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# Orchestral manoeuvres
National Symphony Orchestra set to transfer from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall
The three RTÉ choirs, the Philharmonic Choir, Cór Linn and Cór na nÓg, will also transfer to the National Concert Hall from 24 January.
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# Jouez
'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland'
Robin Copeland has signed for French Pro D2 club Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente.
# Set to move
Carrigstown is on the move after RTÉ gets green light to relocate Fair City set
The broadcaster is proceeding with the move the set as part of its decision to sell 8.64 acres of land for €107.5m to Cairn Homes.
# Bet on black
Raiders hope Vegas gamble will pay off this week
The NFL has little choice but to approve a third franchise relocation in less than three years.
# sawyer
A mum wrote a moving letter after her son with Down Syndrome was excluded from a party
“The only reason why you decided it was OK to not invite my son to your child’s birthday party is because he has Down Syndrome.”
# moving
There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015
That’s 7.74 million more than 2014.
'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'
A bitter war of words has erupted between the Web Summit and the Taoiseach’s office, but as the finger pointing continues this whole affair smacks of desperation and incompetence, writes Paul Allen.
# Stay or Go?
The Central Bank still doesn't know what to do with its golden ball
The Crann an Oir sculpture was unveiled in 1991 by Charles Haughey.
# greece lightning
Would it work here? - Greece moves to axe austerity
Syriza has been quick off the mark in increasing the minimum wage and reversing the privatisation of State resources.
# The Hassle
12 struggles anyone moving to a new flat understands
Finding a place is only the start of it.
# Jonathan Corrie
There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night
The silent vigil followed the discovery of the body of a homeless man just yards from Leinster House on Monday.
# Empty Seats
Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October
The empty seats are because of Brian Hayes and Luke Ming Flanagan’s election as MEPs.
# moving
Clive James wrote a beautiful poem about dying and it's going viral
The poem has been called “moving” and “beautiful”.
# she's (not) leaving home
Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents
New research suggests that young people were able to leave the family home sooner than ever before after the financial crash.
# that london
Bring potato cakes and a wad of cash: Advice on moving to London
Irish centre in London asks emigrants what tips they would give to those moving to the UK capital.
# anya
This gorgeous film will move you to help abandoned children
The Oscar-nominated Brown Bag Films were moved to spend 14 months creating this gem to support To Russia With Love.
# moving
Eoghan McDermott posts moving video about his own self-harm experience
McDermott was speaking after helping to launch Pieta House’s Darkness Into Light charity run.
# Feelings
Dad captures the first year of his premature baby's life in heartwarming video
Baby Ward was born three and a half months premature.
# Literature
Irish author Colum McCann’s moving ode to Robbie Keane
The Dubliner’s work featured on the latest episode of MLS Insider.
# Ballymun
PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move
The fifteen storey Joeseph Plunkett tower was cleared for demolition last month.
# Shocker
WATCH: Woman's brilliant reaction to moving statue
We don’t know what she was expecting.
# moving
Pat Kenny on revealing his salary: ‘I don’t have to, I’m not going to, that’s the new world!’
The broadcaster said he did not contact Denis O’Brien prior to his appointment, stating “You don’t go into someone and say ‘I’m great, why don’t you hire me’.”
# this is hell
The stages EVERYONE goes through when moving house
There is no question that the experience can be traumatic.
# Pat Kenny
Pat Kenny on his Newstalk move: 'The money is not the overriding factor'
The broadcaster has been speaking to Newstalk about his shock decision to leave RTÉ and join the radio station.
# moving
Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk
The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.
Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'
“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.
# TV3
TV3's Ben Frow to be new programmes director at Channel 5
The TV3 director of programming is moving back to the UK in the new year.
# moving
Is this the end of Linsanity? Knicks star could be off to Houston Rockets.
New York have reportedly failed to match the $25m, three-year deal that has been offered to tempt the point guard to Texas.