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From TheJournal.ie Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards Irish Book Awards

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

Here are this year’s winners.

From The42 Championship wrap: Michael O'Neill makes winning start as Stoke boss Impact

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life' An Post Book Awards

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

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.

From The42 Reading sack Gomes after 7-game winless streak Slow Start

Reading sack Gomes after 7-game winless streak

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

From TheJournal.ie A short story before bedtime: The Boxer Rebellion Francis Mcmanus

A short story before bedtime: The Boxer Rebellion

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

From The42 Ex-Inter striker Puscas on the double in routine Reading win over recently relegated Cardiff Championship This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ten arrested after police officer killed while responding to burglary near Reading England

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

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

From The42 'I don't want to hear that' - Lampard condemns Chelsea chanting at Reading Cut It Out

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit Penneys

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

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

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 Sitdown Sunday: 'I think there's something in these planters' - how a series of deaths were discovered in Canada 7 Deadly Reads

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

Just how many is too many?

From The42 Solskjaer confident over Sanchez fitness ahead of Tottenham clash Staying Positive

Solskjaer confident over Sanchez fitness ahead of Tottenham clash

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

From The42 Fifth straight win for Man United as Mata and Lukaku book FA Cup passage against Reading High Five

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

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

From The42 As it happened: Man United vs Reading, FA Cup third round Liveblog

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

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

From The42 John O'Shea backs former team-mate Solskjaer to take permanent United job All In This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing Christmas 2018

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards Winners
From TheJournal.ie What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama White House

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Why do we like reading about crime so much in Ireland? Because it offers escapism' Opinion

Opinion: 'Why do we like reading about crime so much in Ireland? Because it offers escapism'

Crime writer Sam Blake explains that writing and reading crime can help you get away from the news when it’s grim. And unlike in real life, there’ll always be a satisfying ending.

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.

From The42 Daryl Murphy on target against former club as Forest sink still-winless Newcastle amid late drama EFL Cup

Daryl Murphy on target against former club as Forest sink still-winless Newcastle amid late drama

Newcastle equalised in added time but still managed to lose 3-1 away at Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.

From The42 Ireland's Player of the Year seals Super League switch to Birmingham City Across The Water

Ireland's Player of the Year seals Super League switch to Birmingham City

Harriet Scott has signed for the Blues on a one-year deal.

From The42 Stoppage-time winner seals 'incredible' Championship start for Lampard So Far So Good

Stoppage-time winner seals 'incredible' Championship start for Lampard

Tom Lawrence’s late header got the former Chelsea star off to a winning start as Derby County manager.

From TheJournal.ie Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library On Track

Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library

It is expected the council will apply for planning permission later this year with plans to open the new library in 2022.

Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan has curated the top 10 perfect books to bring on your holidays

Two Irish authors feature on her desert island list.

From The42 Cardiff reclaim second as Championship promotion battle goes to the wire All To Play For

Cardiff reclaim second as Championship promotion battle goes to the wire

Fulham and Cardiff City remain in contention for second place in the Championship after the penultimate round of matches.

From The42 Wolves win Championship title as Wigan return to second tier Movers And Shakers

Wolves win Championship title as Wigan return to second tier

Sunderland’s second successive relegation was confirmed on Saturday, while Wolves capped off a fine campaign by clinching the title.

From TheJournal.ie Galway City to turn into literary hub this April Cuirt Literary Festival

Galway City to turn into literary hub this April

We take a look at what’s on offer.

From The42 Ireland international Liam Kelly earns high praise from Jaap Stam following wonder goal Ye Little Dancer This post contains videos

Ireland international Liam Kelly earns high praise from Jaap Stam following wonder goal

Kelly has played for Ireland at U19 and U21 level and was called into Martin O’Neill’s squad for a World Cup qualifier last year.

From TheJournal.ie Stories vs screens: What's the secret to raising a book-loving baby? A New Chapter

Stories vs screens: What's the secret to raising a book-loving baby?

And should you care? Chrissie Russell looks at the impact of reading at home.

From TheJournal.ie These parents have been learning the best way to read bedtime stories to their children Story Time This post contains videos

These parents have been learning the best way to read bedtime stories to their children

The 5 week programme sees parents working with their children to develop their oral language skills.

From TheJournal.ie These are the books we'll all be talking about in 2018 Turn The Page

These are the books we'll all be talking about in 2018

Here’s the definitive list.

From TheJournal.ie These are the seven Irish books up for a €100k prize from Dublin City Council Novels

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

40 different countries, including Ireland, are represented.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What spooky reads would you recommend for Halloween? Beastly Books

Open thread: What spooky reads would you recommend for Halloween?

Dracula? The Amityville Horror? Thrill us with your suggestions.

8 new books to curl up with now it's turned awful cold

It has though, hasn’t it?

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