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From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Teaching toddlers Gaeilge through the art of storytelling Column

The Irish For: Teaching toddlers Gaeilge through the art of storytelling

Story-time is a great way to teach preschoolers píosa Gaeilge, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie American author Emily Ruskovich wins Dublin literary award worth €100,000 Literary Award

American author Emily Ruskovich wins Dublin literary award worth €100,000

The International Dublin Literary Award is organised and sponsored by Dublin City Council.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish authors shortlisted for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize Dublin Literary Award

Two Irish authors shortlisted for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

Sally Rooney and Bernard MacLaverty are among the 10 shortlisted nominees.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books Sacrilege

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

11 books to stick on your reading list for April

It’s not too early to start building that pile of books beside your bed for summer.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'My book club was my lifeline' Book Club

Opinion: 'My book club was my lifeline'

Book clubs are my lifeline. When we first floated the idea of a festival of books, I thought it was idle dreaming but it was a total success, writes Bridgit McGinnity.

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish society was based on a culture of secrecy for so long... but people have started to say no to that' Irish Crime Fiction

'Irish society was based on a culture of secrecy for so long... but people have started to say no to that'

Tana French’s latest novel marks a departure from the successful author’s usual crime fiction- turning from the detective to the potential suspect.

From TheJournal.ie From a 'dreadful' job to publishing her first novel at 54: 'It's life-changing, it really is' Music Love Drugs War

From a 'dreadful' job to publishing her first novel at 54: 'It's life-changing, it really is'

Geraldine Quigley was 54 when her first book was published – and it’s all about growing up in Derry.

Why you should try and visit your local library more often in 2019

Now that they’ve scrapped fees, you can go back without fear of judgment.

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own? The Magic Of Tidying Up This post contains a poll

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own?

Just how many is too many?

7 exciting reads to get you through the boredom of Dry January

Entertain your mind for a sec.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council has scrapped all library fines - even if you have an outstanding balance to pay A Fine Thing
From TheJournal.ie Susan Wood's snapshots of Ireland: 'I love photographing the clutter of people’s real lives' In Focus

Susan Wood's snapshots of Ireland: 'I love photographing the clutter of people’s real lives'

US photographer Susan Wood has been capturing Irish life for the last 50 years.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air Dublin From The Air

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air

The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.

From TheJournal.ie Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards Winners
From The42 Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity Memory Man This post contains videos

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity

The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death An Post Irish Book Awards

Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death

Immunologist Luke O’Neill writes about how death fascinates us all, but once upon a time it was sometimes a tricky thing for a doctor to confirm.

From TheJournal.ie Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize Dublin Literary Award

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

141 works by authors from 41 different countries were nominated for the 2019 award.

From TheJournal.ie 'People say things about my hair; it's bananas': Joanna Donnelly on science and our fascination with weather Met Éireann

'People say things about my hair; it's bananas': Joanna Donnelly on science and our fascination with weather

The Met Éireann forecaster’s new book, The Great Irish Weather Book, explains what weather is and how it happens.

From The42 Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year Read The Game

Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

The42 is represented twice on the longlist.

From TheJournal.ie How I went from being a data analyst with HP to owning the local bookshop Column

How I went from being a data analyst with HP to owning the local bookshop

A cup of coffee changed my path, writes Cian Byrne during Irish Book Week.

8 books by Irish writers that will get you through your commute this November

November kicks off with the first ever Irish Book Week.

From TheJournal.ie People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book Meet Me At The Pier

People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book

New book on Dún Laoghaire pier takes the reader down memory lane.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards Read All About It

Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards

You can vote for your favourites across the categories.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader? Opinion

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?

Bookseller Lorraine Levis advises parents on how to raise a book-loving child in a screen-loving era.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you read a book? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you read a book?

The MS Annual Readathon is being launched today.

Pick a breakfast cereal and we'll give you a book to read

Looking for something new to read?

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize Books

Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize

Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan and Anna Burns will all compete for the award.

From TheJournal.ie Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards Gradaim Leabhar Na HÉireann

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards

An Post has taken over as sponsor of the annual awards for the next three years.

From TheJournal.ie Children's book award drops Laura Ingalls Wilder's name over racist content Author

Children's book award drops Laura Ingalls Wilder's name over racist content

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award will now be known as the Children’s Literature Legacy Award.

11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays

Don’t leave it to the last minute.

From TheJournal.ie Can children's books help kids fight climate change? Beasts At Bedtime

Can children's books help kids fight climate change?

We spoke to the author of a new book on the topic.

From TheJournal.ie Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines National Library Strategy

Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines

It’s part of a proposal to increase the number of people using libraries.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000 Dublin Literary Award

Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000

The award was launched on 7 April 1995 and is now in its 23rd year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves The Cow Book

'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves

“Life was really good for a time – until it wasn’t.”

From TheJournal.ie Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis Emma Hannigan

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

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