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Friday Round Up

Dalai Lama visits Ireland

RTÉ announced the winners of the nationwide art competition, ARTifact, this week. The winners were Hana Hudak, a DIT student from Maynooth in Kildare, Anne McGill from Tyrone, and the students of Lenamore National School in North Kerry, who were very excited to meet RyanTubridy.

Speaking of Mr Tubridy, he will present Graham Norton’s BBC Radio 2 show on Saturday mornings during the Summer.

It’s United v City in the Manchester Derby this Saturday in the FA Cup Semi-Final, KO is at 5:15pm

The itinerary for the Royal Wedding revealed

Congratulations to the winners of the 40th Annual Hennessy Literary Awards; Siobhan Mannion for ‘Lightning Bugs’ (First Fiction), Afric McGlinchey for ‘Do Not Lie To A Lover’ / ‘Under The Heart, A Horseshoe Shape’ (Emerging Poetry) and Eileen Casey for ‘Macaw’ (Emerging Fiction). Siobhan Mannion was named the overall Hennessy New Irish Writer, 2010 and renowned Irish novelist, playwright and poet Sebastian Barry was inducted into the Hennessy Literary Awards Hall of Fame, receiving his award from President McAleese.

ARTifact

This week, RTÉ launched a nationwide art competition: ARTifact. ARTifact asks the public to create artwork based on two themes – ‘RTÉ as part of Irish life’ or ‘RTÉ of the future’. Submissions can be a painting, sculpture, drawing, illustration or photography and the three winning works will be placed at RTÉ’s Donnybrook premises in Dublin. The competition is part of the new RTÉ All Access website, which gives users an inside look at what’s going on throughout RTÉ. To enter, participants must submit a photograph of their completed work to the ARTifact page on www.rte.ie/allaccess by Friday, 18th February. All entries will be judged by a panel of well-known personalities, who will choose the top ten entries. The ten finalists’ work will then be put to public vote on the RTÉ All Access website. The top three entries with the highest votes will be revealed as the winners at an unveiling event in RTÉ in April.

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