Arts news

Monday 24th October

Arts News

with Alan Corr - two sad announcements from the world of music with the deaths of 1960's American pop star Bobby Vee and British Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns, Irish actress wins role ...

Friday 21st October

Arts News

with Alan Corr - "The Young Offenders" set to be the highest-grossing Irish film in 2016, Irish actress Ruth Negga nominated for Gotham Film Awards in the US, Coleraine writer Maggie ...

Thursday 20th October

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish poet Bernard O'Donoghue shorlisted for the UK's TS Eliot Award, first headline act for Glastonbury 2017 unveiled, co-founder of highly influential Chess Records dies

Wednesday 19th October

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - a new JRR Tolkien story to be published, Michael Moore takes Donald Trump as his next documentary subject, Madonna and Amy Schumer do each other a ...

Tuesday 18th October

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Ardmore Studios in Bray up for sale, Ireland's oldest film festival - the Cork Film Festival - unveils 2016 programme, Chuck Berry releases first studio album in ...

Monday 17th October

Arts News

with Alan Corr - some iconic Salvador Dali works to be sold at auction, Phil Collins returns to live performance, the Academy still haven't heard from Bob Dylan since he was announced ...

Friday 14th October

Arts News

with Alan Corr - a new artistic director appointed to the Gate Theatre, J.K. Rowling's new film series begins, television series planned based on Graham Norton's debut novel "Holding" 

Thursday 13th October

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

Wednesday 12th October

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - a record 85 non-English language films entered for the Best Foreign Language Oscar 2017, in her autobiography actress Taraji P Henson addresses the conditions faced by African American women ...

Tuesday 11th October

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - details announced of funding for the arts in Budget 2017  

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