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Where to find them?

Conradh na Gaeilge run an Irish language bookshop at 6 Harcourt Street, open 9.30 – 17.30 Monday to Friday and 10.00 – 16.00 on Saturdays. 

Litríocht sell a wide range of Irish language books online, which you can order for delivery.

An Ceathrú Póilí is an independent Irish language book shop, situated in Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich in Belfast.  They open from 9:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, and 9:30 to 17:00 on Saturdays. 

Loveleabhargaeilge.com sells a range of Irish language books for both child and adult readers. 

An Siopa Gaeilge is situated in Gleann Cholm Cille, Donegal. It is run by Oideas Gael, who have been teaching Irish to adult learners since 1984. The shop specializes in material suitable for the Irish language learner and teacher, as well as material for children and traditional music resources. 

Gaelchultúr provide not only a range of Irish language books, but also a selection of CD's, greetings cards, t-shirts and games. 

Festivals, events and clubs

Imram is a yearly Irish language literature festival, which was set up in 2014. It aims to promote modern Irish language books and literature through a wide range of event in Dublin city. 

Clubleabhar.com was set up by Gaelchultúr Teo in 2004. The project encourages people in Ireland and all over the world to form book clubs for Irish language books. The site promotes one book a month, and provides a platform for discussion and support.

17 books to read for the adult learner

Here are some recommendations from the network of Irish Language Teachers for Adults (Múinteoirí Gaeilge d'Aosaigh). 

1. Éalú, Áine Ní Fhoghlú
2. Dúnmharú ar an Dart, R Ó Báille
3. Tuairimí, Honor Mhic Giolla Chlaoin
4. Na Lucha ag Rince, M Ó Ruairc
5. Taibhsí an Locha, Antain Mac Lochlainn
6. An Geall, Liam Mac Uistín
7. An Mianadóir, Jackie Mac Donncha
8. An Strainséir, Brian Ó Tiomáin
9. Míle Murdar, Mícheál Ó Ruairc
10. An Gaeilgeoir Grámhar, Alan Desmond
11. Samhradh an Chéasta, Catherine Foley
12. Teach na gColúr, Aisling Ní Leidhin and Liam Mac Amhlaigh
13. An Bealach Cóir, Pól Ó Muirí
14. Fianaise, Mícheál Ó Ruairc
15. Cathair an Tíogair, Feargal Ó Dubhghaill
16. Nuair a Stadann an Ceol, Marie Whelton
17. Bóthar na Rós, Orna Ní Choileáin

Publishers

Below is a list of Irish language book publishers, along with their contact details.