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    with Anthony Thuillier - line-up announced for 2016 Edinburgh International Festival and long-running sponsor BP pulls out, Morgan Stanley report investors are becoming more cautious after the market-crash film "The Big Short" 

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    with Alan Corr - The Rolling Stones plan to release a new album this year and they mark their 54th anniversary with a major exhibition in London, Tom Vaughan Lawlor takes lead in new film "Maze" to be filmed in Cork

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - a successful night for Irish theatre-makers at last night's Olivier Awards, Saoirse Ronan and Ciarán Hinds getting rave reviews for their performances in "The Crucible" on Broadway, the character of Waylon Smithers in The Simpson finally comes out of the closet

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    Zaha Hadid RIP

    Film-maker Ultan Guilfoyle remembers the work of acclaimed Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid whose death has just been announced 

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    with Alan Corr - sad news that Dublin radio station TXFM to close down, Lenny Abrahamson reportedly to make a World War I drama about daredevil pilots  

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    with Alan Corr - lots of positive reaction to 'Centenary' concert in Bord Gáis Energy Theatre last night, criticism of some high profile figures in Harper Lee letters, Rufus Wainright unveils first taste of his new Shakespeare album

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    with Alan Corr - Shakespeare's skull was probably stolen from his grave, John Cleese furious that a theatre group didn't seek permission before using his Fawlty Towers concept, confirmed that new album to come from The Stone Roses, tributes flood in for A Tribe Called Quest founding member Phife Dawg who died on Tuesday

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    with Alan Corr - UK Culture Minister launches a new arts strategy which may be of interest to Irish institutions, Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries fronts a new musical collaboration called D.A.R.K.

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    with Alan Corr - details announced of Dublin Dance Festival 2016, a Bobby Sands documentary premieres at Canadian film festival, an extremely rare Beatles record sells for £77,500 at auction in England

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    with Alan Corr - artist Sean Scully wins Harpers Bazaar International Artist of the Year Award, Colum McCann shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, Prince to publish an unconventional biography in autumn 2017  

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