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    with Alan Corr - Tom Hanks to release a book of short stories inspired by his love of typewriters, the Temple Bar ban on busking rejected but a permit system being considered, Buzz Lightyear tops the top film quotes poll

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    with Alan Corr - details announced for New Year's Eve festival in Dublin, film version of Cecilia Ahern's "Love Rosie" not doing well critically or commercially, Taylor Swift withdraws her entire back catalogue from the Spotify streaming service and announces details of her next tour

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    with Alan Corr - an unfinished Orson Welles film "The Other Side of the Wind" with John Huston to be finished and released, Roy Keane's biography "The Second Half" on the shortlist for Dublin Book Award, Scottish hip-hop act Young Fathers win the Mercury Music Prize

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    with Alan Corr - mysterious missive from promoters MCD about an upcoming concert in Croke Park, winners of Mercury Music prizes to be announced tonight, Daniel Radcliffe reveals hidden talent for rapping on a US talk show   

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    with Alan Corr - JK Rowling will release a new Harry Potter story for Halloween, Pink Floyd's Nick Mason compares Roger Waters to Stalin, Brian O'Driscoll hears Bono singing his praises during BBC interview yesterday 

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    with Alan Corr - One Direction earned €117 a minute in 2013, 'photobomb' is 2014's Word of the Year, 1970's pop star Alvin Stardust dies

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    with Alan Corr - Minister Heather Humphreys announces official re-naming of Wexford Opera House, Irish film "Patrick's Day" by Terry McMahon has won 3 awards in the US, Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy is the most expensive film production ever

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    with Alan Corr - U2 album "Songs of Innocence" hits lowest UK album chart placing in decades, Kilkenny animator hired by on television comedy series South Park, saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft dies

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - The Arts Council announce the shortlist for the newly-created post of Laureate for Irish Fiction, the British television actress Lynda Bellingham dies

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    with Alan Corr - funding increases for various arts sectors in Budget 2014, the Irish stage & screen actress Gabrielle Reidy dies, Phil Chevron's guitars presented to Mountjoy Jail inmates studying music 

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