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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish films 'Brooklyn' and 'Room' win international awards, Hollywood to have it's own 'Waking The Feminists' moment, Morrissey wins 2015's Bad Sex Award for his debut novel 'List Of The Lost'

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Poldark star Irish actor Aidan Turner in cast of BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None", music streaming service Spotify reveals their most successful stars, Thom Yorke not happy with You Tube

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish Book Awards took place last night, Adele confirms concerts in Ireland next spring, winners announced of Storyland competition for original television drama 

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - two unique albums on sale by Ringo Starr and Wu Tang Clan, dispute over publishing rights to The Diary of Anne Frank, Nazi-themed ads for an Amazon Prime series banned in New York 

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    with Alan Corr - television series "50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy" wins an Emmy, Hollywood box office flops of the year announced, Dorothy's dress from The Wizard of Oz sells for €1.56m at auction

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    with Alan Corr - U2 promise to put on their 'best shows' in re-scheduled concerts in Paris next month, 'How Was Your Day' wins best Irish short at Foyle Film Festival, Barack Obama to feature on new Coldplay album

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    with Alan Corr - remembering the attacks on Paris one week on, hopes for Irish wins at Mercury Music Prize 

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - the band Eagles of Death Metal pay tribute to victims of the terrorist attack on Paris, the National Library of Ireland undergoing a €10m renovation to protect collection, future for some of the paintings in Russborough House collection under negotiation

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    with Alan Corr - winner just announced of the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2015, a new Don DeLillo novel to come in the new year, Oxford English Dictionary announces their word of the year - but it's not a word

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    Arts News - Waking The Feminists

    Sinead Mooney was at the ‘Waking The Feminists’ event at the Abbey Theatre earlier today, where women from all areas of theatrical life met to discuss how support for women in Irish theatre can be improved (a response to the lack of female representation in the ‘Waking The Nation’ programme for Abbey 2016)

    Further information:  https://wakingthefeminists.wordpress.com            

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