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THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

Jonathan and charlotte

Following in the second place footsteps of Susan Boyle, this year’s Britain’s Got Talent runners-up, opera singers Charlotte Jaconelli and Jonathon Antonine, have signed a record deal with Simon Cowell! The pair are due to release an album on September 3rd. Speaking about the happy news, Charlotte said; “This is a dream come true for us. Never for a second did we think auditioning for … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: THE HISTORY OF THE COCKTAIL

Cocktails

Some like them shaken, whilst others prefer them stirred, but could you imagine a world absent of a cheeky little evening cocktail? The Sex and The City girls would be perched at the bar, sipping on an ice cold Guinness in replacement, whilst the olive would lie lonely nearby, not a martini in sight to float in! The official definition of the word cocktail is as follows: “an iced drink of … [Read more...]

BETH DITTO FOR MAC

MAC Beth Ditto

The much-anticipated M∙A∙C Beth Ditto collection hits MAC stores and counters tomorrow, June 1st for four weeks only. The Gossip singer teamed up with the cosmetics label to launch a 25-piece collection; which is as full of colour as you'd expect from the ballsy, punk-pop singer and boasts vibrant shades of nail polish, eyeliner and lipstick. You can see some of the products being applied … [Read more...]

BEACH STYLE: CHECK OUT PENNEYS’ SUPER-HOT SUMMER 2012 SWIMWEAR COLLECTION

Bracelets €3 in store early March, Chiffon ring Kaftan €7 in store early April, Foil print bandeau bikini 12 in store end March, Twist control suit €12 in stores March

Heading off on holiday in the coming months? Or maybe, like us, you’re hoping for a tropical Irish summer for a change (hey, we can live in hope!). Well we reckon a trip to Penneys is essential after feasting our eyes on the gorgeous summer 2012 swimwear collection! Penneys has become a one stop shop for holiday essentials. From beach bags and towels, to hats, flip flops and even sun cream, … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE JAMESON CULT FILM CLUB IN CORK

Julie Nyhan ,Neasa Cotter and Monique Howlett

The Jameson Cult Film Club made its debut in Cork last week with a screening of gangster flick, Snatch at the Cork City Hall. Cork City Hall was completely transformed in to a series of sets from the film; including an open trailer park and a boxing ring, as characters from the movie greeted guests and re-enacted famous scenes from the movie live on stage. Throughout the screening, live … [Read more...]

ALERNATIVE NEW YORK: THE QUIRKIER SIDE OF THE BIG APPLE

New York main

A selection of less-obvious things to do in the city that never sleeps   Hang out with the cool kids at the city’s summer festivals Leave the jazz hands at Broadway this summer and head out to NY’s outdoor music, film and fringe events instead. The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) takes place from August 10th – 26th, the New York International Film Festival runs … [Read more...]

THE GLAM PRIX BEAUTY EVENT AT ARNOTTS

Estee Lauder

Beauty pit stops this June Bank Holiday weekend   To celebrate the arrival of Formula 1 to the streets of Dublin over the June Bank Holiday weekend, Arnotts is hosting a Glam Prix across the fashion and beauty departments from Thursday May 31rd until Sunday June 3rd during the weekend of the Bavaria City Racing Festival. The Arnotts Beauty Hall will turn into a Beauty Pit-Stop race … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

Lady GaGa

Not one to play by the rules, Lady GaGa has cancelled her sold out performance in Indonesia following threats of violence from Islamists towards the singer due to her sexy clothes and provocative dance moves, saying they would corrupt the youth. In true GaGa style, she tweeted the news on her Twitter page, saying; “We had to cancel the concert in Indonesia. I'm so very sorry to the fans & [I … [Read more...]

FREE EURO 2012 PREVIEW EVENT IN DUBLIN TOMORROW!

Euro 2012

  The soccer buzz is definitely at fever pitch level with the distant sounds of Ole! Ole! Ole! gathering momentum daily, and on Thursday, May 31st Dublin’s Café en Seine will host a free Euro 2012 Preview sponsored by Carlsberg. The illustrious panel of experts will include; former Republic of Ireland and Liverpool player and current Match of the Day pundit, Mark Lawrenson and … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE IRISH PREMIERE OF SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN

Pippa O Connor, Faith Barnett and Ruth Griffin

  The newly opened Odeon Cinema at The Point Village Dublin was the place to be last week for the Irish premiere screening of Snow White and the Huntsman. The cinema foyer was transformed in to a magical forest, where guests enjoyed champagne, cupcakes and popcorn, as well as make-up tips and tricks courtesy of Ken Boylan Makeup / Play. Charlene McKenna and fellow Raw actress … [Read more...]