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Poll: How often do you read a book?
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Poll: How often do you read a book?

May 23rd 2022, 9:56 AM 30,043 Views 44 Comments

The 27th winner of the Dublin Literary Award will be announced this afternoon.

Paul Ince back in management after taking interim reins at Reading
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Paul Ince back in management after taking interim reins at Reading

Feb 19th 2022, 7:20 PM 3,931 Views 8 Comments

Veljko Paunovic was sacked despite winning 3-2 at Preston on Saturday.

New James Joyce artefacts and personal letters donated to British university
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New James Joyce artefacts and personal letters donated to British university

Feb 2nd 2022, 7:45 AM 11,365 Views 14 Comments

Joyce’s grandson, Stephen James Joyce, and his wife Solange, have donated a collection to the University of Reading.

Irish fiction to look forward to in 2022
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Irish fiction to look forward to in 2022

Dec 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,823 Views 5 Comments

Here are the books to look out for next year.

Extract: 'The Point', 'What? You mean the 3Arena?' I felt like Rip van Winkle
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Extract: 'The Point', 'What? You mean the 3Arena?' I felt like Rip van Winkle

Dec 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,661 Views 17 Comments

Dubliner Emily Bell writes about returning to live in the city after 20 years and finding that all the names have changed – and yet stayed the same.

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
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Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did

Nov 27th 2021, 7:00 PM 40,706 Views 60 Comments

Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.

Andy Carroll signs short-term deal with Reading
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Andy Carroll signs short-term deal with Reading

Nov 15th 2021, 6:27 PM 7,561 Views 4 Comments

The former England striker has committed his future to the Berkshire club until mid-January.

Declan O'Rourke: 'I think we all have these ghosts and figures lurking in the past'
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Declan O'Rourke: 'I think we all have these ghosts and figures lurking in the past'

Nov 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,411 Views 3 Comments

The Irish songwriter has written a book about the Famine, something that he never expected to do, he tells us.

Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return
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Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return

Apr 9th 2021, 10:12 PM 2,365 Views 0 Comments

The Hornets were 2-0 winners at home to Reading.

'It reinforced my sense of belonging': One Dublin One Book author Rónán Hession on his life in reading
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'It reinforced my sense of belonging': One Dublin One Book author Rónán Hession on his life in reading

Mar 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 12,774 Views 7 Comments

Author Rónán Hession’s debut novel Leonard and Hungry Paul is this year’s One Dublin One Book selection – here, he writes about the joy reading has brought to his life.

Aoife Martin: Forget Twitter doom-scrolling. Books help you escape the lockdown blues
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Aoife Martin: Forget Twitter doom-scrolling. Books help you escape the lockdown blues

Feb 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,729 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist says she found it hard to read books last year when the world was falling apart, but 2021 has so far reminded her of her love of reading.

Ireland keeper Moloney signs two-year contract extension with Reading
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Ireland keeper Moloney signs two-year contract extension with Reading

Feb 16th 2021, 3:17 PM 1,504 Views 0 Comments

The deal will run until at least 2023.

Kirby double sees Chelsea extend WSL lead to five points after 5-0 win
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Kirby double sees Chelsea extend WSL lead to five points after 5-0 win

Feb 14th 2021, 5:46 PM 2,059 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Reading and Everton played out a 1-1 draw.

Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games
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Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games

Feb 10th 2021, 9:58 PM 2,726 Views 2 Comments

Josh Dasilva and Ivan Toney grabbed the crucial goals to ensure a 3-1 win over Reading.

Four Irish authors on longlist for prestigious €100k Dublin Literary Award
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Four Irish authors on longlist for prestigious €100k Dublin Literary Award

Feb 4th 2021, 12:52 PM 11,775 Views 2 Comments

Previous winners include Anna Burns for Milkman, and Mike McCormack for Solar Bones.

Reading hit three first-half goals in victory over fellow play-off contenders Bournemouth
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Reading hit three first-half goals in victory over fellow play-off contenders Bournemouth

Jan 29th 2021, 10:42 PM 2,698 Views 0 Comments

Junior Stanislas hit a late goal for Bournemouth who fell to their third successive league defeat.

Open thread: What books gave you comfort in 2020?
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Open thread: What books gave you comfort in 2020?

Dec 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 13,496 Views 37 Comments

We fill you in on what worked for us.

The books that brought writers like Roddy Doyle and Tana French comfort in 2020
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The books that brought writers like Roddy Doyle and Tana French comfort in 2020

Dec 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 14,602 Views 2 Comments

Irish and Ireland-based writers, including Roddy Doyle, Sinéad Gleeson and Tana French, tell us about the books that soothed them this year.

'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops
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'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,957 Views 5 Comments

Booksellers say that people turned to fiction in lockdown – and book sales are up 4% on last year.

Man (26) pleads guilty to murdering three men in Reading park knife attack
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Man (26) pleads guilty to murdering three men in Reading park knife attack

Nov 11th 2020, 7:11 PM 23,440 Views 0 Comments

James Furlong, aged 36, David Wails, aged 49, and Joseph Ritchie-Bennett, aged 39, all died in the attack on 20 June.

John O'Shea hails 'positive' new Reading boss after Ireland great takes charge for Carabao Cup win
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John O'Shea hails 'positive' new Reading boss after Ireland great takes charge for Carabao Cup win

Sep 5th 2020, 8:43 PM 15,402 Views 4 Comments

The Waterford man was at the helm alongside assistant manager Eddie Niedwiecki, with Serb Veljko Paunovic still in quarantine.

Poll: Have you been reading more books over the past six months?
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Poll: Have you been reading more books over the past six months?

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:35 AM 21,922 Views 21 Comments

Has Covid-19 made it easier or more difficult to get stuck into some books?

Man appears in court accused of stabbing three friends to death in Reading park attack
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Man appears in court accused of stabbing three friends to death in Reading park attack

Jun 29th 2020, 2:48 PM 15,751 Views 0 Comments

Khairi Saadallah (25) is charged with murdering three men in England on 20 June.

Post-match red cards fly as Rooney penalty keeps pace in Derby's promotion chase
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# Leave It Late

Post-match red cards fly as Rooney penalty keeps pace in Derby's promotion chase

Jun 27th 2020, 6:36 PM 10,412 Views 2 Comments

Tom Lawrence and Matt Miazga got caught up the emotion of a tight contest in an empty stadium.

Terror suspect held over killing of three people in Reading park had come to attention of MI5
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Terror suspect held over killing of three people in Reading park had come to attention of MI5

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:02 AM 13,419 Views 5 Comments

Khairi Saadallah remains in custody over the knife attack in the English town west of London on Saturday.

Stabbings in Reading declared a 'terrorist incident' by UK police
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Stabbings in Reading declared a 'terrorist incident' by UK police

Updated Jun 21st 2020, 11:18 AM 66,043 Views 73 Comments

Three people have died and another three are seriously injured after multiple stabbings at a park.

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park
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A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

Jun 20th 2020, 10:06 PM 72,967 Views 43 Comments

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown
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Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

May 29th 2020, 9:36 AM 26,306 Views 4 Comments

Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh tops the list for e-books.

JK Rowling announces new fairytale for children will be published free online
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# The Ickabog

JK Rowling announces new fairytale for children will be published free online

May 26th 2020, 11:01 PM 22,434 Views 24 Comments

The Harry Potter author said she wrote The Ickabog 10 years ago.

Poll: Have you been reading more books than usual lately?
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Poll: Have you been reading more books than usual lately?

May 24th 2020, 9:30 AM 22,204 Views 36 Comments

Have your say.

Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?
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Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?

May 1st 2020, 9:30 PM 28,268 Views 16 Comments

Be warned, there are spoilers for the book and TV show in this quiz.

Hampson, Woodward, Brennan - 14 recommended rugby books
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Hampson, Woodward, Brennan - 14 recommended rugby books

Mar 28th 2020, 9:30 AM 6,302 Views 5 Comments

We’ve picked out a few good rugby reads and want to hear your recommendations.

Poll: Do you plan to read more books than usual over the next few weeks?
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Poll: Do you plan to read more books than usual over the next few weeks?

Mar 19th 2020, 9:09 AM 19,415 Views 41 Comments

People working from home or self-isolating may find they have more time on their hands than usual.

Poll: How often do you read a book?
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Poll: How often do you read a book?

Mar 5th 2020, 9:15 AM 28,415 Views 42 Comments

Research to mark World Book Day found that half of children and young people said they enjoyed reading either “very much” or “quite a lot”.

Rooney stunner helps Derby crush in-form Stoke
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Rooney stunner helps Derby crush in-form Stoke

Jan 31st 2020, 11:01 PM 9,858 Views 6 Comments

Wayne Rooney’s Derby County halted Stoke City’s four-game unbeaten run in the Championship with another home win.

'A clean slate' - Cork City complete signing of former Reading striker from Derry
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'A clean slate' - Cork City complete signing of former Reading striker from Derry

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:53 PM 8,840 Views 1 Comment

Conor Davis believes it’s ‘a great chance for me to kick on in my career.’

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards
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Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards

Nov 21st 2019, 9:13 AM 15,372 Views 6 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

Championship wrap: Michael O'Neill makes winning start as Stoke boss
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Championship wrap: Michael O'Neill makes winning start as Stoke boss

Nov 9th 2019, 7:22 PM 12,281 Views 3 Comments

Jake Livermore was on target as West Brom saw off Hull City, while there were wins for Preston North End and Leeds United.

Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'
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Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'

Nov 9th 2019, 4:00 PM 13,356 Views 1 Comment

I’ve seen species from my bedroom window that I haven’t seen anywhere else, writes Conor W. O’Brien in an extract from his book.

Reading sack Gomes after 7-game winless streak
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Reading sack Gomes after 7-game winless streak

Oct 9th 2019, 5:01 PM 3,787 Views 3 Comments

Without a league victory since August, the Championship club have announced the departure of their manager after 10 months in charge.

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