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Worst signing? Best player? Our writers review the Premier League season
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Worst signing? Best player? Our writers review the Premier League season

May 23rd 2021, 7:30 AM 11,187 Views 13 Comments

Manchester City prevailed as the pandemic wreaked havoc on the fixture schedule.

Opinion: I had fun jobs, crap jobs, redundancies, got fired - and then I wrote my first book
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Opinion: I had fun jobs, crap jobs, redundancies, got fired - and then I wrote my first book

Apr 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 13,570 Views 4 Comments

Lizzy Dent describes the adventures that brought her to her first novel.

Irish books to watch out for in 2021
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Irish books to watch out for in 2021

Dec 31st 2020, 8:00 PM 24,857 Views 6 Comments

Here are some names to remember for your book shopping next year.

Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions
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Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions

Feb 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,521 Views 12 Comments

Can Dundalk retain their title or could Shamrock Rovers usurp them?

'You'll be hooked': 7 books that won't let you down for a holiday read, according to Irish writers
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'You'll be hooked': 7 books that won't let you down for a holiday read, according to Irish writers

May 29th 2019, 1:40 PM 20,354 Views 0 Comments

We asked authors to share the books they find themselves going back to, again and again.

Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season
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Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season

May 13th 2018, 7:15 AM 9,991 Views 11 Comments

Thoughts from a campaign that saw Man City blow away the competition.

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite
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# Mountains To Sea

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite

Mar 19th 2018, 5:24 PM 11,480 Views 4 Comments

This year’s Mountains to Sea festival sees authors with strong takes on contemporary issues visiting Dun Laoghaire.

Story extract: 'Dad, we have to stop talking - you're dead'
# Female Lines
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# Female Lines

Story extract: 'Dad, we have to stop talking - you're dead'

Nov 11th 2017, 8:15 PM 22,074 Views 3 Comments

We talk to one of the editors of a new anthology of writing by women from Northern Ireland.

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival
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# Lit Festival

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

Nov 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,960 Views 8 Comments

We talked to them about how they did it.

Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season

May 20th 2017, 7:30 AM 10,683 Views 13 Comments

Has Mourinho done a good job at United? The most enjoyable team to watch? Here’s what we think.

'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime
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# Hennessy Awards

'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime

Mar 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 10,638 Views 6 Comments

A poem from this year’s Hennessy Awards Winner for Emerging Poetry, Una Mannion.

Our writers make 5 predictions ahead of 2017 Airtricity League season
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Our writers make 5 predictions ahead of 2017 Airtricity League season

Feb 24th 2017, 12:59 AM 4,887 Views 6 Comments

We give our tips on players to watch, likely title winners and more.

Where are the women? Unconscious bias training planned to make Irish films more diverse
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# Girls On Film

Where are the women? Unconscious bias training planned to make Irish films more diverse

Jan 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 14,059 Views 69 Comments

It is being considered by the Irish Film Board.

Irish crime writing is having a killer moment right now
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# Killer Instinct

Irish crime writing is having a killer moment right now

Oct 2nd 2016, 12:30 PM 14,693 Views 8 Comments

We spoke to three of the country’s best authors to find out why.

Worst signing? Top-four predictions? Our writers on the 2016-17 Premier League season
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# Looking Ahead

Worst signing? Top-four predictions? Our writers on the 2016-17 Premier League season

Aug 13th 2016, 12:07 AM 13,831 Views 31 Comments

Plus, which Irish player should we watch out for in the coming campaign?

Best player? Worst match? Our writers reflect on Euro 2016
# Review
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# Review

Best player? Worst match? Our writers reflect on Euro 2016

Jul 17th 2016, 9:00 AM 11,724 Views 17 Comments

After an intriguing few weeks of action, we review the highs and lows of the summer’s main footballing event.

Our writers give their tips ahead of this year's Cheltenham festival
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# Predictions

Our writers give their tips ahead of this year's Cheltenham festival

Mar 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,478 Views 14 Comments

We look forward to a big week of horse racing, which starts on Tuesday.

David Goldblatt's 'The Game of Our Lives' named William Hill Sports Book of the Year
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# Critically Acclaimed

David Goldblatt's 'The Game of Our Lives' named William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Nov 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 8,152 Views 4 Comments

British football study takes home the world’s richest literary sports writing prize.

Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards
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# The Green Road

Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards

Jul 29th 2015, 1:14 PM 8,445 Views 3 Comments

She got the nod for her latest book, The Green Road.

Open thread: What should the Ireland team to face Scotland be?
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Open thread: What should the Ireland team to face Scotland be?

Jun 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,411 Views 41 Comments

Our writers give their thoughts ahead of Saturday’s crucial Euro 2016 qualifier.

Do you agree with our writers' all-time Ireland XIs?
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# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our writers' all-time Ireland XIs?

Apr 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 23,175 Views 84 Comments

Liam Brady, Roy Keane and Paul McGrath are among those to feature.

With 10 gameweeks to go, here's how our writers think the Premier League will finish
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With 10 gameweeks to go, here's how our writers think the Premier League will finish

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 8,734 Views 7 Comments

The race for the coveted Champions League spots looks set to go to the wire.

Who should win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year? Here's what our writers think
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# Have Your Say

Who should win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year? Here's what our writers think

Nov 27th 2014, 7:40 AM 6,220 Views 1 Comment

The winner of the prestigious prize, from seven nominees, will be announced on Thursday evening.

Who should win Irish Sports Book of the Year? Our writers have their say
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# Have Your Say

Who should win Irish Sports Book of the Year? Our writers have their say

Nov 26th 2014, 7:43 AM 9,250 Views 16 Comments

The winner for the annual event will be announced on Wednesday evening, with Roy Keane and BOD among the nominees.

'Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Scotland tonight should be'
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'Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Scotland tonight should be'

Nov 14th 2014, 9:45 AM 11,200 Views 29 Comments

James McClean or Jonathan Walters? Robbie Keane or Shane Long? Here’s what we think.

The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written
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The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written

Nov 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 6,144 Views 7 Comments

Lots of writers in a survey said they have used funny animal views to help them get through a creative block…

TheScore.ie's writers make their predictions for the 2014-2015 Premier League season
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# Looking Ahead

TheScore.ie's writers make their predictions for the 2014-2015 Premier League season

Aug 15th 2014, 11:00 AM 16,333 Views 34 Comments

We give our verdict on what looks set to be an exciting and unpredictable campaign.

Extract: Dubliners 100, a modern re-telling of Joyce's tales of life in the capital
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# Literature

Extract: Dubliners 100, a modern re-telling of Joyce's tales of life in the capital

Jun 14th 2014, 10:04 AM 166 Views 13 Comments

Fifteen Irish writers have contributed to a modern re-telling of James Joyce’s classic short story collection, Dubliners, to mark the centenary of its publication.

TheScore.ie writers pick out their best and worst moments of 2013
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TheScore.ie writers pick out their best and worst moments of 2013

Dec 29th 2013, 9:00 PM 19,938 Views 20 Comments

We reflect on Zlatan, the All Blacks, MONKeano, Domhnall O’Donovan and much more.

Take an inside peek inside one of Google's most controversial projects
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# Google Books

Take an inside peek inside one of Google's most controversial projects

Dec 22nd 2013, 5:30 PM 27,184 Views 24 Comments

Who knew books could cause such a fuss?

Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O'Toole
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Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O'Toole

Nov 26th 2013, 11:12 PM 7,815 Views 27 Comments

Some of Ireland’s top writers gathered tonight to award some of the nation’s best works.

6 All-Ireland football final questions for TheScore.ie writers
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# Anticipation

6 All-Ireland football final questions for TheScore.ie writers

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 6,544 Views 33 Comments

We look ahead to today’s highly anticipated clash in Croke Park.

Literary history of Dublin brought to life with new Storymap app
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# Capital

Literary history of Dublin brought to life with new Storymap app

Sep 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,329 Views 11 Comments

The map was officially launched yesterday evening, and includes poets and writers both new and well-known.

TheScore.ie’s writers make their predictions for the 2013-2014 Premier League season
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TheScore.ie’s writers make their predictions for the 2013-2014 Premier League season

Aug 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 15,873 Views 96 Comments

Our team discuss who’ll win the league, which Irish players will impress and more…

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist
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# Man Booker Prize

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist

Jul 23rd 2013, 12:47 PM 7,375 Views 19 Comments

This year’s exciting longlist features 13 authors from across the world – including three Irish writers.

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival
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# How To Be A Woman

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival

Mar 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 4,863 Views 15 Comments

The acclaimed writer joins Dan Brown in the line up for the festival in May.

9 novels (and 1 cookbook) written by surprising celebrities
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# I Wrote This

9 novels (and 1 cookbook) written by surprising celebrities

Feb 10th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,329 Views 5 Comments

Shakespeare, watch out.

Want to be a writer? New programme urges people to put pen to paper
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# Get Writin'

Want to be a writer? New programme urges people to put pen to paper

Jan 1st 2013, 7:00 PM 12,832 Views 72 Comments

Three successful Irish authors will offer tips to budding writers through YouTube videos as part of the new National Emerging Writer Programme.

10 totally bizarre questions asked by aspiring novelists
# Dilemmas
# Dilemmas

10 totally bizarre questions asked by aspiring novelists

Nov 13th 2012, 1:46 PM 8,740 Views 16 Comments

How to kill an alien crystal entity? Can you help?

Here are our writers' predictions for this year's Heineken Cup
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Here are our writers' predictions for this year's Heineken Cup

Oct 12th 2012, 10:05 AM 1,426 Views 1 Comment

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