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    with Alan Corr - board of the Abbey Theatre concedes their 2016 programme does not represent gender equality, seven Irish authors on longlist for International Dublin Literary Award, the film "Brooklyn" claims biggest Irish cinema opening in decades 

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - further developments in controversy about 1916 programme for Abbey Theatre and the lack of female representation, China set to become world dominant power in cinema, bittersweet ending a possibility for Game of Thrones 

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish director Kirsten Sheridan plans to make a film about Amy Winehouse, president of Pixar praises 'healthy' Irish animation sector, author Arundhati Roy protests against religious intolerance

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - shortlist announced for Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards, Eoin Colfer hired to write a new Iron Man novel and Kenneth Branagh to direct film of Artemis Fowl, Ian Fleming letter reveals his attitude to Bond girl Pussy Galore

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - winner announced of France's oldest literary prize which is more about prestige than money, obscure collection of short stories "Dr Dogbody's Leg" lauded by Rolling Stone Keith Richards, lid lifted on the world of online photography

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - a new "Star Trek" tv series announced for 2017, The Stone Roses to re-form for concerts next year, Saoirse Ronan wins New Hollywood Award 

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    with Alan Corr - Benedict Cumberbatch pleas for British public to support refugees, Twitter reveals the number of tweets relating to One Direction in the year 2015, Barack Obama sings Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' for Halloween - or does he?

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    with Alan Corr - Limerick author Kevin Barry shortlisted for the UK's Goldsmith's Prize, Star Wars producers donate sizeable sum to Valentia Lifeboat to say thank you to people of Kerry, David Schwimmer's first sitcom since Friends
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    with Alan Corr - finalists announced for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize, Australian writer Michael Robotham wins Crime Writer's Gold Dagger Award, Phil Lynott statue on Harry Street in Dublin city centre damaged after being hit by a motorist

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