The 1986 Prize

Observe The Sons of UlsterWinner:
Frank McGuinness, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching towards the Somme
First produced by Abbey Theatre, 1985
published by Faber
[Play]

Special Award:
Hubert Butler [essayist]

Press coverage:

Irish Times 1987A Prize for understanding
Roy Foster looks at past winners and the shortlist for the 1986 prize
Irish Times March 1987
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The Observer 22 March 1987Hands across a minefield
Roy Foster on the prize history and 1986 prize shortlist
The Observer 22 March 1987
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