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Secret of Kells to premiere in Kilkenny Cinema

The national premiere of The Secret of Kells was more important than the Oscars to Irish actor Brendan Gleeson who attended the film premiere in Dublin on Oscar night.

Elysium Day Spa shortlisted for beauty industry Oscars

Elysium Day Spa & Laser Clinic, Moycullen, has been shortlisted to the final five for the IBPA Salon of the Year award.

Whatever happened to Barry’s tea? And other food conundrums

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Barry’s tea still has that kick-awake taste in the morning when you take the first gulp; but tea in general has changed, and changed dramatically. Just look at the choice of teas next time you reach for a packet. Where once there was only Lyons, Barry’s and PG Tips, now there has to be a choice of at least 50 different blends including herbal, organic, loose or bagged, or the plain ordinary black. And I was surprised to learn that there are at lest two tea blenders in Galway; including Solaris Botanicals, which not only won last month’s Junior Chamber of Ireland Entrepreneur of the Year, but in the same week clinched a deal to supply Harrods of London.

Crowning glory - Westmeath scoops hairdressing titles

The Irish Hairdressing Championships, or the Oscars of Irish Hairdressing as it has become known, took place recently at the RDS, Dublin. Over 600 hairdressers from across the country competed to win one of the 12 categories and six prestigious industry awards, which are considered the highest accolades for hairdressers working in Ireland.

Keith Barry ‘s ‘Direct from Vegas’ comes to the Hub

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Magician and mentalist Keith Barry has confirmed that his ‘Direct From Vegas’ tour will come to The Hub at Cillin Hill on Sunday November 29 at 8pm.

Magic and mayhem in the Dean Crowe

2009 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Keith Barry. Since winning the Merlin Award for ‘Mentalist of the Year 2009’, demand for his performances has gone through the roof, both in his native Ireland and on the star-studded Las Vegas Strip.

g hotel’s beauty therapist wins ‘Massage Therapist of the Year’ award

A beauty therapist at the five star g hotel has clinched a prestigious award.

Paddy’s Pub scoops top accolade in pub competition

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A Kilkenny pub has been named Ireland’s Best Country Bar and the locals will not be one bit surprised.

Gemma Hayes to support Ray Lamontagne at Royal Theatre

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Gemma Hayes has just been announced as the support act for Ray Lamontagne who plays the Royal Theatre Castlebar on Sunday September 6. Gemma is enjoying the success of an artist that comes from years of hard work and love of music, and this showed this January when Hayes was nominated for Best Irish Female at the 2009 Meteor Irelands Music Awards. Hayes' third album The Hollow of Morning was released in May of last year in Ireland, and debuted at number 12 in the Irish Albums Chart, and earlier this year she performed at the Oscar Wilde party in Los Angeles, California. The annual event takes place days before the Oscars, and celebrates the best of Irish popular culture.


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