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Quiz: How much do you know about Roald Dahl and his books?
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Quiz: How much do you know about Roald Dahl and his books?

Dec 31st 2020, 11:00 AM 28,674 Views 17 Comments

The theme of the Toy Show was ‘the wonderful world of Roald Dahl’ – let’s take a closer look at that world.

Roald Dahl's family apologises for anti-Semitic comments author made in 1980s
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Roald Dahl's family apologises for anti-Semitic comments author made in 1980s

Dec 6th 2020, 11:22 AM 46,947 Views 88 Comments

The author made the remarks in an interview with the New Statesman in 1983.

Photos: An early peek at the Toy Show set and the performance that moved Ryan Tubridy to tears
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Photos: An early peek at the Toy Show set and the performance that moved Ryan Tubridy to tears

Nov 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 36,809 Views 14 Comments

The set this year was influenced by the works of Roald Dahl.

A Toy Show like no other: Tubridy says no studio audience means he may need to 'dial up the energy'
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A Toy Show like no other: Tubridy says no studio audience means he may need to 'dial up the energy'

Nov 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 25,203 Views 43 Comments

Presenter Ryan Tubridy said they’ll acknowledge the pandemic on the show, but do it with “a twist of seasonal silliness”.

Roald Dahl's greatest creations are all set to get the Netflix treatment
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# Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's greatest creations are all set to get the Netflix treatment

Nov 27th 2018, 6:56 PM 5,063 Views 1 Comment

“Roald would, I know, be thrilled.”

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books
# Roald Dahl Day
# Roald Dahl Day

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books

Sep 13th 2017, 6:08 PM 9,628 Views 2 Comments

It’s Roald Dahl Day!

The Hardest Matilda Quiz Ever
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# On My Way

The Hardest Matilda Quiz Ever

Mar 5th 2017, 11:41 AM 17,564 Views 1 Comment

BRUCE. BOGTROTTER.

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie
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# Horrigust

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie

Nov 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 5,107 Views 0 Comments

It’s Roo-al. ROO-AL.

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 6,611 Views 1 Comment

Happy Roald Dahl day.

The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever
# The Twits
# The Twits

The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever

Feb 21st 2016, 9:30 AM 11,917 Views 1 Comment

It’s a Whipplescrumtious Fudgemallow Delight of a quiz.

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?
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# Love Books

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?

Mar 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,040 Views 9 Comments

Are you a Matilda, or more of an Artemis Fowl? Take our quiz and find out.

Irish bakers celebrate Roald Dahl Day with these fantastic Dahl-themed cakes
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# Pure Imagination

Irish bakers celebrate Roald Dahl Day with these fantastic Dahl-themed cakes

Sep 13th 2014, 4:39 PM 17,018 Views 15 Comments

The Cake Dahls exhibition is on today and tomorrow in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

Penguin faces backlash over new cover for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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# Penguin

Penguin faces backlash over new cover for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Aug 6th 2014, 7:07 PM 8,681 Views 7 Comments

There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination…

8 amazing letters that'll make you yearn for the days of snail mail
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# Letters Of Note

8 amazing letters that'll make you yearn for the days of snail mail

Jul 16th 2014, 9:30 PM 44,541 Views 11 Comments

Will someone be our pen pal?

14 memories from Roald Dahl books that will always be with you
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14 memories from Roald Dahl books that will always be with you

May 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 18,093 Views 16 Comments

If you have good thoughts…

A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school
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# Readathon

A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school

Feb 9th 2014, 6:00 PM 28,869 Views 79 Comments

From Roald Dahl to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

'It's like Tales of the Unexpected' -- John Allen on this year's hurling championship
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'It's like Tales of the Unexpected' -- John Allen on this year's hurling championship

Jul 5th 2013, 12:14 PM 1,252 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick boss is revelling in the unpredictable summer.

So here's what the cast of Matilda looks like now
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# You Chose Books

So here's what the cast of Matilda looks like now

Jul 3rd 2013, 12:09 PM 3,273 Views 0 Comments

Mrs D, Mrs I, Mrs FFI, Mrs C, Mrs U, Mrs LTY.

Open Thread:  What book changed your life?
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# World Book Day

Open Thread: What book changed your life?

Mar 7th 2013, 12:42 PM 13,045 Views 205 Comments

From Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Tony Cascarino.

FYI: Here are 18 things you (probably) didn't know about Cardiff ahead of this weekend's game
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FYI: Here are 18 things you (probably) didn't know about Cardiff ahead of this weekend's game

Jan 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 1,566 Views 0 Comments

Our short guide may come in handy for those willing to make the trip across the water this weekend.

So how many seagulls would it take to lift James’s Giant Peach?
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# Peachy

So how many seagulls would it take to lift James’s Giant Peach?

Jan 13th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,360 Views 8 Comments

This is what happens when a bunch of students get their hands on the Roald Dahl book “James and the Giant Peach”.

8 memories and 3 little-known facts about Roald Dahl
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# Nostalgia

8 memories and 3 little-known facts about Roald Dahl

Nov 4th 2012, 11:00 AM 32,851 Views 38 Comments

There’s a general consensus at TheDailyEdge.ie that The Twits were bloody terrifying.

Parents concerned over content in children's books
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Parents concerned over content in children's books

Apr 25th 2012, 7:30 PM 6,280 Views 48 Comments

International concerns about what children read are now troubling Irish parents.

In pictures: 20 Premier League footballers recommend the books they love
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In pictures: 20 Premier League footballers recommend the books they love

Jan 28th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,125 Views 1 Comment

Players including John O’Shea, Stephen Ward and Joey Barton are taking part in the National Literacy Trust’s initiative.

Roald Dahl and CS Lewis among those who refused Queen's honours
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Roald Dahl and CS Lewis among those who refused Queen's honours

Jan 26th 2012, 12:02 PM 6,553 Views 13 Comments

A list detailing the 277 names of people who have refused royal honours has been published for the first time.

Take 5: Tuesday
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Take 5: Tuesday

Sep 13th 2011, 4:50 PM 1,348 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut
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# Roald Dahl

Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut

Sep 13th 2011, 3:39 PM 1,326 Views 12 Comments

Push to preserve the shed where author Roald Dahl wrote his most famous works has sparked a backlash from people who think royalties should cover the costs.