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# 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 13,380 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 14,407 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 22,744 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 23,406 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 15,253 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 21,861 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 15,679 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
From The42
# Leave It Late

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

Jun 27th 2020, 6:36 PM 10,382 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 13,407 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 66,012 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 72,926 Views 43 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 26,172 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 22,408 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 22,176 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 27,677 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 5,858 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 19,404 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 28,045 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 9,843 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 8,786 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 15,345 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 12,245 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 13,234 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 3,770 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 13,414 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 4,143 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 36,257 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 25,057 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 73,110 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 12,476 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 41,490 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 4,226 Views 2 Comments

Just how many is too many?

# reading - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Solskjaer confident over Sanchez fitness ahead of Tottenham clash
# Staying Positive
From The42
# Staying Positive

Solskjaer confident over Sanchez fitness ahead of Tottenham clash

Jan 5th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,804 Views 1 Comment

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
# High Five
From The42
# High Five

Fifth straight win for Man United as Mata and Lukaku book FA Cup passage against Reading

Jan 5th 2019, 2:29 PM 21,817 Views 68 Comments

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
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Man United vs Reading, FA Cup third round

Jan 5th 2019, 11:25 AM 35,949 Views 14 Comments

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
From The42
# All In

John O'Shea backs former team-mate Solskjaer to take permanent United job

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:55 PM 6,354 Views 14 Comments

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

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 18,023 Views 18 Comments

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

# reading - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards
# Winners
# Winners

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards

Nov 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 23,367 Views 15 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

# reading - Saturday 17 November, 2018

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama
# White House
# White House

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

Nov 17th 2018, 10:45 AM 22,384 Views 39 Comments

We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.

# reading - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

How I went from being a data analyst with HP to owning the local bookshop
# Column
# Column

How I went from being a data analyst with HP to owning the local bookshop

Oct 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 32,975 Views 34 Comments

A cup of coffee changed my path, writes Cian Byrne during Irish Book Week.

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