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The national treasure died last night at the age of 82 after a long illness.

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As a new Channel 4 series celebrates the work of Philip K Dick, Ed Power looks at the influence on television and cinema of science fiction’s most singular voice.

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People who make fortunes from bloodshed attended the International Arms Fair in the Docklands, London in their droves. It is time to think: how can we fuck them up?

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'Lose Control' is the second single from rising Irish Stars Wild Youth.

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Top Broadcasters Predict George Hook's Radio Career At Newstalk Is Over

Both Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates, who are gearing up to take over Vincent Browne's late night TV3 current affairs show, believe that George Hook will be forced to hang up his microphone for good at Newstalk.

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Ibrahim Halawa has been acquitted of all charges

Halawa and his three sisters have been acquitted of all charges at their trial today in Cario's special anti-terrorism court.

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The Coronas announce two Christmas shows at the Olympia, Dublin

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Flo McSweeney, Carmel McCreagh, Fiachra Trench to play jazz classics and more in Dublin this weekend

Dublin Jazz Presents: Love... and All That Jazz will see the trio join up in Bagots Hutton Live, Dublin on Saturday, September 23rd. Flo ...

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Lisa Hannigan Announces Irish Tour

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LISTEN: Marilyn Manson releases new song 'KILL4ME'

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Una Keane kickstarts her Irish tour this evening in Dublin

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Student Special - Cult Classics in Film

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Broadcasting Legend Jimmy Magee Has Passed Away

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Shania Twain announces 3Arena date

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Actions Of Aung San Suu Kyi "Deplorable"

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David Bowie Event To Be Streamed Live

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Aminé Announces Button Factory Show

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LISTEN: Morrissey releases new single 'Spent the Day in Bed'

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Baker Boy caps are the autumn trend 2017

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Debut album from Dublin-based electro duo is no Ryanair affair. Former Hot Press graphic designer Paul Woodfull has had an interesting artistic career since leaving this parish ...

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Donald Glover says there should be a mixtape from him and Chance the Rapper

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Live Report: The National at Vicar Street

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Hot Press Track of the Day: Wild Youth's new single 'Lose Control'

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Catherine McGrath Drops New Song & Announces Tour Dates

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Top Broadcasters Predict George Hook's Radio Career At Newstalk Is Over

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PHOTO GALLERY - 'Handmaids' Protest Outside the Dáil

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A new photography exhibition about London's '00s Indie scene by Gregory Nolan to show at Fumbally Exchange

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The Academic to perform at Vicar Street in November

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Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Critiques Rihanna!

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PHOTO GALLERY - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Live at Whelan's

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Verdict is expected to be delivered today in the case of Ibrahim Halawa

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Watch: Björk has released a surreal video for her new single 'The Gate'

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The Coronas announce two Christmas shows at the Olympia, Dublin

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Ryan Gosling Hails Saoirse Ronan As The New Meryl Streep

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Jack B Yeats' Collection To Go Under The Hammer At Sotheby’s

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U2 Concert Cancelled Over Safety Concerns

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Jerry Fish will bring The Songs and Tall Tales of Jerry Fish to the Project Arts Centre for 2017 Dublin Fringe Festival

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SOULÉ Drops New Single 'What Do You Know'

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Blues Rock band Crojayn conquer Leaving Cert to release sophomore EP

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The Westport Arts Festival 2017 programme has been revealed

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Trendy: White is the new black

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The National top the Irish Charts

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Behind the Scenes at the Rob Kearney Photo Shoot

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Asian food: now with all the colours of the rainbow

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The Swing Cats Unveil New Feel Good Video Ahead of Olympia Show

The Irish swing band are going from strength to strength and show no signs of slowing down as they release a new music video, details on their upcoming ...

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Listen: The Killers sample Brian Eno on new track 'Some Kind of Love'

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Rob Kearney Supports Repealing The 8th Amendment

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The Message - George Hook and the Culture of Rape

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Kygo collaboration with U2 finally drops

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Hot Press Track of the Day: The Burma release new single 'Sucker For Stars'

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Newstalk has suspended George Hook

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Frank Carter Bravely Opens Up About Mental Health Problems

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Sampha Wins Mercury Prize

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