Arts news

Tuesday 16th August

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - winners announced of this year's James Tait Black literary prize, Calvin Harris named the world's highest-earning DJ 

Monday 15th August

Arts News

with Alan Corr - tributes paid to Donegal musician Stephen Martin (aka Rainy Boy Sleep) whose death was announced at the weekend, a set of antlers Hunter S Thompson stole from ...

Friday 12th August

Arts News

with Alan Corr - a new album to come in the autumn from Leonard Cohen, Homeland hints at a new-look US president in next series, council dissolved in Italian town that ...

Thursday 11th August

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - America's PEN/Nabokov Award re-launched to honour international writers, sales of "Syria Speaks: Art & Culture From The Frontline" soar after it was involved in a recent security incident, ...

Wednesday 10th August

Arts News

with Alan Corr - full programme launched for Culture Night 2016, Ireland well-represented at Toronto Film Festival in September, Ed Sheeran to be sued for his song 'Thinking Out Loud'

Tuesday 9th August

Arts News

with Alan Corr -  death announced of Pádraig Duggan, a founding member of Clannad, Grace Jones one of the headliners at Metropolis music festival, The Simpsons celebrate major milestones with hip-hop ...

Friday 5th August

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - actor David Huddleston dies, Bridget Jones will be a mother in the next story, a father's bedtime story about a great balloon adventure is a self-published hit

Thursday 4th August

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - influential Mercury Prize shortlist announced, Irish actor Jack Reynor cast in new Kathryn Bigelow film, Lisa McInerney novel getting high praise from Sarah Jessica Parker

Wednesday 3rd August

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - the Arts Council announces the beneficiaries of the 'Making Great Art Work' initiative, Grace Jones plays Dublin in September, growing international backlash against Turkey closing-down publishers ...

Tuesday 2nd August

Arts News

with Sarah Binchy - actor James Cordon fears acting is becoming an 'elitist' sport, a gender reboot for 1984 hit film "Mermaid", Donald Trump mocked on The Simpsons 



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