October 28th, 2013

Game of Thrones star backs Pittsburgh Irish theatre

Shelley Marsden King Joffrey Baratheon, in HBO’s Game of Thrones, is one nasty piece of work. But the actor that plays him, Jack Gleeson, clearly isn’t. Gleeson, 21, was in Pittsburgh to help raise funds for [...]

Geldof opens up on her ‘traumatic pregnancies’

Shelley Marsden Peaches Geldof has spoken frankly about her “traumatic pregnancies” on the Saturday Night Show on RTÉ One. The TV presenter told host Brendan O’Connor last Saturday: “I had two quite traumatic pregnancies. With my [...]

Musical great Lou Reed dead at 71

By Shelley Marsden Lou Reed has died in New York at the age of 71. Bono once said from the stage that “Every song we’ve ever written was a rip-off of a Lou Reed song”.  He [...]

For the poets, lovers and dreamers

Shelley Marsden speaks to musical troubadour Sean Taylor about Kilburn, Ireland and missing home… Kilburn resident and talented bluesman Sean Taylor, whose mother hails from Navan, has opened for artists like John Fogerty, Neville Brothers, Tom [...]