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Larry Donnelly: When politics is the business of an Irish-American political family
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Larry Donnelly: When politics is the business of an Irish-American political family

Oct 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,354 Views 0 Comments

In the first chapter of his new book, Larry Donnelly describes how politics ran in the veins of his family.

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes
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'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes

Sep 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,554 Views 0 Comments

A new book explores Magdalene laundries and the State’s response to institutional abuse.

The rise and fall of the world's greatest football club
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The rise and fall of the world's greatest football club

Sep 11th 2021, 12:11 PM 44,174 Views 17 Comments

Simon Kuper on documenting Barcelona’s successes and struggles.

'Visitors for the fight had spent $92 million... What one tourism official compared to four New Year’s Eves'
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'Visitors for the fight had spent $92 million... What one tourism official compared to four New Year’s Eves'

Aug 29th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,387 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from ‘The War: Hagler-Hearns and Three Rounds for the Ages.’

'Bonavena’s insult had to be translated, but when Ali heard it he became incensed'
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'Bonavena’s insult had to be translated, but when Ali heard it he became incensed'

Aug 22nd 2021, 9:00 AM 7,232 Views 5 Comments

Read this passage from ‘Shot at a Brothel’.

'I assured him there’d be no head shots if he promised to fall down at my signal'
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'I assured him there’d be no head shots if he promised to fall down at my signal'

Aug 15th 2021, 9:00 AM 8,351 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from ‘(Low)life: A Memoir of Jazz, Fight-fixing, and the Mob’ by Charles Farrell.

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it
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# Brain Trauma

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it

Jun 7th 2021, 10:00 AM 30,338 Views 9 Comments

Journalist and author Tris Dixon on his reasons for writing ‘Damage’.

'I had fallen out of love with the game because of all the things that manifested in the Super League'
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'I had fallen out of love with the game because of all the things that manifested in the Super League'

May 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 38,029 Views 6 Comments

Author and journalist Michael Calvin discusses his new book: ‘Whose Game is it Anyway?’

WIN: A signed copy of the acclaimed Irish novel Leonard and Hungry Paul
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WIN: A signed copy of the acclaimed Irish novel Leonard and Hungry Paul

Mar 30th 2021, 9:00 PM 7,917 Views 4 Comments

The book, by Rónán Hession, is the One Dublin One Book choice this April.

Roman Abramovich launches legal action over controversial new book
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Roman Abramovich launches legal action over controversial new book

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:26 PM 14,140 Views 0 Comments

The Chelsea owner has filed a defamation suit against both publishers HarperCollins and author Catherine Belton.

Guilt, messiness and forgiving yourself: What I learned from being a professional declutterer
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Guilt, messiness and forgiving yourself: What I learned from being a professional declutterer

Mar 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,002 Views 5 Comments

Reformed hoarder and clutter expert Emma Gleeson looks at what her work has taught her about how we run our homes – and our lives.

'Thank God he eventually lost consciousness; it was only when he relaxed that I could free the buckle'
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# Concern

'Thank God he eventually lost consciousness; it was only when he relaxed that I could free the buckle'

Updated Dec 28th 2020, 12:04 PM 104,019 Views 5 Comments

Maurice Hamilton recalls the near-death crash suffered by Formula One legend Niki Lauda.

'All I had to do was imagine my father’s face when confronted by his daughter’s puffed up, battered eye socket'
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'All I had to do was imagine my father’s face when confronted by his daughter’s puffed up, battered eye socket'

Dec 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 7,366 Views 0 Comments

Ruqsana Begum recalls her early days competing.

'This small, beautiful woman and her f***ed-up, broken life'
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'This small, beautiful woman and her f***ed-up, broken life'

Dec 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,151 Views 2 Comments

An extract from David Walsh’s book ‘The Russian Affair’.

'We had just been in close contact with the Atlético players and probably 60 others'
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# Looking Back

'We had just been in close contact with the Atlético players and probably 60 others'

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:00 PM 9,501 Views 2 Comments

Andy Robertson recalls the surreal backdrop for Liverpool’s clash with Atletico Madrid.

'Kenny Dalglish was a legend of the game... He was there to support us and Seán in any way he could'
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# Legend

'Kenny Dalglish was a legend of the game... He was there to support us and Seán in any way he could'

Dec 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 7,057 Views 2 Comments

Martina Cox on her husband’s struggle and the kindness it inspired in others.

'My message isn't to be the best. My message is to be the best you can be'
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# AIM

'My message isn't to be the best. My message is to be the best you can be'

Dec 6th 2020, 9:00 AM 8,504 Views 2 Comments

Paul Kilgannon chats about his new book on creating the ideal environment for young Irish athletes.

'In the heat of the match he could be frightening... He was a colossus'
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# Hard Men Of Rugby

'In the heat of the match he could be frightening... He was a colossus'

Sep 26th 2020, 10:00 AM 52,920 Views 33 Comments

Robert Blair Mayne played for Ireland and the Lions before going on to a remarkable wartime career.

Caitlin Moran: 'It continues to be a really revolutionary thing for a woman to say: I am happy'
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Caitlin Moran: 'It continues to be a really revolutionary thing for a woman to say: I am happy'

Sep 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 29,198 Views 32 Comments

We talk to the British author and columnist about her new book.

'I know it's 30 years too late but I was just like, 'I can't have it that this is what a seven-year-old thinks'
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# Girls Play Too

'I know it's 30 years too late but I was just like, 'I can't have it that this is what a seven-year-old thinks'

Sep 5th 2020, 12:00 PM 58,561 Views 7 Comments

Jacqui Hurley’s book ‘Girls Play Too: Inspiring Stories of Irish Sportswomen’ has been a huge hit.

What if Hillary Rodham had never married Bill Clinton? A new novel imagines the results
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# Curtis Sittenfeld

What if Hillary Rodham had never married Bill Clinton? A new novel imagines the results

Jul 25th 2020, 10:30 AM 20,215 Views 39 Comments

We chat to its author, bestselling writer Curtis Sittenfeld.

Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president
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# MARY TRUMP

Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president

Jul 14th 2020, 10:16 AM 31,226 Views 76 Comments

Robert Trump had objected to Mary Trump publicly discussing family members.

'I was 20 years old... I thought my talent was all I needed to get by'
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'I was 20 years old... I thought my talent was all I needed to get by'

Jun 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,307 Views 0 Comments

Jenson Button on his early days partying in Formula One.

'It is an Irish success story, one of the greatest to come out of Ireland since the foundation of the State'
# Legacy
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# Legacy

'It is an Irish success story, one of the greatest to come out of Ireland since the foundation of the State'

Jun 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,754 Views 7 Comments

Read an extract from Alan Conway’s book on Coolmore Stud.

The rise of the 'water carrier'
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The rise of the 'water carrier'

Jun 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 7,300 Views 0 Comments

A profile of Didier Deschamps, who made the defensive midfield role more recognised.

Opinion: 'There are some unsolved murders which dominate the public consciousness'
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Opinion: 'There are some unsolved murders which dominate the public consciousness'

Jun 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,950 Views 0 Comments

Ralph Riegel on why he wrote about the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in a new book.

'Hamilton became a symbol of a post-racial Britain without ever being fully embraced by the British public'
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'Hamilton became a symbol of a post-racial Britain without ever being fully embraced by the British public'

Jun 16th 2020, 7:05 AM 3,159 Views 7 Comments

In an extract from ‘No Win Race,’ Derek A. Bardowell analyses the rise of Lewis Hamilton.

'Some people ask: "Is Tiger a nice guy?" It’s not even a relevant question'
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# Complex

'Some people ask: "Is Tiger a nice guy?" It’s not even a relevant question'

Jun 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 33,052 Views 5 Comments

Michael Bambeger chats to The42 about his new book on the US golf star.

'Roy Keane said something on TV about the interview being flat... Lisa took it to heart'
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'Roy Keane said something on TV about the interview being flat... Lisa took it to heart'

Jun 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,725 Views 4 Comments

Michael Carrick recalls Manchester United’s turbulent spell under David Moyes.

'At that moment – that very moment – I knew I needed to get out of professional football'
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'At that moment – that very moment – I knew I needed to get out of professional football'

Jun 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,902 Views 4 Comments

Former Newcastle physio Paul Ferris on suffering through Ruud Gullit’s troubled spell at the club.

The man who didn't give a f**k
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# Maverick

The man who didn't give a f**k

Jun 3rd 2020, 8:45 PM 42,171 Views 8 Comments

As part of Genius Week, we chat to Paolo Hewitt about his biography of Robin Friday, one of the great footballing cult heroes.

'I had turned 37 nine days before the Twickenham defeat, and suddenly I felt old'
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'I had turned 37 nine days before the Twickenham defeat, and suddenly I felt old'

Jun 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 7,454 Views 12 Comments

In this extract from his autobiography, former Ireland captain Rory Best looks back on a humbling defeat to England.

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out
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The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out

May 28th 2020, 3:31 PM 10,727 Views 21 Comments

Sean O’Brien’s ‘Fuel’ will be published on 29 October.

'I wasn’t even on the bench – I’d been bombed out completely'
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'I wasn’t even on the bench – I’d been bombed out completely'

May 28th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,117 Views 11 Comments

Robbie Fowler on the beginning of the end of his first stint at Liverpool.

Muhammad Ali and the mafia
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Muhammad Ali and the mafia

May 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,821 Views 0 Comments

How murder and mayhem were linked to the legendary boxer.

'In truth, he was an extremely high-functioning alcoholic'
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'In truth, he was an extremely high-functioning alcoholic'

May 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 13,911 Views 11 Comments

An extract from the award-winning book, ‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee’.

'The rush home after school to read Ceefax pages 302–312... This was my generation’s internet'
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# Looking Back

'The rush home after school to read Ceefax pages 302–312... This was my generation’s internet'

May 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 4,500 Views 0 Comments

In an extract from his book, Daniel Geey looks at how football has changed dramatically over the years.

'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season'
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'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season'

May 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,139 Views 1 Comment

In an extract from his book, Formula One legend Nigel Mansell recalls winning the World Championship.

'If you didn’t make a conscious decision to go home alone, you probably wouldn’t'
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# Temptation

'If you didn’t make a conscious decision to go home alone, you probably wouldn’t'

May 5th 2020, 9:44 PM 42,447 Views 10 Comments

In an extract from his award-winning book ‘Recovering,’ Richie Sadlier looks at the lifestyle of young footballers in his era.

'A shocking exposé' - Book detailing the rise and fall of John Delaney to be released
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'A shocking exposé' - Book detailing the rise and fall of John Delaney to be released

May 1st 2020, 11:57 AM 34,845 Views 47 Comments

‘Champagne Football’ by Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan will be published in September.

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