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# book extract

Last week
7th April 2024 - 13th April 2024
Author: My recovery from illness helped me create characters for my books
Jenny Ireland
Last month
March 2024
Anna Geary: 'Resilience is a mindset and once you realise that, you can work on it'
Anna Geary
Clara Dillon: I love stories about darkness lurking beneath a veneer of domestic civilisation
Clara Dillon
Last year
Author: 'There is a magic to literary translation, it matters'
Carolina Schutti
All time
'I bring my passion for sport and connect that with my passion for God'
Limerick Leaders - 'When it is your child out there, this rearing thing within just kicks in’
Davina McCall: All those menopause symptoms - it’s not your fault, it's the hormones
Davina McCall
Extract: 'My mother was given a half hour’s notice to get me ready to have me taken from her'
Mary Harney
Justine Bateman: 'Men’s older faces have always signified power, but for women that means a loss of power'
Justine Bateman
'9 years at the top could make your head swell, but come the first session of the year, they’re nobodies'
'Our culture was still ingrained with the idea that Real Men don’t show their feelings'
'I wasn’t brought up with any education in this area... Sex was rarely discussed'
'Sterling has an unshakable faith in God and in the fact that his own talent is God-given'
'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code: +679. Fiji'
'I found myself at the heart of a new conflict: between Graeme Souness and myself'
Opinion: 'Let go of the fantasy of being on top of things - those days are gone'
Aoife McElwain
Declutter your friends: 'Trying to keep old friendships alive ties you to the past'
Gill Hasson
Fertility treatment: 'There may be no happy ending, but we wouldn't change anything'
Professor Mary Wingfield
'Declan Murphy dies in horror fall': The jockey writes about that fall, reading his own obituary and his long recovery
Declan Murphy and Ami Rao
Arthur Corrie Lewin - the Irishman who went missing while flying over Africa
Turtle Bunbury
Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America
Tim Fanning
Boomtown Rats, condoms and unemployment: Memories of Dublin in the 70s and 80s
"Sackville Street was a scene of wreckage. The air still smelled of fire"
'I will go at him with every strength and fibre of my being.'
My journey to complete an old Premier League sticker album
Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant
John Healy