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TASTE OF INDIA

Indian

  Feeling a bit adventurous, or just fancy a bit of midweek spice? Then head in to the delicious Diwali Indian restaurant on Dublin's George’s Street. Here you can get some of the best Indian food in the city, and if you go for their early bird special, you can try out new things without splashing the cash. Choose from starters like chicken pakora and sheekh kebab, and mains like chicken … [Read more...]

MEET DESIGNER PETER O’BRIEN IN ARNOTTS THIS SATURDAY

Peter O'Brien

Irish designer Peter O’Brien will be in the ladies-wear department of Arnotts this Saturday afternoon from 12pm – 4pm, offering style advice in relation to his autumn/winter collection Renowned for his simple and elegant designs, love of couture and fine tailoring, his latest collection is an evolution of his first collection with the store and sees an edgier, more trend-driven feel coming … [Read more...]

THE FACIAL

Man Getting a Facial

Facials are equally as beneficial for us guys as they are for our female counterparts - trust me, I've been getting them for years. I aim to go for a facial every four weeks. Sometimes the funds don’t allow it but regular facials are something I feel are vital in the fight against premature skin ageing as they provide skin with that extra anti-ageing care that can’t always be gained from … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

Dannii

Finally, we have another name to add to BBC1’s The Voice judging list! Joining Jessie J will be Pop Idol winner Will Young, a rather surprising choice due to his lack of chart success in recent years but who the hell cares, he has a great voice and he’s easy on the eyes! If rumours are to be believed, the final two judges currently in talks to be signed for the show are Black Eyed Peas … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE OPENING OF THE NEW ELAINE CURTIS BOUTIQUE

Susanne McDonald & Elaine Curtis

Having recently celebrated ten years in business and launching her new online store, www.elainecurtis.ie, Elaine Curtis has been one very busy lady and this week saw her open her new boutique at Exchequer House in Carlow. Followers of the fashion mecca will be only too familiar with the highly anticipated shows Elaine puts on every season but this was an evening for reflection and celebration … [Read more...]

JACKSON’S DOCTOR JAILED FOR FOUR YEARS

Michael Jackson died from a fatal overdose on 25 June 2009

The doctor found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of singer Michael Jackson has been sentenced to four years and three weeks in prison for the crime. Conrad Murray, who earlier this month was found guilty by a jury of the involuntary manslaughter of Mr. Jackson via an overdose of  the anaesthetic propofol, will serve his time in a Los Angeles County Jail and not a state prison. The … [Read more...]

BREIVIK “CRIMINALLY INSANE”

Anders Breivik "criminally insane"

The man responsible for the massacre of 77 people in Norway in July this year was "criminally insane" at the time of the murders, a Norwegian prosecutor has said. The finding means that Anders Behring Breivik may face time in a mental hospital rather than in jail. The prosecutor was speaking after the publishing of a  243-page psychiatric report into Breivik's mental state. The report will be … [Read more...]

MICHELLE STOREY’S X FACTOR VERDICT

Olly

The Daily Update's gossip girl has her claws out for some of last weekend's X Factor performances. I have never wished to be Miss Piggy more in my entire life than when Olly Murs serenaded the popular Muppets character on Sunday night’s X Factor results show! Olly showed the contestants how it’s really done, putting on an energetic performance, coupled with a few well-placed dance moves … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE OPENING NIGHT OF BIG MAGGIE AT THE GAIETY

Keith Duffy and Stephen Mullan

  Keith Duffy took centre stage last week as Druid had the opening night for John B. Keane’s Big Maggie at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. A host of well-known faces turned up to see the popular Boyzone and Corrie star tread the boards alongside actors Aisling O’Sullivan and John Olohan. Money, land and secret sex make for a riveting story in one of John B. Keane’s most popular … [Read more...]

EITHNE KENNY LAID TO REST

Eithne

Eithne Kenny, the mother of Taoiseach Enda Kenny, has been laid to rest in Castlebar, Co. Mayo yesterday. Mrs. Kenny, who died at the age of 93, was buried in Islandeady Cemetery after mass at the Church of The Holy Rosary in Castlebar. She is survived by sons Enda, John, Henry and Kieran and by daughter Marie. At her mass, parish priest Fr. Pat Donnellan said she was "proud as punch" of … [Read more...]