Literature Ireland

Ireland at the London Book Fair 2024

Irish publishing will be represented from 12 - 14 March, 2024 at the London Book Fair! The Irish national stand number is 2A101.

The stand exhibitors include:

Cló Iar-Chonnacht

Micheál Ó Conghaile, CIC International Rights

Cló Iar-Chonnacht publishes Irish-language books and Irish traditional music. We offer an extensive range of Irish-language books and traditional albums for sale on our website and our shop in Connemara. Cló Iar-Chonnacht (CIC) was founded in 1985, and since then we have published over 800 books and 250 music albums.


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     Sinéad Mac Aodha, Director

Lynsey Reed, General Manager

Literature Ireland brings the finest of Irish literature in the best possible literary translations to readers around the world. It does this by awarding translation grants to publishers, by hosting literary translators in Ireland, and by representing Irish writers at international events, book fairs and festivals.



Merrion Press

Conor Graham, Publisher

Merrion Press was established in 2012 as an imprint of Irish Academic Press and has emerged as an exciting list of commercial non-fiction titles for the Irish and international market. It has enjoyed rapid growth over its ten-year history, becoming the fastest growing general imprint in the Irish publishing sector today, specialising in cutting-edge current affairs, investigative true-crime, memoirs, biographies, history, politics, art and photography, amongst other popular areas.


New Island Books

Aoife Walsh, Commissioning Editor

New Island celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2022 and has, since its establishment, been a constant of the Irish literary landscape, championing the work of new writers while providing a stable home for more established authors. We publish a broad range of debut, established authors and modern classics, in addition to Irish-interest non-fiction such as memoir and history, and a long-running series of short fiction for emerging adult readers called Open Door.


O’Brien Press

Ivan O’Brien, Managing Director, Sales

The O'Brien Press is Ireland's leading general publisher of both adult and children's books. Our list covers a huge range, including biography, humour, photography, history, art, fiction, politics, cookery, sport, music, memoir, true crime and travel and we are constantly expanding into new and exciting areas.


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Publishing Ireland

Orla McLoughlin, Manager

Established in 1970, Publishing Ireland is a membership organisation representing book publishers from throughout Ireland. Our members are at the heart of our mission and Publishing Ireland’s aim is to share expertise, resources and opportunities to foster excellence in Irish publishing.


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Royal Irish Academy

Aifric Downey, Publications - Marketing and Admin

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) is an independent, all-island learned society established under Charter in 1785. It has approximately 650 Members, chosen for their distinguished contributions to scholarship and research in the sciences, humanities, social sciences and public service. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

Wordwell Group

Ronan Colgan, Publishing Director 

Ruth McKee, Editor, Books Ireland 

The Wordwell Group, established in 1986, is the publisher of History Ireland, Archaeology Ireland and Books Ireland magazines, alongside Wordwell Books and, as of 2019, Eastwood Books. The group has been at the heart of Irish cultural life for more than three decades, publishing in collaboration with the National Museum of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland, the OPW, the Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, TII, the Decade of Centenaries and the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, together with many of Ireland’s finest authors in the fields of history, heritage and archaeology.

Posted to on 16 Feb 2024.