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#Roald Dahl

# roald-dahl - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Roald Dahl and his books?
# Imagination
# Imagination

Quiz: How much do you know about Roald Dahl and his books?

Dec 31st 2020, 11:00 AM 28,658 Views 17 Comments

The theme of the Toy Show was ‘the wonderful world of Roald Dahl’ – let’s take a closer look at that world.

# roald-dahl - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Roald Dahl's family apologises for anti-Semitic comments author made in 1980s
# Roald Dahl
# Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's family apologises for anti-Semitic comments author made in 1980s

Dec 6th 2020, 11:22 AM 46,943 Views 88 Comments

The author made the remarks in an interview with the New Statesman in 1983.

# roald-dahl - Friday 27 November, 2020

Photos: An early peek at the Toy Show set and the performance that moved Ryan Tubridy to tears
# Rule The World
# Rule The World

Photos: An early peek at the Toy Show set and the performance that moved Ryan Tubridy to tears

Nov 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 36,807 Views 14 Comments

The set this year was influenced by the works of Roald Dahl.

# roald-dahl - Thursday 26 November, 2020

A Toy Show like no other: Tubridy says no studio audience means he may need to 'dial up the energy'
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

A Toy Show like no other: Tubridy says no studio audience means he may need to 'dial up the energy'

Nov 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 25,203 Views 43 Comments

Presenter Ryan Tubridy said they’ll acknowledge the pandemic on the show, but do it with “a twist of seasonal silliness”.

# roald-dahl - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Roald Dahl's greatest creations are all set to get the Netflix treatment
# Roald Dahl
From The Daily Edge
# Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's greatest creations are all set to get the Netflix treatment

Nov 27th 2018, 6:56 PM 5,063 Views 1 Comment

“Roald would, I know, be thrilled.”

# roald-dahl - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books
# Roald Dahl Day
From The Daily Edge
# Roald Dahl Day

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books

Sep 13th 2017, 6:08 PM 9,601 Views 2 Comments

It’s Roald Dahl Day!

# roald-dahl - Sunday 5 March, 2017

The Hardest Matilda Quiz Ever
# On My Way
From The Daily Edge
# On My Way

The Hardest Matilda Quiz Ever

Mar 5th 2017, 11:41 AM 17,440 Views 1 Comment

BRUCE. BOGTROTTER.

# roald-dahl - Friday 18 November, 2016

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie
# Horrigust
From The Daily Edge
# Horrigust

We've all been pronouncing 'Roald Dahl' wrong for years and everything is a lie

Nov 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 5,102 Views 0 Comments

It’s Roo-al. ROO-AL.

# roald-dahl - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember
# Roalddahlday
From The Daily Edge
# Roalddahlday

13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember

Sep 13th 2016, 1:02 PM 6,611 Views 1 Comment

Happy Roald Dahl day.

# roald-dahl - Sunday 21 February, 2016

The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever
# The Twits
From The Daily Edge
# The Twits

The Hardest Roald Dahl Quiz Ever

Feb 21st 2016, 9:30 AM 11,903 Views 1 Comment

It’s a Whipplescrumtious Fudgemallow Delight of a quiz.

# roald-dahl - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

Which Beloved Children's Book Character Are You?

Mar 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,031 Views 9 Comments

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

# roald-dahl - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Irish bakers celebrate Roald Dahl Day with these fantastic Dahl-themed cakes
# Pure Imagination
From The Daily Edge
# Pure Imagination

Irish bakers celebrate Roald Dahl Day with these fantastic Dahl-themed cakes

Sep 13th 2014, 4:39 PM 17,011 Views 15 Comments

The Cake Dahls exhibition is on today and tomorrow in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

# roald-dahl - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Penguin faces backlash over new cover for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
# Penguin
From The Daily Edge
# Penguin

Penguin faces backlash over new cover for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Aug 6th 2014, 7:07 PM 8,680 Views 7 Comments

There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination…

# roald-dahl - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

8 amazing letters that'll make you yearn for the days of snail mail
# Letters Of Note
From The Daily Edge
# Letters Of Note

8 amazing letters that'll make you yearn for the days of snail mail

Jul 16th 2014, 9:30 PM 44,541 Views 11 Comments

Will someone be our pen pal?

# roald-dahl - Saturday 17 May, 2014

14 memories from Roald Dahl books that will always be with you
# Frobscottle
From The Daily Edge
# Frobscottle

14 memories from Roald Dahl books that will always be with you

May 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 18,083 Views 16 Comments

If you have good thoughts…

# roald-dahl - Sunday 9 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 9th 2014, 6:00 PM 28,859 Views 79 Comments

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

# roald-dahl - Friday 5 July, 2013

'It's like Tales of the Unexpected' -- John Allen on this year's hurling championship
# Twist In The Tale
From The42
# Twist In The Tale

'It's like Tales of the Unexpected' -- John Allen on this year's hurling championship

Jul 5th 2013, 12:14 PM 1,252 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick boss is revelling in the unpredictable summer.

# roald-dahl - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

So here's what the cast of Matilda looks like now
# You Chose Books
From The Daily Edge
# You Chose Books

So here's what the cast of Matilda looks like now

Jul 3rd 2013, 12:09 PM 3,268 Views 0 Comments

Mrs D, Mrs I, Mrs FFI, Mrs C, Mrs U, Mrs LTY.

# roald-dahl - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Open Thread:  What book changed your life?
# World Book Day
From The Daily Edge
# World Book Day

Open Thread: What book changed your life?

Mar 7th 2013, 12:42 PM 13,044 Views 205 Comments

From Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Tony Cascarino.

# roald-dahl - Thursday 31 January, 2013

FYI: Here are 18 things you (probably) didn't know about Cardiff ahead of this weekend's game
# Facts
From The42
# Facts

FYI: Here are 18 things you (probably) didn't know about Cardiff ahead of this weekend's game

Jan 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 1,566 Views 0 Comments

Our short guide may come in handy for those willing to make the trip across the water this weekend.

# roald-dahl - Sunday 13 January, 2013

So how many seagulls would it take to lift James’s Giant Peach?
# Peachy
From The Daily Edge
# Peachy

So how many seagulls would it take to lift James’s Giant Peach?

Jan 13th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,353 Views 8 Comments

This is what happens when a bunch of students get their hands on the Roald Dahl book “James and the Giant Peach”.

# roald-dahl - Sunday 4 November, 2012

8 memories and 3 little-known facts about Roald Dahl
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

8 memories and 3 little-known facts about Roald Dahl

Nov 4th 2012, 11:00 AM 32,837 Views 38 Comments

There’s a general consensus at TheDailyEdge.ie that The Twits were bloody terrifying.

# roald-dahl - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Parents concerned over content in children's books
# Right To Read
# Right To Read

Parents concerned over content in children's books

Apr 25th 2012, 7:30 PM 6,280 Views 48 Comments

International concerns about what children read are now troubling Irish parents.

# roald-dahl - Saturday 28 January, 2012

In pictures: 20 Premier League footballers recommend the books they love
# Scheme
From The42
# Scheme

In pictures: 20 Premier League footballers recommend the books they love

Jan 28th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,125 Views 1 Comment

Players including John O’Shea, Stephen Ward and Joey Barton are taking part in the National Literacy Trust’s initiative.

# roald-dahl - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Roald Dahl and CS Lewis among those who refused Queen's honours
# Burn
# Burn

Roald Dahl and CS Lewis among those who refused Queen's honours

Jan 26th 2012, 12:02 PM 6,551 Views 13 Comments

A list detailing the 277 names of people who have refused royal honours has been published for the first time.

# roald-dahl - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Sep 13th 2011, 4:50 PM 1,348 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut
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From The Daily Edge
# Roald Dahl

Campaign to save Roald Dahl's 'little nest' writing hut

Sep 13th 2011, 3:39 PM 1,326 Views 12 Comments

Push to preserve the shed where author Roald Dahl wrote his most famous works has sparked a backlash from people who think royalties should cover the costs.