Brid Conroy

  • A Westport bookshop has been named Best Independent Bookshop of the Year on the island of Ireland.

    Tertulia Books, located at The Quay in Westport, has fought off stiff competition from bookshops in Co Down and in Dublin to win the honour in the 2021 British Book Awards.

    The Westport shop will now compete against shortlisted bookshops from across Britain for the overall prize.

    Tertulia Books is owned by Neil Paul and Brid Conroy, and uses its website and its own TV channel to stay connected with customers during the Covid-19 lockdown.

    Brid has been telling Midwest Radio that they're delighted to have won this prestigious award....