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    with Alan Corr - death announced of actor Johnny Murphy who played Joey 'the lips' Fagan in The Commitments, Tom Vaughan Lawlor to play Padraig Pearse in new 1916 drama from TV3, David Bowie's album 'Blackstar' to become mini-series on Instagram 

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    with Alan Corr - IDA and Irish Film Board join forces to promote Irish film-making in Hollywood, a new literary prize The Republic of Consciousness established for best novel from small publishing houses, Umberto Eco's final book to be released on Friday

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    with Alan Corr - novelist Harper Lee dies, after 35 years Dublin's Screen Cinema will close next Friday 

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    with Alan Corr - a change to voting system in Eurovision may mean no more 'nul points', Saoirse Ronan to star in film adaptation of Ian McEwan novel "On Chesil Beach", stars line up for a Bowie tribute concert

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    with Alan Corr - awards for Ireland's favourite music venues of 2015 took place last night, the Labour Party announces its policy for the arts & culture sector, 10 works by Leonardo da Vinci to go on show at the National Gallery of Ireland 

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    with Anthony Thuillier - Eagles of Death Metal frontman criticises French gun control law, Prince protegee Vanity dies, Emma Thompson expresses her views on German resistance to the Nazis during World War II 

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - a good night for Irish films at last night's BAFTA's, Seve Coogan and Rob Brydon will be back for a third series of "The Trip" but this time on Sky, Stephen Fry feels backlash on Twitter over joke he made at BAFTA's, Kanye West says he is $53m in debt and appeals on Twitter to Mark Zukerberg for help

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    with Anthony Thuillier - Barry Manilow rushed to hospital with 'complications due to oral surgery', Rolf Harris faces further charges of indecent assault, Steven Spielberg points the finger at studio bosses for lack of diversity in Hollywood

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Saoirse Ronan starts in Hozier video which shows the persepctive of a male victim of domestic violence, tickets for Bruce Springsteen concerts in Croke Park a sell-out, Boyzone/Westlife supergroup could be on the cards

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    with Alan Corr - a new Harry Potter book to be released in July, Dublin International Film Festival reunion event for extras who appeared in Neil Jordan's "Michael Collins" 20 years ago, Aaron Sorkin to adapt "To Kill A Mockingbird" for the stage

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