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SHUTTERBUG: At the Launch of Ryan Tubridy’s New Book The Irish Are Coming

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The Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy was joined by friends and family at Dublin's Residence for the launch of his second book, The Irish Are Coming. In the book, Tubridy examines the relationship between Britain and Ireland and looks in to why so many of the UK’s funniest and best loved entertainers hail from Ireland the emerald isle. Speaking at the launch, Ryan said: "It's always a very … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Zeba Hairdressing Autumn/Winter Style Showcase


Zeba Hairdressing and Cosmetics on Dublin’s South William Street hosted a style showcase last week in their new look salon showing guests how to ‘get the style, complete the look’. The evening was packed with on-trend glamour as the season moves from the light fresh look of summer, into the darker, bolder looks of autumn/winter 2013. Eight key hair looks were unveiled on the night by … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Launch of Keith Cullen’s New EP

Carol Mc Cormack, Paul Smith and Donna McGarry

Earlier this month, Dublin singer Keith Cullen launched his debut EP, With Eyes Open at an invite only party at Odessa Club in the capital. Keith has been honing his musical talents since a very young age. As a child he travelled to locations around Ireland with various musical theatre companies. At 18, Keith was accepted to the London School of Performing Arts and went on to spend several … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Preen Hair & Beauty Opening Party

Fashion illustrator Holly Shortall with Katherine Sweeney

The red carpet was out on Dublin’s Dame Street earlier this month as John Cheese and Katherine Sweeney welcomed guests to the opening of their new hair and beauty salon, Preen. Champagne was flowing, glasses were clinking and canapés were fast disappearing as models showcased hair and make-up looks created for the launch party by Preen’s team of experts, which includes top make-up artist … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Heatons Carrickmines Relaunch Party

Amy Furlong, David Meyers and Jurate Tilmanaite

  Fashionistas, bargain hunters and a whole host of Dublin's top stylists and models gathered last week in Heatons’ flagship Carrickmines store to celebrate the re-launch of the newly revamped store. Upon arrival guests were treated to a mouth-watering range of sweet treats including 'Posh' popcorn, cupcakes and cake pops, all washed down with prosecco. On the night, guests in … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Opening of the New Flagship Pandora Store in London

Kelly Brook and Donna Air

    A host of celebrity faces turned out for the glam opening of the glittering new Pandora jewellery store in London earlier this month. Situated in the new Park House complex on Oxford Street, the store boasts two floors of affordable luxury, making it the largest Pandora concept store in the world. Fans of the brand, including Kimberley Walsh, Kelly Brooke, Donna Air and … [Read more...]

SHOWBIZ BUZZ: Simon Cowell Buys Cheryl Cole a Title for Her 30th Birthday


What to get a girl who has looks, charm and a hefty celebrity fortune? A title and plot of land it seems! Simon Cowell was unable to attend friend Cheryl Cole’s most recent 30th birthday bash in Las Vegas so made up for his absence with a unique gift. Cheryl tweeted a pic of the present, priced at £19.95 and jokingly wrote to Simon, saying “I will now be referred to as Lady Cheryl Cole … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Launch of the Designers at Debenhams Summer 2013 Swimwear Collection

Faye Brophy and Niamh Hopkins

  There might have been a chill in the air but that didn’t stop a host of fashion types from descending upon The Morgan Hotel penthouse last week for the launch of the Designers at Debenhams 2013 swimwear collection. Featuring designs from Reger by Janet Reger, J by Jasper Conran and Principles by Ben de Lisi, the collections reference key trends for the season including tropical … [Read more...]


James Brady

  Zaconey - a spirit with a bourbon twist and natural flavours - was officially launched in Dublin last week as a carnival descended on Everleigh Garden, bringing with it all the twists and turns of the night-time fair. A real life ‘Barker’ served up the thrills and nostalgic memories of the legendary carnival of 1950s Coney Island; featuring the delight of that bygone era. The … [Read more...]


Maija Rumjancek, Santa Laganovska and Alya Isam

Dublin’s social set were invited to be ‘seduced by spices, a touch of mystique and a heady feast for the senses’ by Tariq and Kamrum Salahuddin to celebrate the launch of Indie Dhaba Restaurant on Anne’s Lane off Grafton St in Dublin 2. The new Indian ‘dhaba dining’ Indian tapas concept has been introduced to Ireland for the first time at Indie Dhaba Restaurant, which has already … [Read more...]