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SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE DIAMONDS & HANDBAGS BOUTIQUE AT DUBLIN’S CYDE COURT HOTEL

MariaFusco

    The Clyde Court hotel in Dublin last month played host to a glam party to mark the launch of the Diamonds & handbags Boutique, which is situated in the hotel. Having realised that their jewellery and leather goods businesses were attracting many the same clientele, private diamond dealer, Maria Collins and luxury goods buyer Lucy Nagle united to share ‘The … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE CLIFF TOWNHOUSE OYSTER FESTIVAL

William White and Triona McCarthy

September brings oyster season to our shores, and one of Ireland’s very best foods was celebrated this week at the launch of The Cliff Townhouse’s inaugural Oyster Festival. Wednesday evening’s guests were ushered upstairs to the Dublin boutique hotel and restaurant’s chic private function room and bar overlooking a sun-drenched St. Stephen’s Green, where a selection of canapés and … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF TV3′s CELEBRITY SALON 2012

Julian Simmons, Glenda Gilson, Greg Lake and Elaine Butler Doolin

  A host of well-known faces turned out in force at Dublin’s Dandelion Café Bar last week to toast the launch of the third series of hit TV3 show, Celebrity Salon. Invited guests treated to bubbles, bites and Bulmers Light and enjoyed an exclusive preview glimpse of the wild antics of the new cast of celebrities as they pluck, wax, buff and tan their way through the unsuspecting … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE U HIGHSTREET STYLE AWARDS 2012

Lottie Ryan & Sarah Doyle

The U Highstreet Style Awards in association with Diet Coke took place at a glamorous ceremony at The Ultimate Girls Day Out in the RDS Main Hall last weekend. Based exclusively on public voting, the judges of the U Highstreet Style Awards are U Magazine readers and high street store customers, making these awards one of the most coveted around. With over 22,000 votes received over the course … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH OF THE TV3 AUTUMN SCHEDULE

Glenda Gilson, Kirsteen O'Sullivan, Kathleen Leahy, Lisa Cannon and Karen Koster

  TV3 announced its 2012 autumn schedule at a launch in the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin’s Smithfield last week. Ben Frow, TV3 Group Programme Director unveiled a schedule with 50 new programmes and 80 returning series. A host of well-known TV3 faces, including Glenda Gilson, Kirsteen O’Sullivan, Karen Koster, Colette Fitzpatrick, Vincent Brown, Elaine Crowley, Deric Hartigan and … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE OPENING NIGHT OF CHICAGO THE MUSICAL IN DUBLIN’S BORD GAIS ENERGY THEATRE

Ali Bastian, Bernie Nolan, Duncan James and Tupele Dorgu

  The all-star cast of Chicago the Musical arrived in Dublin last week for the glittering opening night event at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Cast members including actress Ali Bastian, pop star Duncan James, former Corrie star Tupele Dorgu and Bernie Nolan joined a host of well-known Irish faces to celebrate the show’s arrival for a two-week stint. Running until September 1st, … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE SHELBOURNE HOTEL IMAGE MAGAZINE MOST STYLISH LADY COMPETITION

Norma O'Donohue and Riellen Wessels

  Dublin’s Shelbourne hotel held a Most Stylish Lady competition earlier this month following Ladies Day at the RDS Dublin Horse Show. Guests were treated to fabulous prizes and cocktails and the evening’s contest was judged by special guest Melanie Morris, editor of Image magazine and TV3 presenter Sinead Desmond. Not only did the Most Stylish Lady win the admiration of all in … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE LAUNCH PARTY OF WILDE BAR CLUB AND VENUE IN DUBLIN

Emma Quinlan and Gary Kavanagh

New Dublin bar and nightclub Wilde boomed last Thursday night as the hotly anticipated venue was officially launched after much hype, which has had the Dublin social scene buzzing for the last couple of months. Inspired and directed by impresario and leading talent agent, Julian Benson, VIP guests were treated to an extravagant black and gold themed party to match the luxurious interior of the new … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE KARL LAGERFELD LAUNCH IN SELFRIDGES LONDON

Alannah Weston and Karl Lagerfeld

Last Tuesday night marked the exclusive launch of Karl Lagerfeld at iconic London department store, Selfridges. The highly anticipated debut welcomed two collections from the fashion brand; including Karl and the launch of the premium line, Karl Lagerfeld Paris.  In addition, an exclusive capsule collection offered Selfridges’ customers unique designs. Karl turned heads as he arrived at … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE IRISH PREMIERE OF THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

Actor Robert Sheehan with Rebecca Grimes and Charlie Murphy

  The Savoy Cinema in Dublin was awash with Batman fans for the Irish premiere screening of The Dark Knight Rises; the epic conclusion to filmmaker Chris Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy. The all-star cast includes Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy and Christian Bale. Before the screening there was a live link up to the European Premiere in London, which was attended by the movie’s big … [Read more...]