As legendary comics writer Alan Moore slips into retirement, some of his Irish contemporaries tell Donal O’Keeffe about the genius who had such a huge influence on popular culture
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
Moone Boy star David Rawle has a new favourite book. It has a girly cover and it’s not what he’d usually buy.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
Fantastic Mr Dahl: McDonald’s is set to give away 700,000 Roald Dahl books with Happy Meals purchased over the next six weeks.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Reading (and being read to) helps your children understand the world around them, and eases them into school, says Mark Evans, and now one bookshop is helping with age-appropriate reading lists
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
You know you were born in a different era when you look at wallpaper and think not so much of feature walls but of schoolbooks.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
A mix of the old and the new are among the books, plays, and films that young teens can study for the first Junior Cycle Student Award in 2017.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014
Books that tackle difficult contemporary or global issues and books that are whimsical and funny are all competing for a major Irish award.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
They may scare you silly, but Irish horror movies should be taken seriously.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
It’s readers to the ready this month, as MS Ireland prepares to kick-start its annual Readathon.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
THINK again if you were going to buy your teenage child, niece, nephew or godchild a good book for Christmas because the chances are they won’t really mean it when — or if — they say “thank you”.
Wed, 22 Dec, 2010
Johnny Depp is to play an undead wizard in a new movie, based on books by Irish author Derek Landy.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
RENOWNED author Maeve Binchy was last night presented with a lifetime achievement award at the annual Irish Book Awards.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2010
A children’s writer turned one of the newest literary prizes on its head today and beat some of the world’s best sellers to win the Irish Book of the Decade title.
Mon, 31 May, 2010
THE outcome of a public vote for the best Irish book of the last decade may not be revealed until next week, but sales through one website alone would make John Boyne’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas a hands down winner.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
More than 1,500 events will take place across the country this month to encourage reading among young people.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2008
Work has started around Dublin on director Stephen Bradley's comedy horror, Boy Eats Girl, about a teenage date with disastrous consequences.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2004
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