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Irish author Sebastian Barry scoops major Book of the Year prize
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Irish author Sebastian Barry scoops major Book of the Year prize

Jan 31st 2017, 10:32 PM 16,262 Views 10 Comments

The Costa Book of the Year was formerly known as the Whitbread prize.

13 mood-boosting books to get you through the dark winter nights
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# Feel Good Read

13 mood-boosting books to get you through the dark winter nights

Jan 15th 2017, 9:30 AM 6,513 Views 0 Comments

Because our spirits could do with a bit of lifting.

9 things you probably did if you grew up reading A Series of Unfortunate Events
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# V.f.d.

9 things you probably did if you grew up reading A Series of Unfortunate Events

Jan 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 4,263 Views 0 Comments

The world is quiet here.

The 14 truly devastating struggles of being a bookworm
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# Reading Is Fundamental

The 14 truly devastating struggles of being a bookworm

Jan 11th 2017, 9:30 PM 7,772 Views 5 Comments

The things we go through for the love of reading. Honestly, we’re saints.

Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017
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Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 34,468 Views 18 Comments

Get ready for a year of binge-watching and reading.

9 books you should read before they're films in 2017
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# Give A Hoot Read A Book

9 books you should read before they're films in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 6:00 PM 13,122 Views 3 Comments

New year, new reading list.

Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America
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Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America

Dec 30th 2016, 6:30 PM 447 Views 5 Comments

In this extract from his book Paisanos, Tim Fanning tells the story of army officer Alexander O’Reilly.

'The TV spoiler has as much potential to ruin an evening as food poisoning'
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'The TV spoiler has as much potential to ruin an evening as food poisoning'

Dec 29th 2016, 6:30 PM 14,715 Views 4 Comments

Comedian Colm O’Regan on people’s aversion to spoilers – and whether they’re a symptom of notions.

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books
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Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Dec 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 18,240 Views 101 Comments

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

Trinity students are hiding books all around Dublin in a bid to raise money for the homeless
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# Festive Fiction Finding

Trinity students are hiding books all around Dublin in a bid to raise money for the homeless

Dec 21st 2016, 11:33 AM 4,293 Views 2 Comments

Every one who finds a book is being encouraged to donate to Focus Ireland.

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas
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What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas

Dec 10th 2016, 5:00 PM 12,172 Views 99 Comments

Research shows over half of Irish parents would like to read to their children more.

Looking for good books to buy as Christmas presents? Here's some help
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Looking for good books to buy as Christmas presents? Here's some help

Dec 10th 2016, 9:15 AM 19,861 Views 13 Comments

We have recommendations galore.

Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late
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Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late

Dec 2nd 2016, 10:43 PM 17,311 Views 14 Comments

The borrower avoided a €1,200 fine.

Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88
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Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88

Nov 21st 2016, 4:27 PM 9,714 Views 5 Comments

The author died at his home in Devon, England.

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

Nov 21st 2016, 12:13 PM 8,899 Views 7 Comments

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

Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced
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Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced

Nov 17th 2016, 12:05 AM 25,801 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Nov 14th 2016, 8:00 PM 12,613 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Nov 9th 2016, 9:05 AM 11,381 Views 4 Comments

There are some super titles up for grabs.

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

Oct 29th 2016, 7:00 PM 35,391 Views 28 Comments

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

8 reasons Marian Keyes is a proven national treasure
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# Lady Marian

8 reasons Marian Keyes is a proven national treasure

Sep 27th 2016, 1:28 PM 7,154 Views 3 Comments

NOBODY say “chick lit”.

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

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

Sep 13th 2016, 1:02 PM 6,620 Views 1 Comment

Happy Roald Dahl day.

20 books every woman should read in her lifetime
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# Reading Is Fundamental

20 books every woman should read in her lifetime

Sep 3rd 2016, 9:30 AM 8,983 Views 7 Comments

Bookmark, read, and recommend to your friends.

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

Jun 9th 2016, 12:00 PM 10,213 Views 5 Comments

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

9 books you should definitely take on your summer holidays
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# Summer Reading List

9 books you should definitely take on your summer holidays

Jun 1st 2016, 11:33 AM 6,731 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Apr 12th 2016, 6:02 AM 11,882 Views 11 Comments

Eight different countries, including Ireland, are represented.

10 feelings every 90s kid has about Jacqueline Wilson books
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10 feelings every 90s kid has about Jacqueline Wilson books

Mar 30th 2016, 6:16 PM 6,715 Views 1 Comment

Jackie knows what’s up.

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

Mar 28th 2016, 12:00 PM 17,735 Views 10 Comments

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

These parents created an amazing Harry Potter themed nursery
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These parents created an amazing Harry Potter themed nursery

Mar 24th 2016, 8:20 AM 5,439 Views 1 Comment

This is AMAZING.

A charity shop received so many Fifty Shades of Grey donations, they built a fort
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# Fifty Shades

A charity shop received so many Fifty Shades of Grey donations, they built a fort

Mar 24th 2016, 7:50 AM 5,840 Views 1 Comment

The state.

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

Mar 13th 2016, 8:45 AM 23,606 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:30 PM 26,914 Views 19 Comments

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

Look at all these adorable kids in their World Book Day costumes
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# World Book Day

Look at all these adorable kids in their World Book Day costumes

Mar 3rd 2016, 6:20 PM 6,273 Views 3 Comments

*sobs forever*

18 images that will give every Irish childhood bookworm the feels
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18 images that will give every Irish childhood bookworm the feels

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:17 AM 6,708 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Reading Rainbow

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

Feb 16th 2016, 1:15 PM 12,131 Views 9 Comments

School book fairs were no joke.

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

Feb 2nd 2016, 2:07 PM 17,465 Views 19 Comments

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

14 books that will make you want to travel
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14 books that will make you want to travel

Jan 10th 2016, 5:08 PM 16,606 Views 13 Comments

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

14 books that will make you want to travel
# Wanderlust
# Wanderlust

14 books that will make you want to travel

Jan 10th 2016, 1:00 PM 4,496 Views 0 Comments

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

12 easy ways to be really good to yourself this January
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# Mind Yourself

12 easy ways to be really good to yourself this January

Jan 4th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,205 Views 8 Comments

Self-care is important.

10 books you need to read before they're movies in 2016
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# Read The Fillums

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

Jan 1st 2016, 11:00 AM 11,127 Views 2 Comments

Top up your reading list with some of these.

33 books everyone should read before turning 30
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33 books everyone should read before turning 30

Dec 26th 2015, 4:00 PM 40,901 Views 53 Comments

Are your favourites on the list?