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Open thread: What books gave you comfort in 2020?
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# Comfort Reads

Open thread: What books gave you comfort in 2020?

Dec 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 13,376 Views 36 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 14,395 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 22,730 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 23,404 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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# Royals Rumble

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

Sep 5th 2020, 8:43 PM 15,252 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 21,861 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 15,678 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
# Leave It Late
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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 10,382 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 Attack

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

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:02 AM 13,407 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 66,010 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 72,926 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 26,171 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
# The Ickabog
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# The Ickabog

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

May 26th 2020, 11:01 PM 22,408 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?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

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

May 24th 2020, 9:30 AM 22,176 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 27,672 Views 14 Comments

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

Hampson, Woodward, Brennan - 14 recommended rugby books
# Good Reads
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# Good Reads

Hampson, Woodward, Brennan - 14 recommended rugby books

Mar 28th 2020, 9:30 AM 5,857 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 19,404 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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# World Book Day

Poll: How often do you read a book?

Mar 5th 2020, 9:15 AM 28,038 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
# Championship
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# Championship

Rooney stunner helps Derby crush in-form Stoke

Jan 31st 2020, 11:01 PM 9,843 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
# Starting Fresh
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# Starting Fresh

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

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:53 PM 8,786 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 15,345 Views 6 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

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

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

Nov 9th 2019, 7:22 PM 12,245 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 13,234 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
# Slow Start
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# Slow Start

Reading sack Gomes after 7-game winless streak

Oct 9th 2019, 5:01 PM 3,770 Views 3 Comments

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

A short story before bedtime: The Boxer Rebellion
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A short story before bedtime: The Boxer Rebellion

Sep 22nd 2019, 7:00 PM 13,414 Views 4 Comments

Read the third place winner in this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Award, in memory of Francis McManus.

Ex-Inter striker Puscas on the double in routine Reading win over recently relegated Cardiff
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# Championship

Ex-Inter striker Puscas on the double in routine Reading win over recently relegated Cardiff

Aug 18th 2019, 3:00 PM 4,143 Views 2 Comments

Reading are up and running for the season as George Puscas inspired a 3-0 win over hapless Cardiff City.

Ten arrested after police officer killed while responding to burglary near Reading
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Ten arrested after police officer killed while responding to burglary near Reading

Aug 16th 2019, 12:19 PM 36,257 Views 65 Comments

The ten arrested, aged between 13 and 30, are being detained under suspicion of murder.

'I don't want to hear that' - Lampard condemns Chelsea chanting at Reading
# Cut It Out
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# Cut It Out

'I don't want to hear that' - Lampard condemns Chelsea chanting at Reading

Jul 28th 2019, 9:49 PM 25,056 Views 39 Comments

Blues supporters sung about their manager during their win over Reading, but the club’s record goalscorer has called for fans to scrap it.

Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit
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Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit

Mar 7th 2019, 5:32 PM 73,109 Views 41 Comments

It said that in cases where it didn’t suit employees to work in Dublin, redundancies would be offered as a “last resort”.

Opinion: 'My book club was my lifeline'
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Opinion: 'My book club was my lifeline'

Feb 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 12,476 Views 1 Comment

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.

Sitdown Sunday: 'I think there's something in these planters' - how a series of deaths were discovered in Canada
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Sitdown Sunday: 'I think there's something in these planters' - how a series of deaths were discovered in Canada

Feb 3rd 2019, 9:00 AM 41,489 Views 8 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own?
# The Magic Of Tidying Up
# The Magic Of Tidying Up

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

Jan 16th 2019, 3:07 PM 4,226 Views 2 Comments

Just how many is too many?

Solskjaer confident over Sanchez fitness ahead of Tottenham clash
# Staying Positive
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# Staying Positive

Solskjaer confident over Sanchez fitness ahead of Tottenham clash

Jan 5th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,804 Views 1 Comment

The Chile international went off with a hamstring problem during Manchester United’s FA Cup win over Reading.

Fifth straight win for Man United as Mata and Lukaku book FA Cup passage against Reading
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# High Five

Fifth straight win for Man United as Mata and Lukaku book FA Cup passage against Reading

Jan 5th 2019, 2:29 PM 21,817 Views 68 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

As it happened: Man United vs Reading, FA Cup third round
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Man United vs Reading, FA Cup third round

Jan 5th 2019, 11:25 AM 35,949 Views 14 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Manchester United faced Reading in the third round of the FA Cup.

John O'Shea backs former team-mate Solskjaer to take permanent United job
# All In
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# All In

John O'Shea backs former team-mate Solskjaer to take permanent United job

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:55 PM 6,354 Views 14 Comments

He’s making ‘a hell of an impression to get the job,’ the Reading defender said ahead of their FA Cup clash.

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing
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# Christmas 2018

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 18,023 Views 18 Comments

Whether they’re an avid reader or an occasional reader, we’ve got you sorted.

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards
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Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards

Nov 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 23,367 Views 15 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama
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What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

Nov 17th 2018, 10:45 AM 22,384 Views 39 Comments

We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.

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

Oct 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 32,971 Views 34 Comments

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

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