with Alan Corr - funding increases for various arts sectors in Budget 2014, the Irish stage & screen actress Gabrielle Reidy dies, Phil Chevron's guitars presented to Mountjoy Jail inmates studying music
with Abie Philbin Bowman - Leonardo di Caprio will not play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic directed by Danny Boyle, Rome's Opera House has cut nearly 200 staff because of debts, line-up unveiled for this year's Cork Jazz Festival
with Alan Corr - Arts Minister Heather Humphrey's continues to field questions about nominations to board of IMMA, the Hard Working Class Heroes music festival began today, singer/songwriter Lynsey de Paul dies
with Alan Corr - Twilight to return as a series of short films, music venue The Stables in Mullingar closes for good, online artist Cassetteboy cuts together a variety of David Cameron speeches so that he delivers a rap at party conference
with Alan Corr - U2 plan a more intimate tour next year, John Cleese said he felt no excitement going back on stage for Monty Python live shows, Belfast thriller "71" wins at Athens International Film Festival
with Alan Corr - the nationwide search begins for Ireland's Favourite Poem, the artwork for new U2 album Songs of Innocence shows a rare shot of intensely-private Larry Mullen Jnr embracing his son, Stephen Fry admits he took cocaine in Buckingham Palace during his wild years
with Alan Corr - AC/DC announce a new album and world tour in 2015, Brendan Gleeson and both his sons to perform in "The Walworth Farce" by Enda Walsh next year, a Texas school bans 7 titles in 'Ban Books Week'