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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - tributes paid to 22-year old Bobbi Kristina Brown who died today, Tate Liverpool to stage 2016 exhibition "Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms", police shut down a hologram concert in Indiana

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    with Alan Corr - Ed Sheeran spends time with his 91-year old granny before his Croke Park concerts this weekend, new Irish navy ship named after WB Yeats, 21 new acts added to Electric Picnic line-up

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    with Alan Corr - Colm Tóibín wins Hawthornden Literature Prize for "Nora Webster", case against Bill Cosby for sex abuse to go ahead, Ed Sheeran played a surprise gig in Whelan's in Dublin last night

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish actor Andrew Scott plays baddie in new James Bond film "Spectre", the actor who played one of the main Game of Thrones characters who was killed-off in last season has been spotted in Belfast where season 6 is filming, branding on Taylor Swift merchandise raises hackles of Chinese authorities

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    with Alan Corr - two new appointments to board of the Abbey Theatre, free album entitled Star Wars from American rock experimentalists Wilco, Damien Rice unhappy at behaviour of his Galway Big Top audience

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    with Alan Corr - tragedy for family of Nick Cave as teenage son dies in a cliff fall, stars urge UK government not to diminish BBC with funding cuts, Sinead O'Connor lashes out at Rolling Stone for putting reality star Kim Kardashian on cover

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    with Alan Corr - Minister for Arts announces the Irish Film Board will be re-named Screen Ireland, Timothy Spall's buttocks offend UK film-goers

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    with Alan Corr - reviews in for Harper Lee novel "Go Set A Watchman", award winners at Galway Film Fleadh, a new George Byrne Bursary award announced at Liberties Festival for those pursuing a career in music or journalism

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    with Alan Corr - Keith Richards announces his first solo album in 23 years, Facebook to launch a new music streaming service, Jonathan Rhys Myers to play The Clash frontman Joe Strummer in new film 

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    with Alan Corr - Frank O'Connor Short Story Award won by Welsh writer Carys Davies for "The Redemption of Galen Pike", bronze bust of Bill Cosby removed from Walt Disney World theme park in Hollywood

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