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# writers - 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 24,136 Views 6 Comments

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

# writers - Friday 14 February, 2020

Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Who will win the league? Who will get relegated? Our writers' League of Ireland predictions

Feb 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,503 Views 12 Comments

Can Dundalk retain their title or could Shamrock Rovers usurp them?

# writers - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'You'll be hooked': 7 books that won't let you down for a holiday read, according to Irish writers
# Summer Reads
# Summer Reads

'You'll be hooked': 7 books that won't let you down for a holiday read, according to Irish writers

May 29th 2019, 1:40 PM 20,340 Views 0 Comments

We asked authors to share the books they find themselves going back to, again and again.

# writers - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Best individual performance? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2017-18 Premier League season

May 13th 2018, 7:15 AM 9,989 Views 11 Comments

Thoughts from a campaign that saw Man City blow away the competition.

# writers - Monday 19 March, 2018

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite
# Mountains To Sea
# Mountains To Sea

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite

Mar 19th 2018, 5:24 PM 11,471 Views 4 Comments

This year’s Mountains to Sea festival sees authors with strong takes on contemporary issues visiting Dun Laoghaire.

# writers - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Story extract: 'Dad, we have to stop talking - you're dead'
# Female Lines
# Female Lines

Story extract: 'Dad, we have to stop talking - you're dead'

Nov 11th 2017, 8:15 PM 22,074 Views 3 Comments

We talk to one of the editors of a new anthology of writing by women from Northern Ireland.

# writers - Sunday 5 November, 2017

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival
# Lit Festival
# Lit Festival

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

Nov 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,949 Views 8 Comments

We talked to them about how they did it.

# writers - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Best player? Worst signing? Our writers review the 2016-17 Premier League season

May 20th 2017, 7:30 AM 10,680 Views 13 Comments

Has Mourinho done a good job at United? The most enjoyable team to watch? Here’s what we think.

# writers - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime
# Hennessy Awards
# Hennessy Awards

'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime

Mar 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 10,595 Views 6 Comments

A poem from this year’s Hennessy Awards Winner for Emerging Poetry, Una Mannion.

# writers - Friday 24 February, 2017

Our writers make 5 predictions ahead of 2017 Airtricity League season
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Our writers make 5 predictions ahead of 2017 Airtricity League season

Feb 24th 2017, 12:59 AM 4,887 Views 6 Comments

We give our tips on players to watch, likely title winners and more.

# writers - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Where are the women? Unconscious bias training planned to make Irish films more diverse
# Girls On Film
# Girls On Film

Where are the women? Unconscious bias training planned to make Irish films more diverse

Jan 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 14,050 Views 69 Comments

It is being considered by the Irish Film Board.

# writers - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Irish crime writing is having a killer moment right now
# Killer Instinct
# Killer Instinct

Irish crime writing is having a killer moment right now

Oct 2nd 2016, 12:30 PM 14,673 Views 8 Comments

We spoke to three of the country’s best authors to find out why.

# writers - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Worst signing? Top-four predictions? Our writers on the 2016-17 Premier League season
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Worst signing? Top-four predictions? Our writers on the 2016-17 Premier League season

Aug 13th 2016, 12:07 AM 13,830 Views 31 Comments

Plus, which Irish player should we watch out for in the coming campaign?

# writers - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Best player? Worst match? Our writers reflect on Euro 2016
# Review
From The42
# Review

Best player? Worst match? Our writers reflect on Euro 2016

Jul 17th 2016, 9:00 AM 11,719 Views 17 Comments

After an intriguing few weeks of action, we review the highs and lows of the summer’s main footballing event.

# writers - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Our writers give their tips ahead of this year's Cheltenham festival
# Predictions
From The42
# Predictions

Our writers give their tips ahead of this year's Cheltenham festival

Mar 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,471 Views 14 Comments

We look forward to a big week of horse racing, which starts on Tuesday.

# writers - Thursday 26 November, 2015

David Goldblatt's 'The Game of Our Lives' named William Hill Sports Book of the Year
# Critically Acclaimed
From The42
# Critically Acclaimed

David Goldblatt's 'The Game of Our Lives' named William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Nov 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 8,147 Views 4 Comments

British football study takes home the world’s richest literary sports writing prize.

# writers - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards
# The Green Road
# The Green Road

Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards

Jul 29th 2015, 1:14 PM 8,445 Views 3 Comments

She got the nod for her latest book, The Green Road.

# writers - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Open thread: What should the Ireland team to face Scotland be?
# Predictions
From The42
# Predictions

Open thread: What should the Ireland team to face Scotland be?

Jun 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,410 Views 43 Comments

Our writers give their thoughts ahead of Saturday’s crucial Euro 2016 qualifier.

# writers - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Do you agree with our writers' all-time Ireland XIs?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our writers' all-time Ireland XIs?

Apr 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 23,166 Views 84 Comments

Liam Brady, Roy Keane and Paul McGrath are among those to feature.

# writers - Saturday 14 March, 2015

With 10 gameweeks to go, here's how our writers think the Premier League will finish
# Predictions
From The42
# Predictions

With 10 gameweeks to go, here's how our writers think the Premier League will finish

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 8,734 Views 7 Comments

The race for the coveted Champions League spots looks set to go to the wire.

# writers - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Who should win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year? Here's what our writers think
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Who should win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year? Here's what our writers think

Nov 27th 2014, 7:40 AM 6,218 Views 1 Comment

The winner of the prestigious prize, from seven nominees, will be announced on Thursday evening.

# writers - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Who should win Irish Sports Book of the Year? Our writers have their say
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Who should win Irish Sports Book of the Year? Our writers have their say

Nov 26th 2014, 7:43 AM 9,244 Views 16 Comments

The winner for the annual event will be announced on Wednesday evening, with Roy Keane and BOD among the nominees.

# writers - Friday 14 November, 2014

'Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Scotland tonight should be'
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

'Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Scotland tonight should be'

Nov 14th 2014, 9:45 AM 11,199 Views 29 Comments

James McClean or Jonathan Walters? Robbie Keane or Shane Long? Here’s what we think.

# writers - Saturday 1 November, 2014

The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written
# Procrastination
# Procrastination

The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written

Nov 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 6,144 Views 7 Comments

Lots of writers in a survey said they have used funny animal views to help them get through a creative block…

# writers - Friday 15 August, 2014

TheScore.ie's writers make their predictions for the 2014-2015 Premier League season
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

TheScore.ie's writers make their predictions for the 2014-2015 Premier League season

Aug 15th 2014, 11:00 AM 16,327 Views 34 Comments

We give our verdict on what looks set to be an exciting and unpredictable campaign.

# writers - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Extract: Dubliners 100, a modern re-telling of Joyce's tales of life in the capital
# Literature
# Literature

Extract: Dubliners 100, a modern re-telling of Joyce's tales of life in the capital

Jun 14th 2014, 10:04 AM 164 Views 13 Comments

Fifteen Irish writers have contributed to a modern re-telling of James Joyce’s classic short story collection, Dubliners, to mark the centenary of its publication.

# writers - Sunday 29 December, 2013

TheScore.ie writers pick out their best and worst moments of 2013
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

TheScore.ie writers pick out their best and worst moments of 2013

Dec 29th 2013, 9:00 PM 19,938 Views 20 Comments

We reflect on Zlatan, the All Blacks, MONKeano, Domhnall O’Donovan and much more.

# writers - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Take an inside peek inside one of Google's most controversial projects
# Google Books
# Google Books

Take an inside peek inside one of Google's most controversial projects

Dec 22nd 2013, 5:30 PM 27,179 Views 24 Comments

Who knew books could cause such a fuss?

# writers - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O'Toole
# Winners
# Winners

Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O'Toole

Nov 26th 2013, 11:12 PM 7,808 Views 27 Comments

Some of Ireland’s top writers gathered tonight to award some of the nation’s best works.

# writers - Sunday 22 September, 2013

6 All-Ireland football final questions for TheScore.ie writers
# Anticipation
From The42
# Anticipation

6 All-Ireland football final questions for TheScore.ie writers

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 6,543 Views 33 Comments

We look ahead to today’s highly anticipated clash in Croke Park.

# writers - Friday 6 September, 2013

Literary history of Dublin brought to life with new Storymap app
# Capital
# Capital

Literary history of Dublin brought to life with new Storymap app

Sep 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,324 Views 11 Comments

The map was officially launched yesterday evening, and includes poets and writers both new and well-known.

# writers - Friday 16 August, 2013

TheScore.ie’s writers make their predictions for the 2013-2014 Premier League season
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

TheScore.ie’s writers make their predictions for the 2013-2014 Premier League season

Aug 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 15,872 Views 96 Comments

Our team discuss who’ll win the league, which Irish players will impress and more…

# writers - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist
# Man Booker Prize
# Man Booker Prize

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist

Jul 23rd 2013, 12:47 PM 7,374 Views 19 Comments

This year’s exciting longlist features 13 authors from across the world – including three Irish writers.

# writers - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival
# How To Be A Woman
# How To Be A Woman

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival

Mar 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 4,863 Views 15 Comments

The acclaimed writer joins Dan Brown in the line up for the festival in May.

# writers - Sunday 10 February, 2013

9 novels (and 1 cookbook) written by surprising celebrities
# I Wrote This
# I Wrote This

9 novels (and 1 cookbook) written by surprising celebrities

Feb 10th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,327 Views 5 Comments

Shakespeare, watch out.

# writers - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Want to be a writer? New programme urges people to put pen to paper
# Get Writin'
# Get Writin'

Want to be a writer? New programme urges people to put pen to paper

Jan 1st 2013, 7:00 PM 12,828 Views 72 Comments

Three successful Irish authors will offer tips to budding writers through YouTube videos as part of the new National Emerging Writer Programme.

# writers - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

10 totally bizarre questions asked by aspiring novelists
# Dilemmas
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemmas

10 totally bizarre questions asked by aspiring novelists

Nov 13th 2012, 1:46 PM 8,740 Views 16 Comments

How to kill an alien crystal entity? Can you help?

# writers - Friday 12 October, 2012

Here are our writers' predictions for this year's Heineken Cup
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Here are our writers' predictions for this year's Heineken Cup

Oct 12th 2012, 10:05 AM 1,426 Views 1 Comment

Do you agree with our journalists’ opinions? Click through and have your say.

# writers - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Here are our writers’ predictions for the new Premier League season
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Here are our writers’ predictions for the new Premier League season

Aug 18th 2012, 10:15 AM 8,458 Views 11 Comments

With the league recommencing today, we asked our staff how they figured the next 9 months would pan out.

# writers - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Eight of the worst film adaptations ever made
# Adaptation
From The Daily Edge
# Adaptation

Eight of the worst film adaptations ever made

Jun 10th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,862 Views 35 Comments

Some of Hollywood’s most recent disastrous attempts to convert well-loved books to the silver screen…

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