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#Reading

# reading - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie JK Rowling announces new fairytale for children will be published free online The Ickabog

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

The Harry Potter author said she wrote The Ickabog 10 years ago.

# reading - Sunday 24 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you been reading more books than usual lately? Your Say This post contains a poll

# reading - Friday 1 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book? Sally Rooney

Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?

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

# reading - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Hampson, Woodward, Brennan - 14 recommended rugby books

We’ve picked out a few good rugby reads and want to hear your recommendations.

# reading - Thursday 19 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you plan to read more books than usual over the next few weeks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to read more books than usual over the next few weeks?

People working from home or self-isolating may find they have more time on their hands than usual.

# reading - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you read a book? World Book Day This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you read a book?

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”.

# reading - Friday 31 January, 2020

Rooney stunner helps Derby crush in-form Stoke

Wayne Rooney’s Derby County halted Stoke City’s four-game unbeaten run in the Championship with another home win.

# reading - Friday 3 January, 2020

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

Conor Davis believes it’s ‘a great chance for me to kick on in my career.’

# reading - Thursday 21 November, 2019

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.

# reading - Saturday 9 November, 2019

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.

# reading - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

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.

# reading - Sunday 22 September, 2019

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.

# reading - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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.

# reading - Friday 16 August, 2019

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.

# reading - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'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.

# reading - Thursday 7 March, 2019

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”.

# reading - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

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.

# reading - Sunday 3 February, 2019

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.

# reading - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge 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?

# reading - Saturday 5 January, 2019

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.

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.

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.

# reading - Thursday 3 January, 2019

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.

# reading - Saturday 22 December, 2018

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.

# reading - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards Winners

# reading - Saturday 17 November, 2018

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.

# reading - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

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.

# reading - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

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.

# reading - Thursday 25 October, 2018

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.

# reading - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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.

# reading - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

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.

# reading - Thursday 30 August, 2018

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.

# reading - Thursday 16 August, 2018

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.

# reading - Saturday 4 August, 2018

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.

# reading - Saturday 14 July, 2018

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.

# reading - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan has curated the top 10 perfect books to bring on your holidays Summer Reading

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.

# reading - Saturday 28 April, 2018

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.

# reading - Saturday 21 April, 2018

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.

# reading - Sunday 1 April, 2018

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.

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