|Founders||Michael Henry Gill, Co-Founder |
James McGlashan, Co-Founder
|Country of origin||Ireland|
|Distribution||Gill Distribution (Ireland)|
Dufour Editions (US)
|Key people||Dermot O'Dwyer, Managing Director|
In 1856, Michael Henry Gill, printer for Dublin University, purchased the publishing and bookselling business of James McGlashan, and the company was re-named McGlashan & Gill. In 1875, it was re-named M.H. Gill & Son. In 1968, the company became associated with the London based Macmillan Publishers (founded 1843) and Gill & Macmillan was established. In 2013, the Gill family bought out Macmillan.
Gill mainly publishes educational books for school and college students. They also publish a range of general interest non-fiction titles. As well as handling its own published titles, Gill also handles the warehousing and distribution for a number of Irish-based publishers, including O'Brien Press and the Irish Manuscripts Commission.
Gill also runs My-eTest.com, an online learning resource aimed at Irish second-level students. They also have a series of online tests designed to accompany 22 of their educational books, covering 8 secondary school subjects.
- "Publishers – Dufour Editions". Retrieved 2017-10-20.
- Flanagan, Peter; Spain, John (2013-08-15). "Publishing house back in Irish hands as Gill family buy out Macmillans". Independent.ie. Retrieved 2017-10-07.
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