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# reading - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You? Love Books

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?

Are you a Matilda, or more of an Artemis Fowl? Take our quiz and find out.

# reading - Thursday 5 March, 2015

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed

The push for strong female characters literature is great, but let’s remember that ‘strong’ doesn’t mean ‘perfect’.

Poll: Can you find the time to read? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Can you find the time to read?

Today is World Book Day – but how much do you read?

# reading - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's how Ireland's summer festivals look without the men Girl Power

Here's how Ireland's summer festivals look without the men

It’s quite the eye opener.

# reading - Monday 16 February, 2015

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

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

# reading - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Take a break and let TheJournal.ie read you 50 Shades of Grey 50 Shades Of J

Take a break and let TheJournal.ie read you 50 Shades of Grey

“Filth. Pure filth.”

# reading - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From The42 Karl Sheppard relishing 'fresh start' at Cork as he looks to reignite his career STARTING AGAIN

Karl Sheppard relishing 'fresh start' at Cork as he looks to reignite his career

The former Shamrock Rovers and Reading striker is determined to put his injury problems behind him.

# reading - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Plans to merge libraries criticised as 'wholly shoddy and unacceptable'

Will your county be affected?

# reading - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Someone hacked an LA traffic sign to say "Read a f***ing book" Hacked

Someone hacked an LA traffic sign to say "Read a f***ing book"

We endorse this message.

# reading - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

What was your favourite book of 2014?

Your pick of the reads.

# reading - Friday 26 December, 2014

Column: 6 highly influential people share their favourite books

Got a new e-book? Start downloading these gems…

# reading - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# reading - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is this the world's saddest council Christmas tree? Treegic

Is this the world's saddest council Christmas tree?

The tree is so pathetic, locals have started a campaign against it.

# reading - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Obsession, sex, weight and women - welcome to the world of Only Ever Yours

Louise O’Neill’s debut novel has been getting rave reviews.

# reading - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This quote about 'the perfect relationship' is insanely popular online, and it's rubbish Love On The Internet This post contains a poll

# reading - Sunday 2 November, 2014

# reading - Friday 17 October, 2014

Opinion: Don't despair if your child doesn't love to read – it's all about finding the right book

For every child who reads voraciously and indiscriminately, there is one who can’t relate to the books their parents are urging them to read. Solution? Find a book THEY love.

# reading - Monday 13 October, 2014

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

# reading - Thursday 9 October, 2014

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.

# reading - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most inappropriate children's books ever Awkward

One-in-10 Irish children can't read properly when leaving school

One organisation, SUAS, is helping to fight that.

# reading - Thursday 4 September, 2014

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

# reading - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover Reality Check

The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover

Everything hurts.

# reading - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

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

Ferguson and Facebook, eating meat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge.

# reading - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Two Irish novelists have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

So was Englishman David Mitchell, who lives in Co Cork.

# reading - Friday 18 July, 2014

Here are the 'pro-gay' kids books Singapore is clamping down on

A penguin with two dads, children adopted from China, and an American favourite.

# reading - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Literacy to be targeted with the 'priority it deserves' at local level

A new initiative will see local authorities form action plans to tackle literacy levels in local communities.

# reading - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon Bookworms

The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon

A ready-to-go shopping list.

# reading - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had Need For Speed

This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had

It was inside you the whole time, padawan.

# reading - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The42 The Watford and Reading years that helped make Brendan Rodgers the manager he now is Burn After Reading

The Watford and Reading years that helped make Brendan Rodgers the manager he now is

The Northern Irishman has had to work his way up the ladder. We spoke to those there at the beginning.

# reading - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Mobile phones found to help boost literacy rates in developing countries

The report from UNESCO found that access to mobile devices encourages people in developing countries to read full-length books and stories through their phone.

# reading - Saturday 5 April, 2014

'Better than telly and the internet': Dubliners love their library-on-wheels

Funding for Dublin City Public Libraries has dropped by about €800,000 in the last six years.

# reading - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die Read My Mind

17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die

These shops are just as special as the books they sell.

From The42 Arsène Wenger, a godfather of sports analytics and BOD; this week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Arsène Wenger, a godfather of sports analytics and BOD; this week's best sportswriting

There’s also room for the story of Scotland’s greatest win and a study of box kicking in rugby.

# reading - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The42 Serie A stagnation, the Caribbean in Dublin and the wonder of Stevie G: the week's best sportswriting Sports Writing

# reading - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 things the next generation should be furious about Future Fail

6 things the next generation should be furious about

Teach them well and let them lead the way…

# reading - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once

One contains 29 kilometres of books worth of books.

# reading - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Undeniable signs you were (and still are) obsessed with Harry Potter Mischief Managed

Undeniable signs you were (and still are) obsessed with Harry Potter

For a start, you definitely know it’s Wingardium Levio-saa, not Levio-saar.

# reading - Monday 10 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Children read aloud to cats in the most adorable book club ever Book Buddies

Children read aloud to cats in the most adorable book club ever

This month’s book is The Cat-cher in the Rye.

# reading - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school Readathon

A definitive ranking of the children's books you read in school

From Roald Dahl to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.