30 June Registration Reminder For PLR

May 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, please note that the final date for registering additional books is 30 June.

 

Contact Details for Irish PLR

May 10th, 2016

How to Contact Us

You can contact the PLR office by post, telephone or email.

Public Lending Remuneration Office
Libraries Development
Local Government Management Agency
35-39 Ushers Quay
Dublin 8

Tel: (From Ireland): +353 1 6707077
Tel: (From UK and worldwide): +44 (0)1642 604699

Email address for the Irish PLR Office is info@plr.ie

Co-operation with Public Lending Right, UK

May 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.

The main changes for authors are:

  • Applications to register for the Irish PLR scheme should be directed to the Public Lending Right, UK.
  • Authors applying to register for PLR can now register for both Irish and UK PLR schemes simultaneously using the dual application forms.
  • It is still possible to register only for Irish or UK PLR.
  • You may download a form to apply for either or both schemes.

Most Borrowed Books and Authors 2015

May 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


T
op 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, provided that PLR’s role in compiling the information is acknowledged.

 

Most Borrowed Books and Authors 2014

June 11th, 2015

 

Top 20 Most Borrowed Books in Irish Public Libraries 2014

Title Contributor
   1 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney
   2 Diary of a Wimpy Kid:   Cabin Fever Jeff Kinney
   3 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard   luck Jeff Kinney
   4 Diary of a Wimpy Kid :   The third wheel Jeff Kinney
   5 Diary of a Wimpy Kid:   The Last Straw Jeff Kinney
   6 Save Pudding Wood. Nick Schon
   7 Diary of a Wimpy Kid   Rodrick rules Jeff Kinney
   8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid:The   Ugly Truth Jeff Kinney
   9 Demon dentist David Walliams
   10 Official Driver Theory   Test Q&A Book
   11 Under the hawthorn   tree Marita Conlon-McKenna
   12 The powers : the   not-so-super superheroes Kevin Stevens
   13 The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins
   14 The Sound of Things   Falling Juan Gabriel Vasquez
   15 Inferno: (Robert   Langdon Book 4) Dan Brown
   16 Horrid Henry’s   stinkbomb Francesca Simon
   17 The thing about   December Donal Ryan
   18 Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
   19 Dog days Jeff Kinney
   20 Horrid Henry and the   bogey babysitter Francesca Simon

 

Top 20 Most Borrowed Authors in Irish Public Libraries in 2014

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

 

 

The PLR Registrar is satisfied for the information in this release to be made widely accessible, provided that PLR’s role in compiling the information is acknowledged