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#Biography

# biography - Friday 19 April, 2019

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past RIP

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past

Lyra’s work covered topics to do with the legacy of the Troubles, the fight for LGBT equality, and her own life.

# biography - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Michael O'Leary hits out at Matt Cooper's unauthorised biography of him

His publisher Penguin Random House said it stands over the book.

# biography - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography Leo

A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography

Leo: Leo Varadkar – A Very Modern Taoiseach has been published today.

# biography - Sunday 19 November, 2017

David McCullagh on Eamon de Valera: 'People tended either to love him or to loath him'

It’s difficult to be even-handed about someone who arouses such strong emotions, four decades after his death, writes David McCullagh.

# biography - Sunday 12 November, 2017

David McCullagh: Was de Valera's mother telling the truth about his parentage?

In the first part of a major two-volume reassessment, historian and broadcaster David McCullagh considers the man behind the mask.

# biography - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The42 One reason United failed under David Moyes is because he banned chips - Rio Ferdinand Moyes Or Chips

One reason United failed under David Moyes is because he banned chips - Rio Ferdinand

The former defender reveals all in his autobiography #2sides.

# biography - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From The42 'You have to be a bit crazed or obsessed to get to Louis van Gaal's level' Interview

'You have to be a bit crazed or obsessed to get to Louis van Gaal's level'

TheScore.ie chat to the United manager’s biographer about what the club’s fans can expect from the coach.

# biography - Monday 9 December, 2013

This guy will make you want to travel more

Warning: Video may induce lifestyle envy (and slight irritation).

# biography - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

From The42 The cover of Rala's new book is pretty epic Guru

The cover of Rala's new book is pretty epic

Bags, balls and, of course, a boombox.

# biography - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Column: Do bio-epic movies portray real-life figures in their true light?

George Bush, Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana are just some of the famous people to be immortalised on film, but is it ever possible to give a balanced portrayal of a person? Darren Mooney writes about the challenging world of the bioepic.

# biography - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From The42 An insight into Padraig Harrington’s golfing obsession Harri

An insight into Padraig Harrington’s golfing obsession

A new biography of the three-time Major winner sees Paul McGinley, Bob Torrance and Jean Van De Velde amongst those who provides their thoughts on the Dublin golfer.

# biography - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography Trilogy This post contains images

Pictures: Pope launches final volume of Jesus' biography

In it he reveals that the Christian calendar is based on a miscalculation and that Jesus was born several years earlier than believed.

# biography - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From The42 Richie McCaw: Players like Quade Cooper get sorted. Sooner or later they get their beans Grudge

Richie McCaw: Players like Quade Cooper get sorted. Sooner or later they get their beans

The more shocking aspect about the All Black captain’s new book is that it is retailing at $50 in New Zealand. Birthday and Xmas pressie combo?

# biography - Friday 7 September, 2012

From The42 It may have doubled his income, but Rooney regrets transfer request‎ Big Mistake

It may have doubled his income, but Rooney regrets transfer request‎

Meanwhile, the injured striker expects to miss just four games before putting himself in contention to partner Robin van Persie.

# biography - Thursday 9 August, 2012

From The42 Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava? Know Your Enemy

Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava?

Only one woman can stop Katie Taylor from winning gold in London this afternoon, and she’s a familiar foe. Here’s what you need to know about Sofya Ochigava of Russia.

# biography - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The42 Graham Henry kicks hornet's nest with match fixing suggestions over France defeat Cry Wolf

Graham Henry kicks hornet's nest with match fixing suggestions over France defeat

The World Cup-winning coach said he felt physically ill after his All Blacks team were defeated by the French in the 2007 quarter-final.

# biography - Monday 9 January, 2012

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll to pen autobiography with Paul Kimmage Cover Story

Brian O'Driscoll to pen autobiography with Paul Kimmage

Award-winning writer has signed up to work with Ireland’s talismanic skipper.

# biography - Thursday 15 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sarah Palin used drugs and had affairs? A new biography says so Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin used drugs and had affairs? A new biography says so

A new biography about the former Alaska governor claims she’s taken cocaine and had an affair with her husband’s former business partner.

# biography - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Palin Noir: New Palin biography gets slick design Palin Noir

Palin Noir: New Palin biography gets slick design

Biography – or detective novel?