So, just how many e-books are sold in Ireland? "It's impossible to say exactly," said Eoin Purcell, editor of Irish Publishing News.
"The problem is that there is no single statistical source for the sale of e-books as there is for printed books from sources like Nielsen."
Purcell estimated the number of e-books from Irish publishers to be tiny.
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