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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Broadway enjoys it's best-ever season for theatre box-office revenue, Gabriel Byrne latest film 'Louder Than Bombs' secures US distribution, winner of 10th Dublin International Piano Competition announced
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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - daughters claim BB King died of poisoning, opportunity for emerging Irish film-makers to showcase their work on the online RTE Storyland strand, BBC axes panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks

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    with Alan Corr - the Irish Film Board pays tribute to the late Bill O'Herlihy, winners at last night's IFTA's and Cannes, Ardal O'Hanlon to star in 1916 theatrical farce

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    with Alan Corr - Minister announces grant for archaeological research on Ireland's heritage sites, the favourites for new face on British £20 note, canine winner of Palm Dog Award announced in Cannes

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    with Alan Corr - a new RTE tv drama series about 1916 to come over the summer, a Joy Division fan who bought Ian Curtis's former home in Macclesfield plans to turn it into a museum, Hozier and David Holmes win Ivor Novello Awards

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    with Alan Corr - Placido Domingo postpones his Irish concert until next year, Hungarian author wins Man Booker International Prize, actor Peter Dinklage sings an ode to the long list of dead characters in Game of Thrones 

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    with Alan Corr - the Irish play "Lippy" wins an off-Broadway theatre award, Jay-Z compares rival music streaming services to slavery, biopic of The Kinks on the way

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - world rights to film adaptation of Emma Donoghue's "Room" sells at Cannes, Hozier wins at last night's Billboard Music Awards, new BBC3 sitcom announced from Declan Lowney (director of Father Ted and Moone Boy)

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    with Alan Corr - U2 played Vancouver last night but the Edge fell off the stage, Pinewood studios to open an Irish production arm, death this morning of blues great BB King 

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    with Alan Corr - U2's Innocence + Experience stage show won't play Dublin in its present form because no arena is big enough to accommodate it, Hollywood film director scouting for locations in Limerick, The Simpson's 'will go on' even though the voice of 20 characters has just quit 

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