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#Reading

# reading - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Everyone’s talking about this Cork author’s new book, here’s why Asking For It

# reading - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him ‘mediocre’ Ah Here

Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him ‘mediocre’

The article comes days after Pratchett’s final novel was published.

# reading - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge A little boy ripped a page in his library book and wrote the cutest apology Bookworm

# reading - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 10 best places in Cork to settle in with a good book Cover To Cover

# reading - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fifty Shades of Grey has made us all mad for … reading Bedtime Reading

Fifty Shades of Grey has made us all mad for … reading

What did you think we were going to say? Filthy minds.

# reading - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer Beach Books

12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer

Stuff these into your beach tote.

# reading - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could you write a book? These 11 and 12-year-olds have A Novel Idea

Could you write a book? These 11 and 12-year-olds have

It’s for sale on Amazon and all the money will go to charity.

# reading - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 25 daily habits that will make you smarter A Better You

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

It’s easy, swear.

# reading - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From Given to Taibi: The 10 most memorable goalkeeping howlers

Adam Federici is not the only goalkeeper to make the occasional blunder. Here are some prime examples of similarly disastrous mistakes.

# reading - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This video will show you how to live a happier life in 81 seconds Pursuit Of Happiness This post contains videos

This video will show you how to live a happier life in 81 seconds

It’s the little things…

# reading - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old Cat Drama

Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old

Warning: This post contains spoilers.

# reading - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don’t quite add up either) The Divide

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don’t quite add up either)

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# reading - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Irish people struggle with reading – but hide it Open Door

Thousands of Irish people struggle with reading – but hide it

A new project aims at helping them – all thanks to author Patricia Scanlan.

# reading - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 3 Midweek Longreads: Why are goat heads turning up on New York streets?

# reading - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Alleged racial abuse of Cup hero mars historic Reading victory

Reading winger Garath McCleary was allegedly racially abused by a fan during Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final win over Bradford City.

# reading - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Which Beloved Children’s Book Character Are You? Love Books

Which Beloved Children’s Book Character Are You?

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

# reading - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed Opinion

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed

The push for strong female characters literature is great, but let’s remember that ‘strong’ doesn’t mean ‘perfect’.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Can you find the time to read? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Can you find the time to read?

Today is World Book Day – but how much do you read?

# reading - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Ireland’s summer festivals look without the men Girl Power

Here’s how Ireland’s summer festivals look without the men

It’s quite the eye opener.

# reading - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What were your favourite books to have read to you as a child? Bedtime Stories

Open thread: What were your favourite books to have read to you as a child?

A survey today found less than half of Irish parents read to their children daily.

# reading - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Take a break and let TheJournal.ie read you 50 Shades of Grey 50 Shades Of J

Take a break and let TheJournal.ie read you 50 Shades of Grey

“Filth. Pure filth.”

# reading - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Karl Sheppard relishing ‘fresh start’ at Cork as he looks to reignite his career

The former Shamrock Rovers and Reading striker is determined to put his injury problems behind him.

# reading - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Plans to merge libraries criticised as ‘wholly shoddy and unacceptable’ Read All About It

# reading - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Someone hacked an LA traffic sign to say “Read a f***ing book” Hacked

# reading - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What was your favourite book of 2014? Page Turners

What was your favourite book of 2014?

Your pick of the reads.

# reading - Friday 26 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: 6 highly influential people share their favourite books Books

Column: 6 highly influential people share their favourite books

Got a new e-book? Start downloading these gems…

# reading - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# reading - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is this the world’s saddest council Christmas tree? Treegic

Is this the world’s saddest council Christmas tree?

The tree is so pathetic, locals have started a campaign against it.

# reading - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obsession, sex, weight and women – welcome to the world of Only Ever Yours BGEIBA

Obsession, sex, weight and women – welcome to the world of Only Ever Yours

Louise O’Neill’s debut novel has been getting rave reviews.

# reading - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This quote about ‘the perfect relationship’ is insanely popular online, and it’s rubbish Love On The Internet This post contains a poll

# reading - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What book would you leave on the Luas for someone else to read? Dublin Book Festival

# reading - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Don’t despair if your child doesn’t love to read – it’s all about finding the right book Reading

Opinion: Don’t despair if your child doesn’t love to read – it’s all about finding the right book

For every child who reads voraciously and indiscriminately, there is one who can’t relate to the books their parents are urging them to read. Solution? Find a book THEY love.

# reading - Monday 13 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Blind man is ‘inundated’ with responses after plea for volunteer reader goes viral Book Group

# reading - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature Books

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.

# reading - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most inappropriate children’s books ever Awkward
From TheJournal.ie One-in-10 Irish children can’t read properly when leaving school Literacy

One-in-10 Irish children can’t read properly when leaving school

One organisation, SUAS, is helping to fight that.

# reading - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie National Library at ‘critical point’ due to funding cuts putting collections at risk All The Books

National Library at ‘critical point’ due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

# reading - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover Reality Check

The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover

Everything hurts.

# reading - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Ferguson and Facebook, eating meat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge.

# reading - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish novelists have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Wordy Competitors

Two Irish novelists have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

So was Englishman David Mitchell, who lives in Co Cork.

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