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1|theatre|LOVE, PEACE AND ROBBERY

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Robert Downey Jr hasn't ruled out another 'Iron Man' film — and who could blame him? He's been named as Hollywood's top earner — for the second time.

Downey may be back in new ‘Iron Man’ film

Robert Downey Jr hasn’t ruled out another ‘Iron Man’ film — and who could blame ...

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Movie Reviews: Hercules

Hercules ***
Earth to Echo ***
The House of Magic *** This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Books for children

Taking Flight, by Sheena Wilkinson (Little Island; €9.99) Fifteen-year-old Declan lives with his wastrel ...

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Happy Are The Happy

Yasmina Reza
Harvill Secker, €21.50;
ebook, €11.99
Review: Mary Ann Pickford ...

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The Third Wife

Lisa Jewell
Century, €15.99;
ebook, £1.99
Review: Hannah Stephenson

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Cop Town

Karin Slaughter
Century, €18.75;
ebook, €12.99
Review: Roddy Brooks

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The Diary of Mary Travers

Eibhear Walsh
Somerville Press, €14.99
Review: Colette Sheridan

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Invisible

James Patterson and David Ellis
Century, £18.99;
ebook. £6.44

Review: ...

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Summer House With Swimming Pool

Herman Koch
Atlantic Books, €11.24;
ebook, €8.11

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The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster 1872-1948

Terence Dooley
Four Courts Press, €24.95,
ebook €22.13

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The Woman and the Rabbit

Michael Feeney Callan
Pentheum Press, €12.99
Review: Val Nolan

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Last Irish show for Pip and Dan

SCROOBIUS PIP sounds surprisingly upbeat as he contemplates the imminent demise of his collaboration ...

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Scene and Heard: Beyonce may be writing for ’Shades’ soundtrack

MUSIC NEWS: Beyoncé has posted a short teaser trailer for the upcoming 50 Shades Of Grey movie ...

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Damien Dempsey predicts it’s all good at the moment

Though he may have a sixth sense, Michelle Cooney finds musician Damien Dempsey is still very present ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Crain’s creativity is rooted in her culture

Ed Power talks to American songwriter Samantha Crain about her work This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Fun musical also hits a serious social note

As well as "the bubblegum-style sixties fun of the show," Hairspray, the musical, has a strong anti-racist ...

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Protest singer Kahn is in tune with ‘the working man’

Si Kahn says his music career began as a hobby. He is also a union activist.

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Cape Town Opera’s Show Boat - Song walk to freedom

Cape Town Opera’s production of Show Boat is a powerful commentary on race and rights — and ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Lots of goodwill for Skibb arts festival

Running an arts festival in these tough economic times is challenging, says Declan McCarthy, one of the ...

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