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# read - Friday 2 July, 2021

Your evening longread: The fans who think Joe Rogan is an underground star
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The fans who think Joe Rogan is an underground star

Jul 2nd 2021, 8:30 PM 32,959 Views 41 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

# read - Thursday 13 May, 2021

'His office had pictures of everyone who had come through the Academy, he was very proud of those fellas'
# Legacy
From The42
# Legacy

'His office had pictures of everyone who had come through the Academy, he was very proud of those fellas'

May 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 23,724 Views 2 Comments

The inside look at how Nigel Carolan built a lasting legacy at Connacht.

# read - Thursday 31 December, 2020

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

Irish books to watch out for in 2021

Dec 31st 2020, 8:00 PM 25,400 Views 6 Comments

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

Open thread: What books gave you comfort in 2020?
# Comfort Reads
# Comfort Reads

Open thread: What books gave you comfort in 2020?

Dec 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 13,495 Views 37 Comments

We fill you in on what worked for us.

# read - Sunday 22 September, 2019

A short story before bedtime: The Boxer Rebellion
# Francis Mcmanus
# Francis Mcmanus

A short story before bedtime: The Boxer Rebellion

Sep 22nd 2019, 7:00 PM 13,683 Views 4 Comments

Read the third place winner in this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Award, in memory of Francis McManus.

# read - Saturday 21 September, 2019

A short story before bedtime: Vena Amoris
# Francis Mcmanus
# Francis Mcmanus

A short story before bedtime: Vena Amoris

Sep 21st 2019, 8:00 PM 10,853 Views 7 Comments

The story came second in this year’s RTÉ Short Story Awards in memory of Francis McManus.

# read - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing
# Christmas 2018
# Christmas 2018

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 18,045 Views 18 Comments

Whether they’re an avid reader or an occasional reader, we’ve got you sorted.

# read - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books
# Diversity
# Diversity

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

Mar 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 16,383 Views 81 Comments

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# read - Saturday 28 January, 2017

"There's more to life than being happy": Why the key to a fulfilled life could be 'meaning'
# Power Of Meaning
# Power Of Meaning

"There's more to life than being happy": Why the key to a fulfilled life could be 'meaning'

Jan 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 24,852 Views 54 Comments

That’s according to Emily Esfahani Smith, author of a new book on the subject.

# read - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

A story before bedtime: 'The Cure for Too Much Feeling'
# Read Me
# Read Me

A story before bedtime: 'The Cure for Too Much Feeling'

Nov 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 307 Views 3 Comments

Written by Bernie McGill, this short story is taken from The Glass Shore, which is nominated in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.

# read - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Appeal to HSE to ensure Console services are secured in wake of controversy
# Charities
# Charities

Appeal to HSE to ensure Console services are secured in wake of controversy

Jul 3rd 2016, 7:05 PM 24,452 Views 0 Comments

The Health Minister has described an audit into the charity as a “harrowing” read.

# read - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Take a break and watch people around the world read the Proclamation
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch people around the world read the Proclamation

Mar 29th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,953 Views 31 Comments

From the US to Japan, they read lines from the document.

# read - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Nike losing the NBA's biggest star and vegans in the UFC: it's our favourite sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Nike losing the NBA's biggest star and vegans in the UFC: it's our favourite sportswriting

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,854 Views 0 Comments

Goes well with an Easter Egg.

# read - Thursday 3 March, 2016

COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day
# Get Reading
# Get Reading

COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:30 PM 27,029 Views 19 Comments

Plus: Win one of three €100 Easons.com eVouchers.

# read - Saturday 13 June, 2015

This woman wants Irish cyclists to start using these three-wheeled bikes
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

This woman wants Irish cyclists to start using these three-wheeled bikes

Jun 13th 2015, 10:15 AM 21,555 Views 42 Comments

Dublin Bike Week is kicking off today with events across the country.

# read - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

10 authors - including one Irishman - to fight it out for €100,000 prize
# Still Time
# Still Time

10 authors - including one Irishman - to fight it out for €100,000 prize

Apr 15th 2015, 12:01 AM 14,533 Views 19 Comments

This year is the 20th anniversary of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

# read - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

3 Must-Read Longreads: Are we REALLY smarter than our grandparents?
# Time Out
# Time Out

3 Must-Read Longreads: Are we REALLY smarter than our grandparents?

Mar 4th 2015, 1:15 PM 9,319 Views 11 Comments

Bookmark or get stuck in.

# read - Monday 16 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 16th 2015, 9:10 PM 22,511 Views 123 Comments

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

# read - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Need a 10 minute break? Step into the Reading Room...
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Need a 10 minute break? Step into the Reading Room...

Jan 7th 2015, 1:15 PM 7,914 Views 2 Comments

Miles Davis, soups, and age-gaps.

# read - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

What was your favourite book of 2014?
# Page Turners
# Page Turners

What was your favourite book of 2014?

Dec 31st 2014, 10:00 AM 12,221 Views 50 Comments

Your pick of the reads.

# read - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Got 10 mins to spare? Step into the Reading Room...
# Time Out
# Time Out

Got 10 mins to spare? Step into the Reading Room...

Dec 3rd 2014, 1:15 PM 7,483 Views 10 Comments

The Blair’s Christmas card, make-up, and the 1916 Rising.

# read - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Time Out
# Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 30th 2014, 10:00 AM 14,347 Views 9 Comments

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

# read - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 29th 2014, 1:15 PM 5,634 Views 1 Comment

John Cantlie and ISIS, street harassment and GamerGate.

# read - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 1:15 PM 9,601 Views 1 Comment

An excruciating interview, make-up trials and Nigella Lawson.

# read - Monday 13 October, 2014

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

Blind man is 'inundated' with responses after plea for volunteer reader goes viral

Oct 13th 2014, 8:10 PM 3,350 Views 1 Comment

His wish, granted.

# read - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?
# Books Are My Bag
# Books Are My Bag

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?

Oct 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,725 Views 36 Comments

If you like browsing your local bookstore, or want to get back into that, then this campaign is for you.

# read - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once
# Turn The Page
# Turn The Page

Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once

Feb 23rd 2014, 4:00 PM 24,208 Views 32 Comments

One contains 29 kilometres of books worth of books.

# read - Monday 17 December, 2012

Lisa McInerney: Don't feed the Grinch - Christmas is meant to be over the top
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Don't feed the Grinch - Christmas is meant to be over the top

Dec 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 57 Views 15 Comments

We overspend, not because we’re greedy or worried we’ll be ostracised if we don’t, but because we love how generosity feels.