Irish Academic Press

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Irish Academic Press
Irish Academic Press logo.jpg
Founded1974
FounderFrank Cass
SuccessorConor Graham[1]
Country of originIreland
Headquarters locationNewbridge, County Kildare, Ireland
Key peoplePatrick O'Donoghue, Maeve Convery
Publication typesBooks
ImprintsMerrion Press
Official websiteirishacademicpress.ie

Irish Academic Press is an independent Irish publishing house that was established in 1974, with a focus on Irish history, politics, literature and the arts.[2]

History[edit]

Irish Academic Press was founded by Frank Cass in 1974 and, following his death in 2007, his son Stewart continued and expanded the business. In 2012, the publishing house was acquired by Conor Graham, and the company is now based in Newbridge, County Kildare.[3]

Merrion Press[edit]

In 2012, Irish Academic Press launched the imprint Merrion Press, which publishes popular interest history, general interest and fiction.[4] Their bestselling book to date has been Old Ireland in Colour.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About us". Irish Academic Press. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  2. ^ "IRISH ACADEMIC PRESS RELOCATES TO KILDARE". www.kildare.ie. Retrieved 2019-06-28.
  3. ^ O'Loughlin, Vanessa (2012-08-17). "New Owner for Irish Academic Press". Writing.ie. Retrieved 2019-06-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ Barry, Aoife. "'Can you imagine how horrific that must be?': Ex-IRA man pens book about tiger robberies". TheJournal.ie. Retrieved 2019-06-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ Doyle, Martin (5 January 2021). "John Delaney exposé top Irish 2020 title as Old Ireland in Colour makes €1m sales". The Irish Times. Retrieved 9 August 2021.

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