The Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom & Ireland Limited

Bookselling Ireland represents booksellers in Ireland as in run by a committee of booksellers, chaired by John Keane of Eason, and backed by the BA. The Bookselling Ireland Committee, which meets six times a year, is the force behind Irish Book Week, which launched in 2018, the Irish Book Trade Conference, as well as World Book Day and Independent Bookshop Week in Ireland.
Bookselling Ireland has a strong political and economic lobbying function, representing the interests of Irish booksellers to TDs and to the Dáil

Bookselling Ireland Committee
Dawn Behan, Woodbine Books
Caitríona Bennett, Argosy
Cian Byrne, Maynooth University Bookshop Hon Secretary
Glenn Cunningham Vilar, Eason
Dervilla Evans, Ennis Bookshop
Janet Hawkins, Blessington Bookstore
Bob Johnston, The Gutter Bookshop
John Keane, Easons Chair -
Frank Kelly, Book Nest,
Gerard McGinn, Eason, Belfast
Heidi Murphy, WH Smith Vice Chair
Aoife Roantree, Dubrary Hon Treasurer
Jenny Sharif, Bowe Communications
Alan Staton, BA UK
Meryl Halls, BA UK

To view the Irish Benefits Booklet, please click below: 

If you would like to get involved with the BA Bookselling Ireland committee please contact the Chair, John Keane or Alan Staton

To view the BA's Manifesto for Bookselling in Ireland, please click here.

To view the Jim Power Report on the Economic Impact of Bookselling in Ireland click here

To view our infographic of the conribution Irish bookselling makes to the Irish economy, please click here 

For further details for Bookselling Ireland, contact 

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