Emma Bunton: ‘I’m so lucky to have my boys’

As a Spice Girl, Emma Bunton enjoyed global fame and success but now her happiness is closer to home. ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Tuesday Poem

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Having a Jolie time on the set of Unbroken

Jack O’Connell is full of praise for his director on the World War II drama, writes Jeananne ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Five celebs pick their favourite book of 2014

See what book Ted Walsh, Anne Enright, Peter Sheridan, Theo Dorgan and Gary Cooke think should be ...

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Five celebs pick their favourite book of 2014

See what book Ted Walsh, Anne Enright, Peter Sheridan, Theo Dorgan and Gary Cooke think should be ...

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Pantomime Review: Sleeping Beauty at the Cork Opera House

It’s been a bumper year for pop hits, which Sleeping Beauty uses to full effect in a hugely ...

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Movie Reviews: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Dumb & Dumber To, Kon-Tiki

The magic that brings to life the exhibits at New York’s Museum of Natural History is running ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Scene + Heard: Entertainment news round-up

MUSIC NEWS: Fans of Bombay Bicycle Club got a nice bonus ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Children’s books

The Busiest People Ever by Richard Scarry (Harper Collins; €8.30) vibrates with energy from the ...

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Inside Beatles’ minds

It’s nearly 45 years since The Beatles broke up but their influence on popular music is as strong ...

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Character judged to perfection

WHAT might be the best first page of any novel this year announces the arrival of Ian McEwan’s ...

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Forgotten Fitzgerald: Echoes Of A Lost America

The notion of Fitzgerald’s short stories as merely lucrative distractions from magnificent novels ...

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A History of Cloneyharp National School 1837-1979

A microscopic look at the setting up of the national school system, and a summary of how people’s ...

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Some Luck

Some Luck is  the first  volume of Pulitzer-prizewinning novelist Jane Smiley’s new ...

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Paradoxical ties with Collins defined Civil War strategist

THE American-born Emmet Dalton had such a fascinating career that it is surprising it has taken so ...

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The Beat Goes On: The Complete Rebus Short Stories

Edinburgh cop John Rebus has already been resurrected once by his creator, who brought him out of ...

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Bringing history into focus

The invention of printing meant we needed glasses and they led to changes we can hardly comprehend. ...

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What to watch on TV this week

Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special is on RTÉ One and BBC One on Christmas ...

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