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Great Reads Award 2019

Voting is now closed for the GRA2019.  Thank you to all the Secondary School students who voted from all over Ireland.  The winners are:-

Junior category:
Most Read: A Girl Called Justice by Elly Griffiths
Junior Winner: Dangerous Games by James Butler

Senior Category:
Most Read: The Hurting by Lucy van Smit
Senior Winner: Tuesdays are Just as Bad by Cethan Leahy

GRA 2019 student poster all winners

The Awards ceremony took place at Mount Sackville on 25th February 2020 — photographs will be posted on the Photos page and are already featuring on our Social Media pages.  Thank you to the hosting school, to all the authors who attended, Dave Rudden who MC’d, all the guests, and to all the sponsors (listed below) who provide the prize money for the winning authors!

If you have a suggestion for next year’s longlist please let a school librarian know or e-mail









Thank you to ALL who participated and voted last year.  Some photos from the Awards Ceremony in Loreto Foxrock are here.  Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all shortlistees who attended.

See the list of our sponsors (below) who are offering great discounts on class sets of the titles above.