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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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    with Alan Corr - festival winners announced as Jameson Dublin International Film Festival comes to an end, programme for this year's Drogheda Arts Festival, Jon Stewart's replacement on The Daily Show revealed, a New York record label to release a 1982 album recorded by Ben Stiller's band Capital Punishment

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    with Alan Corr - An Audience with Al Pacino coming to Dublin but ticket prices expected to be high, Donncha Ó Dúlaing to retire after 50 years in Irish radio, guitarist John Renbourn of 1970's folk/jazz band Pentangle dies 

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    with Alan Corr - director Sam Taylor Johnson quits the Fifty Shades of Grey film project, tv series Downton Abbey to finish for good after next season, Pharell Williams' "Happy" the most-played song on Irish radio in 2014, Benedict Cumberbatch reads British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy poem at re-buriel of Richard III in Leicester Cathedral

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    with Alan Corr - Zayn Malik quits One Direction for good, a town in Tunisia used as a location in Star Wars is now being used as a stop-off point by ISIS fighters, first announcements of line-up at this year's Kilkenny Arts Festival 

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