Coiscéim

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Coiscéim
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Formation1980
FounderPádraig Ó Snodaigh
TypeIrish language
Irish culture
Gaelic revival
HeadquartersDublin, Ireland
Websitecoisceim.ie

Coiscéim ([kɔʃ.ceːmʲ], "Footstep") is a prolific Dublin-based Irish-language publisher founded by writer, historian and language activist Pádraig Ó Snodaigh in 1980. With over 1,500 titles Coiscéim have published the largest number of titles amongst the 26 other Irish language publishers.

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Well-known authors who have published with Coiscéim include Gabriel Rosenstock, Alan Titley, Michael Davitt, Michael Hartnett, Biddy Jenkinson, Tomás Mac Síomóin, Colm Breathnach, Tomás Ó Canainn, Joe Steve Ó Neachtain, Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé, Diarmuid Ó Gráinne, Derry O'Sullivan and Pádraig Ó Siadhail.

Micheál Ó Ruairc's Coiscéim-published poem "Na hÉin agus Naomh Caoimhín" won first prize in the 2009 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown poetry festival.

Tomás Mac Síomóin's Coiscéim-published novel An Tionscadal won first prize at the Oireachtas literary and cultural festival in 2006.

Paddy Bushe's Coiscéim-published book Gile na Gile won the Michael Hartnett Poetry Prize in 2006.

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