

Our 2022 Catalogue can be viewed by clicking on the button below. If you would like to request a complimentary hard copy of the catalogue, please email

View our 2022 Catalogue online


Translation Grants

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

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Talking Translations Podcast

Talking Translations is a podcast series which brings Irish writers and translators together to share their stories and voices.

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Translation Directory

Translation Directory

This directory contains all the translations supported by Literature Ireland through its translation grant programme since 1995. Only authors and works translated with the support of a Literature Ireland translation grant are featured.

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