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    with Alan Corr - theatre lights were dimmed last night on Broadway in memory of playwright Brian Friel, nominations for Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender for Screen Actors Guild awards, Forbes magazine reveal the Highest Earning Musicians for 2015

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    with Alan Corr - Abbey Theatre issues an update on its gender balance policy, reviews are good for Enda Walsh/David Bowie musical "Lazarus", sections of wall at U2's Windmill Lane studios all to be sold for charity

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - two new Irish films to premiere at Sundance Film Festival, a record number of authors in the UK apply to the Society of Authors for emergency funding, Jack Reynor auditioning to play a young Han Solo in Star Wars spin-off movie

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish films 'Brooklyn' and 'Room' win international awards, Hollywood to have it's own 'Waking The Feminists' moment, Morrissey wins 2015's Bad Sex Award for his debut novel 'List Of The Lost'

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Poldark star Irish actor Aidan Turner in cast of BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None", music streaming service Spotify reveals their most successful stars, Thom Yorke not happy with You Tube

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish Book Awards took place last night, Adele confirms concerts in Ireland next spring, winners announced of Storyland competition for original television drama 

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    with Abie Philbin Bowman - two unique albums on sale by Ringo Starr and Wu Tang Clan, dispute over publishing rights to The Diary of Anne Frank, Nazi-themed ads for an Amazon Prime series banned in New York 

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    with Alan Corr - television series "50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy" wins an Emmy, Hollywood box office flops of the year announced, Dorothy's dress from The Wizard of Oz sells for €1.56m at auction

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    with Alan Corr - U2 promise to put on their 'best shows' in re-scheduled concerts in Paris next month, 'How Was Your Day' wins best Irish short at Foyle Film Festival, Barack Obama to feature on new Coldplay album

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    with Alan Corr - remembering the attacks on Paris one week on, hopes for Irish wins at Mercury Music Prize 

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