Manfred Eicher: one of the most influential figures in contemporary jazz

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President of France Francois Hollande attends The National Tribute to The Victims of The Paris Terrorist Attacks at Les Invalides in Paris. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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NCH chairman Gerry Kearney, Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys and NCH chief executive Simon Taylor with Martin Hayes (fiddle) and Dennis Cahill (guitar) at the launch of Imagining Home

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Ashford Castle in winter

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Eoin Fleming, winner of the Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Award. Fleming is a sixth-year student at St MacDara’s Community College, Templeogue, Dublin

(...) the 2015 Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Award, Ireland’s largest classical competition for secondary(...)

Cork woman Grainne Foley, whose baby had growth restrictions in the womb, and stroke survivor Paul Lambe, at a conference on clinical trials at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

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Lauren Muccioli in Ballet Ireland’s Coppélia

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