"The Bee Sting" by Paul Murray and "Prophet Song" by Paul Lynch are among the six books shortlisted for the coveted prize.
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- 2 Irish is the third largest group in the US, newly released Census data reveals
- 3 Irish raffle is giving the chance to win a new home in Sathill, Galway
- 4 What are the 'most Irish' states in the US? Depends on how you look at it
- 5 Boy, 9, dies following hit-and-run in Donegal
- 6 WATCH: Irish dance history made in Africa thanks to help from "Lord of the Dance" pro
- 7 Ireland beat world champions South Africa in Rugby World Cup thriller
- 8 Derry City becomes UN International City of Peace
- 9 Two Irish authors shortlisted for Booker Prize