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    with Alan Corr - Peter Coonan (who plays Fran in Love/Hate) takes the lead in the Gaiety production of "Borstal Boy", a Leonard Cohen Festival in Dublin in August, the Easons list of Top 10 'fatherisms' as voted for by Facebook followers

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    with Alan Corr - Oprah Winfrey to join the cast of new Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma', a Derry book owner put his stock of 100,000 books into a skip, Frank Sinatra the most popular of all Wikipaedia historical figures

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    Fiach MacConghail, director of the Abbey Theatre which today announced details of their Autumn/Winter 2014 season  

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    Abie Philbin Bowman marks the death of British comedian and actor Rik Mayall

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    with Alan Corr - Game of Thrones is the most popular programme ever with HBO viewers ahead of The Sopranos, Ronan Keating to take over the lead in the musical "Once" on London's West End, fairy tales harm children according to Professor Richard Dawkins

     

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    with Alan Corr - two Irish actors - Sam Keeley and Aisling Franciosi -feature in Screen International list of rising stars, JJ Abrams hints at return of Millenium Falcon character in new Star Wars movie, the Black Eyed Peas won't reform unless they find a bold new sound says Will-i-am

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    with Alan Corr - questions about the tv show 'Sherlock' and about Miriam O'Callaghan feature on today's English paper in the Junior Cert exam, William Nicholson says the film '12 Years A Slave' soaked up all the guilt over slavery and that's why his film 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' was a flop, scientists have grown a live replica of Vincent van Gogh's ear

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Sweny's pharmacy in Dublin city centre which featured in Ulysses in danger of closing because of commercial rates, a Harvard academic 'A Most Dangerous Book' suggests James Joyce may have suffered from syphilis, the National Gallery to close this week because of a staff strike, Sinead O'Connor announces the title of her new album was inspired by the Sheryl Sandberg 'ban bossy' campaign

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    with Sinead Mooney - the 3 Irish poets who will receive the 2014 Patrick Kavanagh Fellowship have been announced, John Lennon's handwritten manuscripts and drawings going up for auction on 4 June, Phil Collins came out of retirement to play at his son's school recital   

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - biopics are in vogue at this year's Edinburgh Film Festival, Sue Johnston from The Royale Family will be playing the ladies maid in the next season of Downton Abbey, Brad Pitt punched in the face at Maleficent premiere

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