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87TH ACADEMY Awards Winners...
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People are making their anger felt about the DUP's desire to add anti-gay clause to equality laws that would allow businesses to refuse service to lesbian, gay, and bi people. Today ... READ MORE

Ed Sheeran returns to summit of Irish Albums Chart

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Ed Sheeran's Croke Park shows sell out

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The Debate Over Black History Month

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Lee Will Rock You: Chris Ahern looks back

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LISTEN: Noel Gallagher's new album now streaming

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