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PHOTO GALLERY - RHA’s Hennessy Lost Fridays​

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It was 40 years ago today: Niall Stokes on his memories of The Clash at Trinity College

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White Man In The Student Bar

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Justin Timberlake to headline 52nd Super Bowl

Set to take place on Sunday February 4th 2018, the game will be held at the U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota. This will be the third time Timberlake has performed at the Super ...

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Danny O'Brien to play three Irish shows this November and December

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Metropolis Festival 2017 releases breakdown of After Party shows across Dublin

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Listen: Bob Dylan pays tribute to Tom Petty by covering 'Learning To Fly'

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Co-Founder Of Marilyn Manson Band Has Died

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Pink becomes first solo female artist to top the Irish Charts in 2017

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Album Review: The Tragedy of Dr. Hannigan, Fawkes Ache

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Hot Press meets one of Dublin's finest emerging acts, Fontaines

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Jah Wobble: On Public Image Ltd, working with The Edge, and returning to Dublin

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Cork Film Festival reveals full programme for 2017

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Check out what's coming to Netflix this weekend

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Kevin Branigan’s Bay Broadcasting Buys Out Radio Nova Partners

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PlayersXpo to extend its daily sessions ahead of next week's event

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Ibrahim Halawa Is Finally Released From Prison

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Hermitage Green debut cracking new EP Gold & Rust

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