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HOPELESSLY DEVOTED: GET YOUR GREASE ON!

Grease Sandy main

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will be well aware by now that pastels and ice-cream hues are going to be EVERYWHERE for the next few months. While there have been many comparisons, descriptions and an array of metaphors used to describe the trend, there is one glaringly obvious one I haven’t heard used yet: “Why, it’s Grease Lightning!” Seriously, I don’t mean that in … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE VANITY FAIR OSCARS AFTER-PARTY

Cameron Diaz and Kate Hudson

  It was a star-studded affair last Sunday night at the Sunset Tower in LA, where Vanity Fair hosted their annual Oscars after-party. Famed for being ultra-exclusive and very private, the Vanity Fair shindig is always the most popular among Hollywood’s A-list because they can really let their hair down and party. And judging by some of our pics, that’s’ exactly what they did this … [Read more...]

THE PROPOSAL: WILL HE SAY YES THIS LEAP YEAR?

Woman proposing to man

This week, our inbox was flooded with press releases regarding leap year, the fact women can propose to men on February 29th and even products required for ‘The Big Proposal’! A recent survey by PopCap Games of Irish men and women in relationships revealed that 42% of men would say yes if their girlfriend proposed, only 23% of women think their boyfriend would say yes unconditionally, 15% … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

Katherine Jenkins

Opera singer Katherine Jenkins must have made a lasting impression on the big wigs at Dancing with the Stars when she performed on the show back in 2011, as she’s returning, bigger and better this year as a contestant! Katherine will take part in the talent show with a whole bunch of other people I’ve never heard of to win the coveted Dancing with the Stars trophy. Considering the show has … [Read more...]

LUSCIOUS LILY

Diorissimo by Dior

Lily of the Valley has always been a loved fragrance of mine. Soft and sweet, I adore the way with certain movements I can catch the scent I am wearing. Diorissimo by Dior captures the true essence of Lily of the Valley but adds a grown up edge. A classic in the Dior fragrance line, Diorissimo was first launched in the 1950s and is still going strong. A light and clear fragrance with a powdery … [Read more...]

TWO ON TRIAL FOR MURDER OF POLISH MAN IN COOLOCK

The trial in the Central Criminal Court is expected to take three weeks

Two men have begun trial for the murder of 27-year-old Polish man Lukasz Rzeszutko who was beaten to death in Coolock in 2010 as he made his way to work. Martin Morgan (20) of Tonlegee Road, Raheny and Stephen Byrne (18) from St Donagh's Road, Donaghmede have both pleaded not guilty to the murder. The accused were 19 and 17 at respectively at the time of the alleged murder. Mr. Rzeszutko … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT CREATE YOUR NIGHT’S THIRD BIRTHDAY PARTY

Keith Duffy and Claire Malone

  Dublin's glitterati were out in force last Thursday night  to toast Claire Malone on the third birthday of her event business, Create Your Night in Lillie’s Bordello nightclub on Grafton Street. The night included entertainment from the Controversial All-Stars and the wild antics of hilarious hit new comedy duo NYPD. Celebrity guests included Keith Duffy, actor Liam Cunningham and … [Read more...]

BOOKWORM TUESDAY

The Governor John Lonergan

The Governor by John Lonergan The Governor was a book I originally chose in order to complete another mundane college assignment and figured if I Googled a summary and flipped past a few pages, that would constitute as reading it, right? Little did I know that after reading the first page I would be hooked! The Governor is a self-told story by John Lonergan, a man involved in the Irish … [Read more...]

BEAUTY COURSES AT THE WAVERLEY ACADEMY

Young woman getting massage from female hands

Have you ever thought about a career in beauty? Or perhaps you fancy picking up some skills in a specific area such as make-up artistry, hairdressing, beauty therapy or nail technology. If so, the Waverley Academy should be added to your list of potential beauty colleges. With five locations in Dublin and Cork, the Waverley Academy is an internationally accredited training academy offering a … [Read more...]

FIRE ON COSTA CONCORDIA’S SISTER SHIP

Costa Allegra (Source: AP File Photo)

The sister ship of the recently sunk cruise liner the Costa Concordia has been set adrift after a fire took place on board the ship. More than 1,0oo people were aboard the Costa Allegra when a fire began near the generators in the engine room. None of the people aboard were injured and firefighters managed to bring the blaze under control and extinguish it. The cause of the fire is so far … [Read more...]