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# reading - Friday 9 April, 2021

Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return
# Wat-a-win
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# Wat-a-win

Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return

Apr 9th 2021, 10:12 PM 2,350 Views 0 Comments

The Hornets were 2-0 winners at home to Reading.

# reading - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'It reinforced my sense of belonging': One Dublin One Book author Rónán Hession on his life in reading
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It reinforced my sense of belonging': One Dublin One Book author Rónán Hession on his life in reading

Mar 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 12,304 Views 7 Comments

Author Rónán Hession’s debut novel Leonard and Hungry Paul is this year’s One Dublin One Book selection – here, he writes about the joy reading has brought to his life.

# reading - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Aoife Martin: Forget Twitter doom-scrolling. Books help you escape the lockdown blues
# Column
# Column

Aoife Martin: Forget Twitter doom-scrolling. Books help you escape the lockdown blues

Feb 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,678 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist says she found it hard to read books last year when the world was falling apart, but 2021 has so far reminded her of her love of reading.

# reading - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Ireland keeper Moloney signs two-year contract extension with Reading
# On The Dotted Line
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# On The Dotted Line

Ireland keeper Moloney signs two-year contract extension with Reading

Feb 16th 2021, 3:17 PM 1,471 Views 0 Comments

The deal will run until at least 2023.

# reading - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Kirby double sees Chelsea extend WSL lead to five points after 5-0 win
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Kirby double sees Chelsea extend WSL lead to five points after 5-0 win

Feb 14th 2021, 5:46 PM 2,038 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Reading and Everton played out a 1-1 draw.

# reading - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games
# The Summit
From The42
# The Summit

Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games

Feb 10th 2021, 9:58 PM 2,714 Views 2 Comments

Josh Dasilva and Ivan Toney grabbed the crucial goals to ensure a 3-1 win over Reading.

# reading - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Four Irish authors on longlist for prestigious €100k Dublin Literary Award
# Books
# Books

Four Irish authors on longlist for prestigious €100k Dublin Literary Award

Feb 4th 2021, 12:52 PM 11,728 Views 2 Comments

Previous winners include Anna Burns for Milkman, and Mike McCormack for Solar Bones.

# reading - Friday 29 January, 2021

Reading hit three first-half goals in victory over fellow play-off contenders Bournemouth
# Emphatic
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# Emphatic

Reading hit three first-half goals in victory over fellow play-off contenders Bournemouth

Jan 29th 2021, 10:42 PM 2,673 Views 0 Comments

Junior Stanislas hit a late goal for Bournemouth who fell to their third successive league defeat.

# reading - Thursday 31 December, 2020

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 13,442 Views 37 Comments

We fill you in on what worked for us.

# reading - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

The books that brought writers like Roddy Doyle and Tana French comfort in 2020
# Comfort Reads
# Comfort Reads

The books that brought writers like Roddy Doyle and Tana French comfort in 2020

Dec 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 14,535 Views 2 Comments

Irish and Ireland-based writers, including Roddy Doyle, Sinéad Gleeson and Tana French, tell us about the books that soothed them this year.

# reading - Friday 25 December, 2020

'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops
# Books
# Books

'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,896 Views 5 Comments

Booksellers say that people turned to fiction in lockdown – and book sales are up 4% on last year.

# reading - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Man (26) pleads guilty to murdering three men in Reading park knife attack
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Man (26) pleads guilty to murdering three men in Reading park knife attack

Nov 11th 2020, 7:11 PM 23,425 Views 0 Comments

James Furlong, aged 36, David Wails, aged 49, and Joseph Ritchie-Bennett, aged 39, all died in the attack on 20 June.

# reading - Saturday 5 September, 2020

John O'Shea hails 'positive' new Reading boss after Ireland great takes charge for Carabao Cup win
# Royals Rumble
From The42
# Royals Rumble

John O'Shea hails 'positive' new Reading boss after Ireland great takes charge for Carabao Cup win

Sep 5th 2020, 8:43 PM 15,329 Views 4 Comments

The Waterford man was at the helm alongside assistant manager Eddie Niedwiecki, with Serb Veljko Paunovic still in quarantine.

# reading - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Poll: Have you been reading more books over the past six months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been reading more books over the past six months?

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:35 AM 21,890 Views 21 Comments

Has Covid-19 made it easier or more difficult to get stuck into some books?

# reading - Monday 29 June, 2020

Man appears in court accused of stabbing three friends to death in Reading park attack
# Reading
# Reading

Man appears in court accused of stabbing three friends to death in Reading park attack

Jun 29th 2020, 2:48 PM 15,726 Views 0 Comments

Khairi Saadallah (25) is charged with murdering three men in England on 20 June.

# reading - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Post-match red cards fly as Rooney penalty keeps pace in Derby's promotion chase
# Leave It Late
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# Leave It Late

Post-match red cards fly as Rooney penalty keeps pace in Derby's promotion chase

Jun 27th 2020, 6:36 PM 10,387 Views 2 Comments

Tom Lawrence and Matt Miazga got caught up the emotion of a tight contest in an empty stadium.

# reading - Monday 22 June, 2020

Terror suspect held over killing of three people in Reading park had come to attention of MI5
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Terror suspect held over killing of three people in Reading park had come to attention of MI5

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:02 AM 13,409 Views 5 Comments

Khairi Saadallah remains in custody over the knife attack in the English town west of London on Saturday.

# reading - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Stabbings in Reading declared a 'terrorist incident' by UK police
# Reading
# Reading

Stabbings in Reading declared a 'terrorist incident' by UK police

Updated Jun 21st 2020, 11:18 AM 66,024 Views 73 Comments

Three people have died and another three are seriously injured after multiple stabbings at a park.

# reading - Saturday 20 June, 2020

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park
# Reading
# Reading

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

Jun 20th 2020, 10:06 PM 72,950 Views 44 Comments

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

# reading - Friday 29 May, 2020

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown
# Bookworms
# Bookworms

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

May 29th 2020, 9:36 AM 26,275 Views 4 Comments

Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh tops the list for e-books.

# reading - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

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

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

May 26th 2020, 11:01 PM 22,421 Views 24 Comments

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

# reading - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Poll: Have you been reading more books than usual lately?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been reading more books than usual lately?

May 24th 2020, 9:30 AM 22,187 Views 36 Comments

Have your say.

# reading - Friday 1 May, 2020

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

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

May 1st 2020, 9:30 PM 27,868 Views 14 Comments

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
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Hampson, Woodward, Brennan - 14 recommended rugby books

Mar 28th 2020, 9:30 AM 5,974 Views 5 Comments

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

# reading - Thursday 19 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 19th 2020, 9:09 AM 19,408 Views 41 Comments

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

# reading - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Poll: How often do you read a book?
# World Book Day
# World Book Day

Poll: How often do you read a book?

Mar 5th 2020, 9:15 AM 28,213 Views 42 Comments

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
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Rooney stunner helps Derby crush in-form Stoke

Jan 31st 2020, 11:01 PM 9,846 Views 6 Comments

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
# Starting Fresh
From The42
# Starting Fresh

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

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:53 PM 8,815 Views 1 Comment

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

# reading - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards

Nov 21st 2019, 9:13 AM 15,352 Views 6 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

# reading - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Championship wrap: Michael O'Neill makes winning start as Stoke boss
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Championship wrap: Michael O'Neill makes winning start as Stoke boss

Nov 9th 2019, 7:22 PM 12,249 Views 3 Comments

Jake Livermore was on target as West Brom saw off Hull City, while there were wins for Preston North End and Leeds United.

Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'
# An Post Book Awards
# An Post Book Awards

Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'

Nov 9th 2019, 4:00 PM 13,315 Views 1 Comment

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
# Slow Start
From The42
# Slow Start

Reading sack Gomes after 7-game winless streak

Oct 9th 2019, 5:01 PM 3,773 Views 3 Comments

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

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 13,597 Views 4 Comments

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
From The42
# Championship

Ex-Inter striker Puscas on the double in routine Reading win over recently relegated Cardiff

Aug 18th 2019, 3:00 PM 4,144 Views 2 Comments

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

Ten arrested after police officer killed while responding to burglary near Reading
# England
# England

Ten arrested after police officer killed while responding to burglary near Reading

Aug 16th 2019, 12:19 PM 36,259 Views 65 Comments

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
# Cut It Out
From The42
# Cut It Out

'I don't want to hear that' - Lampard condemns Chelsea chanting at Reading

Jul 28th 2019, 9:49 PM 25,115 Views 39 Comments

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

Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit
# Penneys
# Penneys

Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit

Mar 7th 2019, 5:32 PM 73,137 Views 41 Comments

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

Opinion: 'My book club was my lifeline'
# Book Club
# Book Club

Opinion: 'My book club was my lifeline'

Feb 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 12,486 Views 1 Comment

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

Sitdown Sunday: 'I think there's something in these planters' - how a series of deaths were discovered in Canada
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'I think there's something in these planters' - how a series of deaths were discovered in Canada

Feb 3rd 2019, 9:00 AM 41,505 Views 8 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# reading - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own?
# The Magic Of Tidying Up
From The Daily Edge
# The Magic Of Tidying Up

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own?

Jan 16th 2019, 3:07 PM 4,243 Views 2 Comments

Just how many is too many?

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