Archive for January, 2016

30 June Registration Reminder For PLR

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Online and postal applications must be submitted by midnight 30 June to be included in the year end calculations. You can apply to register your published titles online or via an application form. Alternatively you can request a form to be posted to you.  If you are already registered for PLR,

Contact Details for Irish PLR

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

How to Contact Us You can contact the PLR office by post, telephone or email.

Co-operation with Public Lending Right, UK

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

The Irish PLR Office is providing enhanced services in co-operation with Public Lending Right, UK. Since April 1 2012, more streamlined and efficient registration and related PLR services for authors is being provided.

Most Borrowed Books and Authors 2015

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Top 20 Most Borrowed Books in Irish Public Libraries

Title

Contributor

1

Diary of a wimpy kid: The ugly truth

Jeff Kinney

2

Diary of a wimpy kid: Hard luck

Jeff Kinney

3

Danger is still everywhere: A handbook for avoiding danger

David O’Doherty: Illustrated by Chris Judge

4

Diary of a wimpy kid: Dog days

Jeff Kinney

5

Save Pudding Wood

Nick Schon

6

Diary of a wimpy kid

Jeff Kinney

7

Diary of a wimpy kid: Cabin fever

Jeff Kinney

8

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins

9

Diary of a wimpy kid: The third wheel

Jeff Kinney

10

Diary of a wimpy kid:The last straw

Jeff Kinney

11

Diary of a wimpy kid:The long haul

Jeff Kinney

12

Diary of a wimpy kid: Rodrick rules

Jeff Kinney

13

Demon dentist

David Walliams

14

Under the hawthorn tree

Marita Conlon-McKenna: Illustrated by Donald Teskey

15

It started with Paris

Cathy Kelly

16

Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter

Francesca Simon: Illustrated by Tony Ross

17

The brilliant world of Tom Gates

Liz Pichon

18

The Guns of Easter

Gerard Whelan

19

Academy street

Mary Costello

20

Horrid Henry’s Stinkbomb

Francesca Simon: Illustrated by Tony Ross

Top 20 Most Borrowed Authors in Irish Public Libraries

Author Name
1 Daisy Meadows
2 Roderick Hunt
3 Francesca Simon
4 Roger Hargreaves
5 Jacqueline Wilson
6 Adam Blade
7 Enid Blyton
8 Julia Donaldson
9 James Patterson
10 Roald Dahl
11 Michael Morpurgo
12 Jeff Kinney
13 Lee Child
14 Holly Webb
15 Nora Roberts
16 Terry Deary
17 Dav Pilkey
18 J.K. Rowling
19 David Walliams
20 Dr Seuss

The PLR Registrar is satisfied for the information in this release to be made widely accessible,