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London gets ready for St. Patrick’s Day 2017

Irish people in Britain get ready for St Patrick’s Day Adam Shaw looks at the parties, parades and celebrations lined up across London as the Irish get ready to turn the country green in March London will host a three-day St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza this year to celebrate the contribution of the Irish to the capital. […]

How to tame the frizz

Frizz Taming can be the only way to go for humidity sensitive hair Frizz is caused by changing humidity levels, which makes each hair strand expand and reshape. Extreme weather, such blazing sunshine and humidity to a constant drizzle or thunderstorms such as we have been experiencing in recent weeks, can make it hard to […]

Kit Harington’s Jon Snow character is inspiring man-perms

Actor Kit Harington’s long and curly locks have encouraged thousands of male fans to perm their hair. The hunky 29-year-old old star plays Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, on HBO network’s hit fantasy show Game of Thrones, and celebrity stylist Diana Schmidtke has seen the demand for chemical hair curling treatments increase […]

Celebrating the musical ties that bind our countries

  Michael McDonagh on last Friday night’s Imagining Ireland at the Royal Festival Hall Imagining Ireland, ‘a musical conversation between Ireland and England, through the songs of the last hundred years’, was introduced respectfully and with a droll sense of humour by RTE’s John Kelly, who got the tone right from the very start. He […]

No Shortage of Irish Shorts

Irish Film London is bringing 15 Irish short films to the capital on Sunday 13th March This free showcase forms a satellite event of the Mayor of London’s St. Patrick’s Festival and Parade, which takes place on Trafalgar Square on the same day. Watch the trailer for the festival here: St. Patrick’s Day Film Festival […]

Mad Max: Fury Road and The Danish Girl lead Costume Designers Guild winners

Style experts for movies including Mad Max: Fury Road and The Danish Girl were honoured for their work at the 2016 Costume Designers Guild Awards in February 2016 Jenny Beavan scored the Excellence in Fantasy Film for her designs in the road action movie, which stars Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron, just weeks after her […]

Aidan Turner and David Tennant to compete for National Television Award

Irish actor Aidan Turner and David Tennant will compete against each other for the top acting prize at Britain’s National Television Awards. The Hobbit star and the former Doctor Who have earned nods for Drama Performance for their roles in Poldark and crime drama Broadchurch respectively, and they will also go up against Sheridan Smith […]

Christina ‘Noble’ to hit screens in February

‘Noble’ will finally be seen in UK cinemas this February as UK distribution deal is agreed with Miracle Communications Noble captures the remarkable true life story of Christina Noble who, despite having a poor and troubled childhood, and equally difficult growth into adulthood, went on to help tens of thousands of orphaned children in Vietnam, […]

Act now to catch these great ferry bargains

Exploring Ireland in autumn/winter should be on every- one’s short break to-do list. The vivid reds, oranges and golds transform a country better known for its forty shades of green into an autumnal treat for the senses and the soul. Getting to Ireland from Britain has never been easier or more affordable and Stena Line […]

Wilde and Sexy Chekhov

By David Hennessy Charm Offensive, the theatre company of award-winning Armagh director Gavin McAlinden returned to Theatro Technis with three new productions. The company performed a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband along with Three Sisters and the Seagull by Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov. An Ideal Husband 4 stars Particularly relevant ahead of […]

What’s on at the Irish Film Festival London

The festival launches last night, with six UK premieres across the capital, lectures and Q&As there’s something for every Irish film fan. Check out our guide here

Striking Gold

David Hennessy talks to the actor David Wilmot about those controversial comments by his director on The Guard and Calvary, John Michael McDonagh

Shining a light on rural Ireland

Shelley Marsden looks at award-winning playwright Fiona Doyle’s Coolatully which addresses emigration and male suicide in modern Ireland

Hacking it

By David Hennessy In the wake of the furore over the hacking and leaking of naked pictures of celebrities, The Royal Court will be tackling another current issue with their new play Teh Internet is Serious Business, with hacking being its subject. After meeting each other on the website 4Chan around 2006, a group realised […]

This Sharma man

Bisson’s Emmerdale character Jai Sharma is currently dealing with the prospect of his sister’s arranged marriage

In the June 21 Irish World

Susan Lohan of Adoption Rights Alliance calls for a wide scope of the forthcoming mother and baby homes inquiry in the wake of the discovery of a mass grave on the grounds of a former home for unmarried mothers in Tuam. Susan wants the Magdalene Laundries and county homes also included or else “we would […]

Eason’s Top 10 ‘fatherisms’ for Father’s Day

Newsagents releases its own homage to Father’s Day

Truth and recrimination

By David Hennessy “There is still a lot of anger and fear and ignorance of each other’s communities there under the surface even though it’s massively improved,” begins Belfast actor Patrick O’Kane, one of the stars of a new story about truth and forgiveness in Belfast from renowned Northern Irish playwright, Owen McCafferty. In Quietly, […]

Stars attend a glamorous IFTA awards

Jamie Dornan and Michael Fassbender among celebs to hit the red carpet

Paul Rudd and acting friends visit Donegal

Anchorman star explores Donegal

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