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 Aoife Roantree of Dubray, 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 Vice Chair
Caitríona Bennett, Argosy
John Breen, Waterstones, Cork
Cian Byrne, Maynooth University Bookshop Officer
Tim Clarke, Waterstones, Cork
Dervilla Evans, Ennis Bookshop
Trish Hennessy, Halfway up the Stairs
Bob Johnston, The Gutter Bookshop
John Keane, Easons 
Tomás Kenny, Kennys Officer
Lynda Laffan, Eason
Grainne O'Brien, O'Mahony's
Aoife Roantree, Dubray Chair

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, Aoife Roantree 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 

For information about Bookselling Ireland events, visit our Events website here.

To access recordings of Bookselling Ireland’s autumn 2020 BI Friday workshops, please login below.