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Saturday March 22, 2014 at 9:47am

MEP and former GAA president Sean Kelly is being sued by a photographer who claims he used two of her photographs without permission in his book 'Rule 42 and All That'.

But the case, which came before Judge Olann Kelleher at Killarney District Court, will have to be heard by another judge, as two have already declined to hear it because they know the parties involved.

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Friday December 6, 2013 at 9:51am
Apple demands news site pull copy of iTunes Radio contract, claims copyright infringement  View Details
Monday July 29, 2013 at 9:52am
BBC News - Google asked to remove 100 million 'piracy' links  View Details
Thursday November 22, 2012 at 12:44am
The executors of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien's estate have filed an $80 million copyright lawsuit against studio bosses at Warner Bros.

Chiefs at the Tolkien Estate Ltd. have accused the executives, who own the rights to the film franchise, of creating online slot machines and other digital merchandise based on characters in the famous book trilogy without their permission.
Monday August 20, 2012 at 10:27pm
This is a brilliant initiative and a great way for budding authors to receive feedback on their work. Your book receiving editorial input early will hopefully propel it on the way to publication!

Lauren Buckland, Commissioning Editor, Random House Children's Books
Monday August 20, 2012 at 10:17pm
YouWriteOn.com – feedback from the publishers of Dan Brown & Terry Pratchett for budding writers’ opening chapters

On YouWriteOn.com members upload opening chapters and short stories and exchange feedback and ratings in a simple review exchange system where their stories are randomly assigned to other members. The highest rated receive feedback from Random House & Orion each month, the publishers of authors such as Dan Brown & Terry Pratchett.

YouWriteOn.com members have been published by mainstream publishers such as Random House, Orion, Penguin, Hodder, Harper Collins and Little Brown as a result of participating on YouWriteOn. These include Channel 4 TV Book Club Winner and bestseller The Legacy by Katherine Webb, published by Orion, and Caligula by Douglas Jackson, which received a six figure book deal from Random House. Join YouWriteOn.com to participate.
Monday August 13, 2012 at 4:00pm
New Books on feedaread this month include:

CAPTAIN ANGEL
By Brian Doswell

CAPTAIN ANGEL is a fictional account of how the town of La Ciotat survived the plague of 1720. In those lawless days, La Ciotat, not far from the port of Marseille on the Mediterranian coast of France, was also home to a motley collection of pirates led by Captain Angel of ‘La Fleur de Ciotat’ the fastest and best armed ship afloat. The story tells of how the town was saved by Captain Angel and his pirate crew, with more than a little help from a boy named Simon and his sister Julia.

ISBN: 9781781763735
Total Pages: 182
Published: 23 May 2012
Price: £7.99

Visit feedaread.com to publish your book.

Elizabeth Morley, FeedARead author of Where Hedgehogs Dare, will shortly be saving more of our prickly friends by featuring in the catalogue of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society

New Book - The Shadow of Death By FeedARead author Timothy Stephen Ellis: Richards realises that the trunk murder is a copycat of a murder from the 1950s, and there are more to come... Visit FeedARead for more details

Visit FeedARead.com for more books and author feedback.
Monday August 13, 2012 at 3:58pm
Visit youwriteon to win an opportunity for feedback from leading publishers including Random House and Orion.
Wednesday August 1, 2012 at 4:42pm
FeedARead is now accepting further books for publishing. FeedARead.com author achievements this month include one feedaread author - Stroks of Genius - achieving 50 days in the Amazon UK top 100, reaching a high position of number 12 on the Amazon top 100 last month. Congratulations also to author D.J. Kelly on the review of her feedaread book "A Wistful Eye: The Tragedy of a Titanic Shipwright" by the Historical Novel Society: "A professionally produced book, The Wistful Eye is a fascinating and enjoyable story with a lot of research included, as it not only encompasses Kelly’s family history but also the local, national, and international events of the early twentieth century."

Elizabeth Morley, FeedARead author of Where Hedgehogs Dare, will shortly be saving more of our prickly friends by featuring in the catalogue of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society


Visit FeedARead.com for more books and author feedback.
Tuesday February 28, 2012 at 11:57pm

Arts Council funded free publishing site FeedARead.com is hosting a competition with a prize of a critique for the winner’s opening chapters from an editor for Piatkus, part of the Little Brown group who publish books such as the Twilight series. To enter, entrants must read a brief extract and answer a question about The Apothecary’s Daughter by Charlotte Betts, a YouWriteOn.com Book of the Year Award Winner, now out in paperback and published by Piatkus. All nationalities are welcome to enter.


Click here to view competition details.