Roald Dahl

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Lights, camera, action! The camps will take place online – many are run by industry professionals and have been adapted specifically for Zoom. Photograph: iStock

Live online camps for children and teenagers are not new. They did not first appear in 2020 due to the pandemic. This summer, The Irish Tim(...)

This summer, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holiday mon(...)

JK Rowling dominated the leaderboard of most popular books at primary level. Photograph: Graeme Robertson/ Getty

Irish children’s reading skills improved during the Covid-19 lockdown with many picking up longer books of greater difficulty, new research shows. Th(...)

Next Stage is offering interactive singing, dance and drama for ages four to 14 with an at-home performance for family on the final day of the course.

It has been a long year. Children have spent much of the past 12 months away from their friends – not going to school and also not participating in cl(...)

In response to QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene posting an anti-trans sign outside her office in Capitol Hill, Democratic Congresswoman Marie Newman, whose daughter is transgender, hung a transgender pride flag outside her door. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/New York Times

As Republicans face four years in the political wilderness following Donald Trump’s defeat in November’s election, last weekend’s CPAC conference gave(...)

Norwegianhas secured Irish examinership protection. Photograph: iStock

How Irish is Norwegian Air Shuttle? A High Court judge wanted to know last week. Enough to grant protection from creditors, it turned out. A few wee(...)

‘Who the hell do they think they are giving us permission to have 50 people in?’ Fr PJ Hughes at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Mullahoran, Co Cavan. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A Co Cavan priest has said he will not be “dictated to by a pagan and communist government” about how many people can attend Christmas ceremonies in h(...)

Ryan Tubridy on the Roald Dahl themed set of this year’s The Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Andres Poveda

At the end of a long, strange year, can the Late Late Toy Show (RTÉ One) make us believe once again in a world of pure imagination? That’s the challen(...)

RTÉ presenter Ryan Tubridy will channel Fantastic Mr Fox for the  opening number of The Late Late Toy Show 2020. The theme for the show is The Wonderful World of Roald Dahl. Photograph: Andres Poveda

It will be a Late Late Toy Show like no other in a year like no other. So many fixtures of the Irish calendar, the St Patrick’s Day parades, the Dubl(...)

Maggie Green with her husband Danny, and children, Abigail (10) and Conor (eight), at home in Creeslough, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

All children love stories and never has reading been so important – with the pandemic causing us to press pause on normal life, escaping into a fantas(...)

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