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    with Alan Corr - awards for two Irish shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, American comedian Amy Schumer in singalong with Glen Hansard at a Dublin pub, Dave Gilmour says Pink Floyd has run its course

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    with Alan Corr - RTE Television launches biggest-ever autumn schedule, Minister announces funding for promotion of Irish art and culture abroad, Motorhead's Lemmy announces he switched to vodka 'for health reasons'

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    with Alan Corr - Thom Yorke composes music for Harold Pinter play "Old Times" on Broadway, Liam Neeson set to play General Douglas MacArthur, story by a very young JRR Tolkien to be published

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    with Alan Corr - Angelina Jolie Pitt to work with Cartoon Saloon, Galway gets boost in funding for Picture Palace, Culture Night events taking place in 900 venues around the country on 18th September

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - makers of Irish/French period comedy based on a Jane Austen novella in talks with Amazon, legendary comic Jerry Lewis says his 1972 Holocaust comedy "The Day The Clown Cried" was a bad idea, Amy Schumer speaks out about gun violence in Switzerland

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    with Eileen Heron - Sara Baume longlisted for Guardian First Book Award for "Spill Simmer Falter Wither", both the International Festival and the Fringe Festival begin tonight in Edinburgh, Jon Stewart hosted final 'The Daily Show' on Comedy Central last night

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    Arts funding for 1916 commemorations

    Louise Lowe of ANU Productions and David Bolger of Coiscéim Dance Theatre react to news that Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht has announced funding for nine major arts projects as part of the commemoration of 1916

    Further details:  www.artscouncil.ie     

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    with Alan Corr - a new short story by F Scott Fitzerald to be published, acting legend Max Von Sydow joins cast of Game of Thrones, coroner confirms it was a stroke that killed Cilla Black

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    with Sinead Mooney - Martin Scorcese and Mick Jagger collaborate on new television series about the early days of punk and disco, Courtney Love and her daughter fight release of Kurt Cobain death scene photographs, more acts announced for Electric Picnic in September

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    Arts News - stolen paintings recovered

    James O’Halloran, Managing Director of Adams Auctioneers on the news that stolen paintings including works by Jack B Yeats, Paul Henry and Sir John Lavery have been recovered 

    (image: "Landscape with Cottage" by Paul Henry)

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