Fergal Keane wins 25th Christopher Ewart-Biggs memorial prize for ‘Wounds’.
Marianne Elliott awarded special £5,000 prize for advancing understanding of Irish history in Britain.
The winner was announced on 11 April 2018, in Belfast.
The eligible work covered 2015, 2016 and 2017 and produced a wide and stimulating variety of entries.
More about the 2015 – 2017 prize.
‘Work’ is defined broadly. It has been won by works of history, politics, fiction, drama, journalism and memoir. See past winners.
The Prize recognizes work promoting and encouraging:
- peace and reconciliation in Ireland
- a greater understanding between the peoples of Britain and Ireland, or
- closer co-operation between the partners of the European Community.