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President Michael D Higgins with Kate O’Toole, daughter of Peter O’Toole, at London’s Old Vic theatre yesterday for  a celebration of Peter O’Toole’s life and work. Photograph: Simon Annand

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British film director Steve McQueen (left)  with the star of his film 12 Years A Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor. Photograph: Reuters

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