Irish Book Awards 2016 - Popular fiction book of the year

The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards are a set of industry-recognition awards set up by a coalition of Irish booksellers in 2007. The motivation behind the awards is to celebrate the extraordinary quality of Irish writing, to help bring the best books to a wider readership annually.

The Winner - The Holding by Graham Norton

Holding
By Graham Norton

The Shortlist

Lyrebird
By Cecelia Ahern
The Girl From The Savoy
By Hazel Gaynor
The Privileged
By Emily Hourican
Rebel Sisters
By Marita Conlon-McKenna
Game of Throw-ins
By Ross O'Carroll-Kelly