Tag Archives: Colm Tóibín

Aingeala Flannery’s ‘The Amusements’ Wins the John McGahern Prize for Debut Irish Fiction

(IN BRIEF) Aingeala Flannery’s novel, “The Amusements,” published by Penguin, has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious John McGahern Prize for the debut book of Irish fiction published in 2022. Esteemed novelist Colm Tóibín, who made the announcement, … Read the full press release

Judge Wendy Beetlestone Installed as University of Liverpool’s First Female and Black Chancellor

(IN BRIEF) Judge Wendy Beetlestone, an alumna of the University of Liverpool, has been formally installed as the institution’s eleventh Chancellor. Wendy, the university’s first female and first Black Chancellor, expressed gratitude for her time at Liverpool, which she credits … Read the full press release

2020 John McGahern Annual Book Prize is now open for submissions

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies announces that its John McGahern Annual Book Prize for the best debut novel or short story collection by an Irish writer or writer resident in … Read the full press release