with Alan Corr - Bono still struggling to recover from cycling accident last year, the 63rd RTÉ All-Ireland Drama Festival opens in Athlone, country singer Ryan Adams finally gives in to hecklers demands that he sing Bryan Adams "Summer of 69"
with Alan Corr - Joni Mitchell 'in her full senses' after reports she had slipped into a coma, nominations revealed for this year's IFTA's, James Cameron apparently has scripts for up to four "Avatar" sequels
with Abie Philbin Bowman - Ben Affleck embarassed by a slave-owning ancestor, shortlist announced for the Orwell Prize for political writing, Johnny Marr of The Smiths attacks people exploiting the spirit of Record Store Day
with Alan Corr - this year's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction goes to "All The Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr, Hozier shortlisted for Ivor Novello Award, the complete line-up revealed for this year's Bloomsday Festival
with Alan Corr - trailer for the new Star Wars film to be unveiled tonight in California, the Time magazine Most Influential artists list published today, a new book from Alan Patridge to come next year
with Alan Corr - Irish writer on shortlist for IMPAC Award, Abbey Theatre board of directors begin their search for a new Director, SIPTU staff members support NCAD students who express 'no confidence' in college management