As World Book Day comes around and concern mounts that children aren’t reading because of technology. Jonathan de Burca Butler talks to well-known faces about why reading made them who they are.


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Attends The ETAM show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016 at Piscine Molitor on March 3, 2015 in Paris, France.



Boston Marathon bombing trial begins

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has gone on trial over the Boston Marathon bombing, with prosecutors saying he used a backpack to plant a bomb designed to “tear people apart and create a bloody spectacle”.


Are you shaped by the books you read as a kid? These people think Jonathan de Burca Butler

Fashion & Beauty

Makeup tips and tricks from backstage at three Autumn/Winter fashion showsBy Rachel Marie Walsh

Food & Drink

Top 8 patés testedBy Roz Crowley

Diet & Fitness

Push yourself and try out these moves after a gym sessionBy Amanda Khouv

Home & Interiors

Advice on energy cost-savings during extensions and upgradesBy Evan Finnegan


10 facts about Cork airport’s new destination, Ibiza, that have nothing to do with partying

Arts, Books, Films & TV

This Cork music school is still rocking after 25 yearsby Colette Sheridan


National Tree Week: Why we all need the comfort of a tree