Hodder Headline Ireland began publishing in 2003 and achieved remarkable early success with four bestselling titles in its first year.
It has since gone from strength-to-strength and now boasts a growing list of established writers including Deirdre Purcell, Patricia Scanlan and Sheila O'Flanagan; along with a host of new and emerging talents such Karen Gillece, Andrew Nugent, Arlene Hunt, Christy Kenneally, Roisin Meaney and Ruth Gilligan, Ireland's newest publishing sensation, whose debut novel Forget became a number one bestseller when it was published in August 2006. New author Tana French is set to take the Irish crime writing scene by storm in 2007 with her stunning psychological thriller In The Woods .
Hodder Headline Ireland has also added an array of non-fiction titles for 2006, with Diamonds and Holes in My Shoes, the long-awaited memoir from bestselling novelist Deirdre Purcell, The Healing Code, by the bestselling self-help author Dermot O'Connor and Lansdowne Through the Years by Edward Newman , the definitive book on Ireland's renowned sports stadium. Vanishing Ireland , a stunningly illustrated account of the dying ways and traditions of Irish life is destined to become a definite Christmas bestseller along with The Humours of Planxty by Leagues O'Toole – the authorised biography of one of the most ground-breaking bands in Irish history
In 2007 Hodder Headline Ireland plan to push boundaries even further with the publication of the controversial Tell Them Daddy's Not A Murderer by Frank McBrearty, the personal story behind the Morris Tribunal, and Abbeylara – The Life and Tragic Death of John Carthy by his sister Marie Carthy. Late in 2007 then sees the publication of The Miami Showband Massacre by Stephen Travers and Neil Fetherstonhaugh.
With a vast range of bestselling fiction titles and a host of sports, music, humour and general interest non-fiction, Hodder Headline Ireland has fast become a leader in Irish publishing.
Hodder Headline Ireland also co-publishes with its partner divisions Hodder & Stoughton, Headline and John Murrays.
Hodder Headline Ireland is no longer accepting unsolicited fiction manuscripts from previously unpublished authors.For non-fiction authors and published fiction authors, please send submissions via email or post to the following:
Hodder Headline Ireland
Tel + 353 1 824 6288
Fax + 353 1 824 6289