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Celebrity -- As Britney Spears goes to court, what is a conservatorship and what does it mean for the pop star's life?

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TV News - 'It's compelling... but we have a grave responsibility' – Fair City folk move from Carrigstown to court this week

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TV Reviews - Premium - TV review: Aerobics dramedy 'Physical' is yet another rotten Apple TV offering

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TV News - Premium - If there's one thing the Irish know how to do well... it's reality TV

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TV News - 'Caroline, I hope we do you proud' - Laura Whitmore remembers Caroline Flack as cast for new Love Island season revealed

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Music News - 'This has dragged on too long, we are desperate' – Michael Flatley calls for reopening of entertainment industry

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TV Reviews - Premium - 'We brought Sophie to the fore' - why makers of Netflix's Sophie: A Murder in West Cork wanted to keep focus on victim

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TV News -- 'The whole story is a tragedy' – Ian Bailey watched Jim Sheridan's Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary

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Movie News -- Irish teenager cast alongside Olivia Colman in leading Hollywood movie role

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Music -- Billie Eilish 'appalled and embarrassed' by Asian slur in old clip

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TV Reviews - Premium - TV review: Murder at the Cottage is compelling for its rawness, but so many crucial questions remain unanswered

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The Simpsons episode that ruined the show for good

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Opinion - Premium - Stefanie Preissner - Opinion - Watching the Friends reunion evoked a powerful nostalgia in me that was like a vaccine for the soul

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Guggi on surviving a brush with death: 'I didn't feel an ounce of fear. There were far greater forces at work'

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The rise of TikTok — and its dark side

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Entertainment - "The fear of doing comedy as a woman is huge" – Derry Girl Louisa Harland on the hit show and her new vampire film

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Gilbert O'Sullivan opens up on his career, crippling shyness, meeting Van Morrison and avoiding Paul McCartney

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Game Of Thrones fans can take a seat on the Iron Throne in London

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60 Minutes release documentary on Australians waking up with 'Irish accents'

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Cork woman gets recognition for incredible Maura Higgins impersonation

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Netflix releases trailer for Sophie: A Murder in West Cork

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Weinstein extradition to California approved by judge

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Book Reviews -- Holding Her Breath review: Eimear Ryan's story of a student haunted by her grandfather's suicide is a moving debut

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Radio -- Radio reviews: Symbiotic Sundays in the interconnected media maze

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TV Reviews -- Eoghan Rice's week on TV: Mare of Easttown is gripping to the end

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Radio -- Larissa Nolan on radio: Doireann, Donncha and Carl's giggling new breakfast line-up is an aural assault of inanity

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Movie Reviews - A Quiet Place Part 2 review: Emily Blunt's horror sequel worth going back to the cinema for

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Books - Bloomsday – how a literary libel trial sowed seeds for the much-loved tradition - While we can't be certain when and where the idea to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ulysses first occurred, what we can be sure of is that Bloomsday took place 12 weeks after Patrick Kavanagh's libel trial against The Leader.

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Opinion -- Author Anna McPartlin: 'Storytelling has filled the void that infertility left in me. Books are my creation' -- We were in the consultant's office, it was small, I remember white walls, our consultant in a chair opposite, a small table between her and my husband Donal and I. He had his head down, face to the floor.

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Books -- Best-selling author James Patterson on his literary double act with Bill Clinton -- The President's Daughter is a big book. Big physically – 595 pages – but also in the statement it makes. On the cover, two names demand attention: Bill Clinton and James Patterson. This is the second book Patterson, now 74, has written with the former US president. The first, The President is Missing, was published in 2018.

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Book Reviews -- Should We Stay or Should We Go: Life-and-death pact is about the journey, not the final destination -- Some books become so popular that the lucky author can thereafter churn out any old cobblers, confident in the knowledge that it will be published and find an audience. Lionel Shriver never took that easy route.

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Joseph Knox: 'What if there's a terrible crime and no hero to solve it?'

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Andrew Doyle, the man behind Titania McGrath: 'Freedom of speech is slipping away'

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New Irish Writing -- The Strength by Brendan Fahy -- It's a bright morning in the springtime and myself and Nora are chatting over the breakfast — thick slices of her brown bread and a jar of her raspberry jam. There's a bit of tea left in the big blue pot under the knitted cosy but we won't finish it. We never do. It'll sit there all day under our noses until we clear it away for dinner.

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New Irish Writing -- Poems by Milena Williamson -- Milena is from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She is pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's University Belfast. She won the 2018 Mairtín Crawford poetry award and the 2020 'Streetcake Magazine' experimental writing poetry prize. Her poetry has been published on RTÉ and in 'Oxford Poetry', 'Blackbox Manifold', 'Hold Open the Door', and 'Poetry Ireland Review' among others. Find out more at www.milenawilliamson.com.

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