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From TheJournal.ie Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late Slightly Overdue

Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late

The borrower avoided a €1,200 fine.

From TheJournal.ie Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88 RIP

Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88

The author died at his home in Devon, England.

From TheJournal.ie Seven Irish authors make the longlist for €100,000 Dublin literary prize Book Awards

Seven Irish authors make the longlist for €100,000 Dublin literary prize

Books from John Banville, Edna O’Brien and Anne Enright make the list.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced Stocking Filler

Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced

The winners were announced at an award ceremony in Dublin tonight.

From TheJournal.ie "Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves Irish Book Awards

"Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves

We speak to two of the country’s publishers about a life in books.

From TheJournal.ie COMPETITION: Win a load of great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards Irish Book Awards

COMPETITION: Win a load of great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards

There are some super titles up for grabs.

From TheJournal.ie Life, death and rock n'roll: 40 years of Ireland captured in photos Eye On Dublin

Life, death and rock n'roll: 40 years of Ireland captured in photos

Photographer Eric Luke’s book is nominated in the Irish Book Awards.

8 reasons Marian Keyes is a proven national treasure

NOBODY say “chick lit”.

13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember

Happy Roald Dahl day.

20 books every woman should read in her lifetime

Bookmark, read, and recommend to your friends.

From TheJournal.ie 'When somebody you love is ill you feel embarrassed for your own luck' Dublin Literary Award

'When somebody you love is ill you feel embarrassed for your own luck'

Akhil Sharma’s Family Life has scooped the €100,000 International Dublin Literary Award.

9 books you should definitely take on your summer holidays

Heading on a pre-holiday Easons smash and grab? Here’s what to pick up.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 10 books up for a €100k prize from Dublin City Council Page Turners

These are the 10 books up for a €100k prize from Dublin City Council

Eight different countries, including Ireland, are represented.

10 feelings every 90s kid has about Jacqueline Wilson books

Jackie knows what’s up.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Galway teen who's published her first book at just 16 Get Writing

Meet the Galway teen who's published her first book at just 16

We spoke to newly-published author Eilís Barrett, from Galway.

These parents created an amazing Harry Potter themed nursery

This is AMAZING.

From TheJournal.ie These sisters went from underground health food gurus to bestselling cookbook authors Hemsley And Hemsley

These sisters went from underground health food gurus to bestselling cookbook authors

Ever heard of courgette spaghetti? It’s because of these young women.

From TheJournal.ie COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day Get Reading

COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day

Plus: Win one of three €100 Easons.com eVouchers.

18 images that will give every Irish childhood bookworm the feels

Having fun isn’t hard, when you’ve got a library card.

13 things you'll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid

School book fairs were no joke.

From TheJournal.ie Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books Guilty

Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books

Andrew Shannon told investigators he bought the books at a fair for about £300 and was using them to decorate his house.

From TheJournal.ie 14 books that will make you want to travel Wanderlust

14 books that will make you want to travel

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

14 books that will make you want to travel

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

12 easy ways to be really good to yourself this January

Self-care is important.

10 books you need to read before they're movies in 2016

Top up your reading list with some of these.

From TheJournal.ie 33 books everyone should read before turning 30 Must Reads

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

Are your favourites on the list?

From TheJournal.ie What were your favourite books of 2015? Here are our picks Reads

What were your favourite books of 2015? Here are our picks

Tell us in the comments.

From TheJournal.ie These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future Crystal Ball

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

When science fiction becomes fact.

10 books that will make brilliant last-minute Christmas gifts

Go and grab ‘em.

From TheJournal.ie Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here's some help... Turn The Page

Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here's some help...

Here are some of the top literary picks from 2015.

How many of the best books of 2015 have you read?

Some more books to add to your “to read” pile.

From TheJournal.ie Morrissey's writing about sex is so bad he was given an award List Of The Worst

Morrissey's writing about sex is so bad he was given an award

“The couple rolled together into the one giggling snowball of full-figured copulation.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up' Irish Book Awards

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

From TheJournal.ie Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name Egyptian Goddess

Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name

‘Some ignorant people believe that the terrorists have a gift store in the middle of Denver.’

8 toe-curlingly awful lines from this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award nominees

NSFW (or for life), obviously.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Bryson: 'I've always felt I'm kind of an outsider' Irish Book Awards

Bill Bryson: 'I've always felt I'm kind of an outsider'

The best-selling author spoke to us about life in the UK, and what it’s like to have Robert Redford portray you on the big screen.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference Turning The Page

Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference

It will even include reviews from the site.

From TheJournal.ie These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland Irish Book Awards

These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland

The shortlist has just been announced.