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UCD Library Collection Spotlight: The Irish Short Story

A regularly changing online and print display from our collections

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RTE news story on Colin Barrett winning the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award for his short story collection Young Skins.

Focus on Colin Barrett, author of Young Skins

Colin Barrett, author of Young Skins

Colin Barrett's debut collection of short stories,Young Skins, has already won many awards in 2014. These include the Guardian First Book Award, the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

Barrett was born in Mayo in 1982.

Short Story Collections

UCD library holds an extensive range of short story collections and anthologies by Irish writers. Check OneSearch for more. Some of the books currently on our Spotlight display are below:

Irish Times Book Club Podcast

Our Spotlight Display on Irish Short Stories

See our Spotlight Display on Level 1 of the James Joyce Library.

Irish Short Story spotlight

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