‘This Is Happiness’ is an unforgettable trip to a lost Irish village

Niall Williams’s novel rewards the kind of attention and patience that’s increasingly scarce. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Happy Workplace=Happy Workers

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Unnamed to Donate Half of 'The Happy Broadcast' Preorder Proceeds

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James Bowen says goodbye to 'unforgettable' street cat Bob

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Irish customers welcome reopened bookstores

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AAP newswire saved but jobs to be lost in slimmed down operation

A consortium of investors led by former News Corp CEO Peter Tonagh will buy the Australian Associated Press saving up to 95 jobsThe Australian Associated Press Newswire has been saved at the 11th hour by a consortium of investors and philanthropists led by former News Corp chief executive Peter... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Blackwell’s staff have lost our shops - but we leave with heads held high

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21 Excellent Books With Happy Endings

Need a YA book with a happy ending? Or maybe a heartwarming romance? We've got your books with happy endings right here for blissful reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Latest Irish literary phenom Naoise Dolan’s Exciting Times is coming to TV.

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Comedian Tom Papa is a fount of happy distractions — and baking tips

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In ‘Subduction,’ an anthropologist observing a remote fishing village becomes part of the story

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