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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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    with Alan Corr - €300m capital investment package announced for Ireland's culture and heritage, new appointments to board of National Library of Ireland, Royal Hibernian Academy announces new mini-festival "Interlude"

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    with Alan Corr - new Bond movie "Spectre" sets a record for writing-off cars, Noel Gallagher and Hozier team up for breast cancer charity single, director William Friedkin condemns re-make of his 1973 horror film The Exorcist
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    with Alan Corr - Max von Sydow's character in "Star Wars:The Force Awakens" revealed, new A-Team television series in the works, Sam Smith gets a mixed reaction to his theme song for new James Bond film "Spectre"

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    with Alan Corr - Tipperary poet Patrick Moran wins A Poem for the Ploughing with "Bulbs", Amy Schumer signs multi-million book deal for her memoir, Morrissey's first book "List Of The Lost" is slated by reviewers

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    with Alan Corr - filming for new Brad Pitt film upsets locals in Co Antrim, Penguin releases extract from Morrissey's debut novel, BBC give go-ahead for a live broadcast of Mrs Browns Boys 

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    with Eileen Heron - music streaming now has the biggest share of the music market, JK Rowling releases the Harry Potter family tree, Bay City Rollers reunion concert planned for Glasgow in December

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