Poolbeg Press

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Poolbeg Press
Country of originIreland
Headquarters locationBaldoyle, Dublin, Ireland
Publication typesBooks
Fiction genresLierary fiction, Romantic fiction, Non-fiction, Children's fiction
ImprintsWard River Press
Official websitepoolbeg.com

Poolbeg Press is an Irish book publisher that was established in 1976.[1]


It publishes romantic fiction, literary fiction and non-fiction as well as children's fiction.[2]


Authors published by Poolbeg Press include Maeve Binchy, Patricia Scanlan, Marian Keyes, Cathy Kelly, Sheila O'Flanagan, Colette Caddle and Melissa Hill. It is known especially for identifying and promoting new Irish writers, particularly female authors.[3]


In 2014 Poolbeg Press brought back the Ward River Press imprint. This is an imprint for contemporary Irish fiction.[4]


  1. ^ "About us". Poolbeg Press. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  2. ^ "About us". Poolbeg Press. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Poolbeg Press interview". Write Words. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  4. ^ Walsh, Alison (11 April 2014). "Small is beautiful". Irish Independent. Retrieved 16 September 2020.