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    with Alan Corr - Edna O'Brien publishes her first novel in 10 years, Donal Ryan is the Irish winner of the European Prize for Literature, soul legend Percy Sledge died today 

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Nobel prize-winning German novelist Gunter Grass dies, opening film at this year's Cannes Film Festival announced, Stephen Hawking sings a cover of Monty Python's 'Galaxy Song'

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    with Alan Corr - the week-long MusicTown festival starts in Dublin today, verification that the play Double Falsehood is by Shakespeare, Spike Lee and Kanye West to make a film together 

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    with Alan Corr - writer Joseph O'Connor delivers inaugural address as Professor Creative Writing at University of Limerick, artist Sean Lynch will represent Ireland at this year's Venice Biennale, Kurt Cobain's daughter says she doesn't like Nirvana

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    with Alan Corr - Irish actors and presenters amongst this year's BAFTA nominees, new tv series Poldark commissioned for a second series, the original Twin Peaks cast want David Lynch to return for the new series

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - winner of Pen Faulkner Award for Fiction announced, Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel to be published, original manuscript for Don McLean's 'American Pie' sells for $1.2m at auction

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Tom Vaughan Lawlor and Bryan Cranston to star in film about drugs kingpin Pablo Escobar, House of Cards will return for a fourth season, the final-ever album from Frank Zappa to be released later this year

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    with Alan Corr - David Bowie and Enda Walsh to collaborate on a musical project, Minister of State Aodhán Ó Riordáin announces funding for Irish arts worldwide

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    with Alan Corr - John Lennon's first wife Cynthia dies, Joni Mitchell hospitalised after collapsing, film director Kevin McCann is looking for investment for his film about the Easter Rising 

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    with Alan Corr - the programme announced for Ireland's 1916 centenary commemorations, line-up revealed for this year's Galway Theatre Festival 

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