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WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER?

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Director: Mark Mylod Writers: Gabrielle Allan and Jennifer Crittenden(screenplay), based on the novel 20 Times a Lady by Karyn Bosnak Stars: Anna Faris, Chris Evans and Ari Graynor What do you do when a Marie Claire article tells you that you're less likely to get married based on a certain number of bed partners? Why, you make sure not to hit that number on penalty of being a … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

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      You'd think winning the coveted prize of presenting the US X Factor would be enough to put anybody in a permanently good mood, note that this rule does NOT apply to Steve Jones! The Welsh presenter recently appeared on Piers Morgan tonight to discuss his recent win in the occupation lotto, but what started as a friendly chat, turned sour very fast! Speaking on his … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF HOMEMADE BY CLODAGH AT ARNOTTS

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Chef Clodagh McKenna officially launched her 'Homemade by Clodagh' restaurants at Arnotts earlier this week with an invite-only party for her family, close friends and members of the press. Among those in attendance were chef and Masterchef star Dylan McGrath and designer Peter O'Brien, who along with nearly 250 guests were treated to a range of sample items from the menu, including Wild … [Read more...]

LONDON CALLING

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The lowdown on London Fashion Week 2012 So London Fashion Week has come to a close and it looks like two dominant trends are coming through for 2012. It may seem a tad early to be talking about next summer but in fashion terms we are already half way there, as high street stores will start taking their design cues and giving us their versions before Christmas is even behind us. Being armed … [Read more...]

WRIST ACTION

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For me, aside from clothes, watches are the one way a guy can have a bit of fun with accessories. Not just for telling the time, I like to wear a different watch to match my mood, my style or to suit specific occasions. From smart and dressy, to bright, colourful and trendy, you can never have too many watches. Swatch has teamed up with artistic toy and lifestyle brand Kidrobot, to create … [Read more...]

BIN YOUR BRAS FOR BREAST CANCER

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With tomorrow marking the start of October and, as such, the start of breast cancer awareness month, I thought I would give a mention to the one-of-a-kind initiative that Curves will be running. The Irish owned fitness franchise will be asking women all over Ireland to donate their unwanted bras in order to raise much needed funds for Action Breast Cancer. The bras will be collected in … [Read more...]

MCGUINNESS “INAPPROPRIATE” FOR ÁRAS

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Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said that Sinn Féin presidential candidate, Martin McGuinness, is not suitable to run for the position of president as he was an "inappropriate" person for the role. Mr. Shatter was speaking in reply to a question posited to him at an EU meeting, about whether Mr. McGuinness would be a suitable person to control the Irish Defence Forces. He refused to … [Read more...]

HSE SICK DAYS COSTING STATE UP TO €60 MILLION

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Figures have shown that the cost of absences within one region of the Health Service Executive (HSE) have reached €60 million per annum. The HSE has admitted that the rate of illnesses in the HSE West region total almost €5 million a month. These absences include sickness, maternity leave, long term absence and unexplained absence. While absences have improved in other areas of the … [Read more...]

CALENDER GIRLS

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Looking for a cheap but thoughtful gift idea? Then look no further than Boots, whose photo desk can make you up a personalized calendar in the blink of an eye. Just give in twelve photos of whatever you want; your friends, family, boyfriend, and for just €15.99, you get a calendar that will make you smile every time you change month. Much better than a dodgy Cliff Richard one … [Read more...]

WRIST CANDY

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I am to watches, what Imelda Marcos is to shoes; I just can’t get enough of them. Not just for telling the time, I like to wear a different watch to match my mood, my style or to suit specific occasions. From smart and dressy, to bright, colourful and trendy, you can never have too many watches. Swatch has teamed up with artistic toy and lifestyle brand Kidrobot, to create Kidrobot for … [Read more...]