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SHOWBIZ BUZZ – CHERYL COLE & WILL.I.AM CAR CRASH

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Apocalypse now very nearly hit our shores as the nation’s sweetheart Cheryl Cole, and the world’s sweetheart Will.i.am, were involved in car crash; with both emerging shaken and with bloody noses. The pair were leaving a recording studio at 3am and were on their way for a McDonald’s (who’d of known) when driver Will crashed into a parked car. Asked about the crash in a radio interview, … [Read more...]

ROCKING THE TRENDS: HOW TO CARRY LAST SEASON’S TRENDS IN TO AUTUMN/WINTER 2012

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The phrase "those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it" doesn't apply in fashion; we're not repeating it, we're re-inventing it. So in the spirit of entering autumn, I'm bringing you tips on how to reinvent the spring/summer trends of 2012, which will see you through the darker months - take that, recession! Pastels: - Paintbox colours are not only for the five days of sunshine … [Read more...]

THE DAILY UPDATE AT THE MOVIES: A FEW BEST MEN

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Directed by: Stephen Elliot Starring: Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall, Kevin Bishop, Laura Brent, Olivia Newton-John, Rebel Wilson Ever since the success of Wedding Crashers and more recently The Hangover and Bridesmaids, we have been inundated with wedding-themed films and, as the title suggests, this is yet another. An Australian/British co-production, this comedy sees English lad David … [Read more...]

BUDGET VS BLOWOUT: TESCO WISDOM UTLIMATE EYE LIFT CREAM AND PHILOSOPHY EYE HOPE TRIED AND TESTED

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They say the eyes are the windows to the soul – they’re also one of the first parts of your face that will show signs of ageing. The skin under the eye is more delicate than on the rest of your face and therefore needs special attention. Also, no matter how good the rest of your skin looks, if you are suffering from dark circles or eye bags you will automatically look exhausted. Therefore … [Read more...]

CELEBRITY HEARTS: WHO’S LOVED UP AND WHO’S LOVED OUT?

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She’s looked very happy of late (what woman isn’t beaming when her divorce is finalised!) and has been flaunting a few boyfriends around town, but Katy Perry’s recent string of dates with lothario singer John Mayer have really widened her grin. Sad face time though as the pair have split up! Yes, it was over just as fast as it began and to be honest, I’ve never trusted that scraggy face of … [Read more...]

WHAT’S ON IN DUBLIN IN ASSOCIATION WITH DUBLINTOWN.IE

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Our weekly rundown of the best events in the capital, brought to us by DublinTown.ie All at Sea - 10th August – 1st November For centuries, the Irish landscape has been a source of inspiration for artists.  Explore its beauty through a collection of selected works by Barrie Cooke, William Croziera and Michael Mulcahy. Read More. The Horse Trading Diaries - 27th August – 8th … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA COLLECTION FOR H&M

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  Since news of the collaboration broke in June, we’ve been anxiously waiting for a look at the Maison Martin Margiela collection for H&M. Well the wait is over because a scan from French Elle magazine has afforded us a sneak peek at one of the dresses from the highly-anticipated collection! The red draped dress with a flowing asymmetrical hem echoes the deconstructed yet … [Read more...]

THE SHOWBIZ BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

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A massive baby boom has swept Hollywood’s and London’s little darlings as three more celebrities have announced their pregnancies! Former Playboy model and Hugh Hefner’s ex-girlfriend, Holly Madison is expecting her first child. Holly is currently starring in her own peep show in Las Vegas and is said to be three months along with her party planner boyfriend of nine months, Pasquale Rotella. … [Read more...]

WATCH: BEHIND THE SCENES AT HESSION HAIRDRESSING’S AUTUMN PHOTO SHOOT

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In keeping with their "fabulous hair for everyday" motto, Hession Hairdressing recently searched for a mix of girls and guys to feature in their new generation campaign shoot and we have the exclusive behind-the-scenes footage to share with you! This shoot is about a lifestyle and not just about the hair for a change. Capturing a youthful feel and emulating a possible college year book, the … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: VANILLA COLIBRI COCKTAIL RECIPE

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As a massive vanilla fan I have quite the soft spot for this week's cocktail; a yummy vanilla, coconut and pineapple rendition this is a last attempt at holding onto summer. With not much else to say, I say, "Bottoms up!". Ingredients 50ml Absolut Vanilla 20ml malibu coconut rum Pineapple juice 2 dashes of Fresh cream Method Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a … [Read more...]