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SHUTTERBUG AT THE TV3 SPRING/SUMMER SCHEDULE LAUNCH

Roz Purcell and Noel Cunningham

  Dublin's Convention Centre was the place to be last week as TV3 hosted a sparkling bash to unveil their new spring/summer schedule. A host of TV3 stars were in attendance, including the Xpose girls, Colette Fitzpatrick, Sinead Desmond, Vincent Browne, the Midday team, Mark Cagney and the Tallafornia girls. Music on the night was provided by Roy Seven. For social snaps click on the … [Read more...]

TV3 SPRINGS FORWARD

Dallas

Frances Winston on TV3’s spring/summer schedule.   Television viewers are in for a treat this spring if TV3 have anything to do about it. Although spring is traditionally a time when viewing figures drop slightly across all channels, thanks to the longer evenings, TV3 are hoping to buck that trend by giving audiences the “Big Week”. As the title implies the independent broadcaster … [Read more...]

FREE EYEBROW THREADING AT THE BODY SHOP ALL DAY TODAY!

Eyebrow Threading

In support of the Irish Cancer Society, The Body Shop Ireland will be offering free eyebrow threading all day today to raise vital funds for the charity. This service is available in Republic of Ireland stores only and is limited to one threading per customer. No booking necessary, simply walk in to your nearest store. Donations can be made at your own discretion. … [Read more...]

THE SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS – WHO WORE WHAT!

SAGs

From thigh-high slits to skin-baring cut-outs there was no shortage of sultry style at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night. Hollywood’s A-list swapped plunging necklines for more unexpected skin-revealing accents. While some, like Lea Michele in Versace, turned up the sex appeal by showing more than a little leg, others, like Kyra Sedgwick in Pucci and Glee star Jayma Mays in sparkly … [Read more...]

BOOKWORM TUESDAY

INTIMATE ADVENTURES OF A LONDON CALL GIRL

The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl As a nation, we don’t really like talking about sex. In fact the slightest mention of the word can cause cheeks to flame bright red! I must admit that I tried my best to hide this book somewhere in between my more conservative purchases at the book store, hoping not to be exposed by the sales assistant as some sort of sex maniac. So cling to … [Read more...]

FACE LIFT

Origins Firming Cream

  Last night I used the last of my Origins Youthtopia-Lift Firming Cream and I must say, I’ll miss it! New findings show that age, stress, fatigue and the loss of hyaluronic acid can cause skin to lose its volume and contours.  Consequently, the face can appear hollow and undefined as deep folds, creases and sagging skin start to appear.  Youthtopia-Lift Firming Cream promises to … [Read more...]

THOUSANDS OF WORKERS OWED PRSI REFUND

Department of Social Protection

Tens of thousands of Irish workers are due a refund on PRSI contributions, following an overcharging of workers who earned under €26,000 a year in the year 2010. The overcharge occurred when those who earned under €26,000 in that year made over €500 in a week. In that instance, the health levy applied automatically doubled from 2 per cent to 4 per cent. The number of people earning … [Read more...]

WOMAN IN HOLDALL KILLED NEAR SCENE OF DISCOVERY

Garda Crest

A Malawian woman, whose body was found in a holdall bag in Dublin on Sunday, may have been killed near to where her body was discovered, Gardaí believe. It has been confirmed that the young woman, who has been positively identified by Gardaí but who cannot be named because Gardaí are still attempting to trace her family, died of asphyxiation. A plastic bag was over her head when she was … [Read more...]

CHARM SCHOOL

Thomas Sabo2

Frances Winston on the new Thomas Sabo jewellery collection. Top jewellery line Thomas Sabo has been in existence less than 30 years but in that time it has changed the face of the silver jewellery market. Named after its founder, it was one of the first silver jewellery ranges to market itself as a brand in its own right. Wildly popular all over Europe, where its watches and fabulously … [Read more...]

END OF SEASON SALE

American Apparel

For the best in hipster fashion, American Apparel is the place to go. With skintight leotards and sheer, well, everything, it’s not a shop for the faint of heart, but for any quirky fashionista it is a treasure trove of cool. But, unfortunately, the prices can  be q little steep for those of us feeling the pinch. So, now is definitely the time to check out American Apparel, because it’s their … [Read more...]