The Long Gaze Back wins at the Irish Book Awards by Sinéad Gleeson | Books, Writing I’m delighted for all the writers that The Long Gaze Back won Best Irish Published Book at the 2015 Irish Book Awards. Here’s the (very heavy) glass trophy. Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.