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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 1 November, 2014

#Reading

# reading - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Don’t despair if your child doesn’t love to read – it’s all about finding the right book Reading

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

From TheJournal.ie French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature Books

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
From TheJournal.ie One-in-10 Irish children can’t read properly when leaving school Literacy

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

From TheJournal.ie National Library at ‘critical point’ due to funding cuts putting collections at risk All The Books

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

# reading - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out

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

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish novelists have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Wordy Competitors

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are the ‘pro-gay’ kids books Singapore is clamping down on Rated R

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

From TheJournal.ie Literacy to be targeted with the ‘priority it deserves’ at local level Right To Read

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

# 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

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

From Business ETC Mobile phones found to help boost literacy rates in developing countries Learning Rate

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

From TheJournal.ie ‘Better than telly and the internet’: Dubliners love their library-on-wheels Novel Idea

‘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.

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

# 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

From TheJournal.ie Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once Turn The Page

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.

# reading - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 books to read before their film versions are released this year Book Club

10 books to read before their film versions are released this year

Look like a smarty pants in front of your mates, and get ahead of the curve.

# reading - Saturday 28 December, 2013

‘The Sports Gene’ should be top of your post-Christmas book list

David Epstein’s work addresses the nature v nurture debate in the most balanced manner we have come across.

# reading - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon BEST BOOKS

The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon have calculated its list of best-selling books by sales of print and Kindle edition books published in 2013.

# reading - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From Business ETC Take an inside peek inside one of Google’s most controversial projects Google Books

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

Who knew books could cause such a fuss?

# reading - Monday 16 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report Education

Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report

Gains throughout the lifetime of the program are ‘consistent’, Education Minister Ruairi Quinn said.

# reading - Sunday 15 December, 2013

# reading - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish teens above average in maths, reading and science ‘despite damaging cuts’ Education

Irish teens above average in maths, reading and science ‘despite damaging cuts’

A report today pointed to improvement in these areas since 2009 but the Minister for Education said we are not in the top league yet and cannot be complacent.

# reading - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Lance’s apology, Gazza’s tears and the Late Late: it’s our favourite sports writing

Unlike the ESB bill, here’s some writing we enjoyed this week.

# reading - Sunday 10 November, 2013

# reading - Sunday 20 October, 2013

# reading - Sunday 13 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 100 years of reading: Rathmines library Library This post contains images

100 years of reading: Rathmines library

The library, built in 1913, has hosted the likes of Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats and Hannah Sheehy Skeffington. (And it was also an air raid shelter).

# reading - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Literacy levels in Irish adults slightly below average Reading

Literacy levels in Irish adults slightly below average

New international survey finds Ireland is one of only five countries to reduce the proportion of adults with lower literacy skills.

# reading - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Banner tactics, Ali, Lineker on MOTD; it’s the week’s best sports writing

Put the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

# reading - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Erotic books about dinosaurs are the latest thing that will creep you out Dinorotica

Erotic books about dinosaurs are the latest thing that will creep you out

Just when you think you’ve seen it all…

# reading - Friday 13 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin: One City One Book choice for 2014 is revealed… Books This post contains a poll

Dublin: One City One Book choice for 2014 is revealed…

This year’s choice follows Strumpet City, which was 2013’s book.

# reading - Sunday 8 September, 2013

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