with Alan Corr - new Seamus Heaney translation of Virgil's "Aeneid" to be published next year, REM slams Donald Trump for using one of their songs at recent campaign rally, Terry Gilliam of Monty Python confirms he is dead
with Abie Philbin Bowman - Michael Fassbender embraces Nordic noir, Lenny Abrahamson film version of Emma Donoghue novel "Room" impresses critics at Telluride Film Festival, the Colliseum in Rome set to become a living artwork
with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish documentary by Ken Wardrop strikes gold at Colorado film festival, Stephen King to be awarded National Medal of Arts by Barack Obama, Danny Boyle reports his next film will be "Trainspotting 2"
with Alan Corr - new anthology by Niall MacMonagle of Irish poems since 1916 launches tonight, Cate Blanchett cast as Lucille Ball for new biopic, progressive rock finally gets its own monthly chart countdown
with Alan Corr - Corn Exchange production of "A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing" wins three awards at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Kenneth Branagh plans to bring Eoin Colfer's "Artemis Fowl" to the big screen, rumours on Twitter that U2 may play in Dublin before Christmas
with Abie Philbin Bowman - impressive Irish representation at the London Film Festival, author Frederick Forsyth admits he worked for M16 for decades, death announced of Joy Beverly of singing trio The Beverly Sisters
with Abie Philbin Bowman - international concert pianist dies tragically in London, tributes paid to author/neurologist Oliver Sacks who died yesterday, Taylor Swift the big winner at last night's VMA's
with Alan Corr - concerns over more Star Wars filming on heritage site Skellig Michael, mixed reviews for Benedict Cumberbatch's performance as Hamlet, front cover and publication date revealed for Morrissey's novel "A List Of The Lost"