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IN CONVERSATION WITH LOUISE O'NEILL
When Louise O’Neill walks into the room she smiles brightly and extends her hand for a handshake. She laughs when I...
Tue, 25 Apr 2017
BOOK ADAPTATIONS: TO LOVE OR NOT TO LOVE?
This month sees the debut of screen adaptations of popular books including The Handmaid’s Tale and American Gods. It...
Wed, 19 Apr 2017
BANNING BOOKS BANS INDIVIDUAL CHOICE AND TASTE
As a part-time bookseller, I have the pleasure of seeing kids come into the shop where I work to browse for books, to...
Tue, 4 Apr 2017
MARSH'S LIBRARY: DUBLIN 8'S HIDDEN GEM
Photo courtesy of marshlibrary.ie Marsh’s Library is Ireland’s first public library, opening its doors in 1707. Marsh’s...
Tue, 7 Mar 2017
'I LEFT MY TENT IN SAN FRANCISCO' WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO PLAN FOR SUMMER (BOOK REVIEW)
Summer, although months away, is an unforgettable time for many students. With J1 information talks held in many...
Wed, 25 Jan 2017
BOOK REVIEW: 'HOLDING' BY GRAHAM NORTON
Set in a rural village in West Cork, drama and crime are not very frequent occurrences for the dull residents of Duneen...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017
THE COURSEWORK AND THE FANDOMS
Now that we’re well into the new semester, the wide-eyed excitement of returning to university after the long summer,...
Wed, 2 Nov 2016
REVIEW: THE ALCHEMIST
I have recently just finished reading Paulo Coelho’s book The Alchemist. It’s weird how I even came across the book. My...
Tue, 3 May 2016
Roisin Traynor (Career Guidance Editor)
REVIEW: GO SET A WATCHMAN
Lee’s first novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, is a story that resonated with multiple generations around the world. It is...
Fri, 29 Jan 2016
Graham Sturdy (An Focal/ UL)
THE BEAUTY OF READING
Whether it’s a romantic tear-jerker by Nicholas Sparks, a fantasy series about a young wizard or the life and times of...
Thu, 28 Jan 2016