Since 2018, An Post has been the sponsor of the Irish Book Awards. Over the last four years we have showcased the best books in Ireland in the lead up to the awards ceremony. We are proud to support authors, illustrators, publishers and local bookshops in bringing the joy of reading and sharing books to people of all ages and interests. “At the heart of An Post is the written word, and we are honoured to be able to sponsor the Irish Book Awards. Books connect people as An Post connects people, and we share in a love for connection and community." David McRedmond, CEO An Post.