Arts news

Thursday 20th April

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Ed Sheeran makes Time magazines 'most influential people' list, Bruce Springsteen blasts President Trump in song, streaming services help boost record-breaking royalties to songwriters

Wednesday 19th April

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Kevin Spacey to host the Tony Awards for the first time in June, Aslan lead tribute to Belfast musician Pat 'Fitzy' Fitzpatrick, surprise EP by Prince ...

Thursday 13th April

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Russia won't broadcast Eurovision in row over singer from Ukraine, Netflix movies to premiere at Cannes Film Festival, Ed Sheeran battles on despite feeling unwell this week

Thursday 30th March

Arts News

with Alan Corr - the independent Gutter Bookshop in Dublin shortlisted for British book shop awards, Oscar organisers continue to work with accountancy firm PwC, headliners for Glastonbury 2017 revealed

Tuesday 28th March

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Sebastian Barry nominated for Walter Scott Prize for Fiction, new album on the way from Snow Patrol, Damien Hirst portrait of George Michael sells for charity ...

Friday 24th March

Arts News

with Alan Corr - the IFTA 'Rising Star' nominees revealed, interesting guests on new Gorillaz album, confirmation that there'll be no digitally re-created Carrie Fisher image in forthcoming Star Wars films

Thursday 23rd March

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - announcement today of a major cultural festival at Easter, Electric Picnic line-up revealed today and tickets sell-out in record-breaking time

Thursday 16th March

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish writer Ruth Dudley Edwards longlisted for Orwell Prize for 'outstanding political writing', Ed Sheeran announced as one of the headliners for Glastonbury 2017, Disney refuses ...

Friday 10th March

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Ed Sheeran makes Irish music chart history, new members appointed to Irish Film Board, Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2017 revealed

Thursday 9th March

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Choice Music Prize winners announced later tonight, U2 reveal details of their 30th anniversary re-issue of The Joshua Tree

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