Congratulations to all winners of Hennessy Literary Awards 2011, this year marked the 40th anniversary of the awards. Siobhán Mannion was First Fiction Winner with her story 'Lighting Bugs' . The winner of Emerging Fiction Winner was Eileen Casey with her story 'Macaw' . Afric McGlinchy won the Emerging Poetry Award with her two poems two poems 'Do not lie to a lover' & 'Under the heart, a horseshoe shape' .The overall New Irish Writer 2011 Award went to Siobhán Mannion. Sebastian Barry was inducted into the Hennessy Hall of Fame.