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Dick Harrow, who calls himself "the fattest man" in Ireland, featured in the 1934 travel clip from the Emerald Isle Photo by: Travel Film Archives

Today's Irish entertainment roundup, August 15th, 2013

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Dick Harrow, who calls himself "the fattest man" in Ireland, featured in the 1934 travel clip from the Emerald Isle Photo by: Travel Film Archives

The top Irish entertainment stories today:

Glimpse of Ireland in 1934 includes Ireland’s heaviest man (VIDEO)

This short clip from the Travel Film Archives, entitled “Glimpses of Erin 1934,” gives an amazing snapshot of the daily lives of the Irish. From ladies carrying bales of hay on their backs to mothers mourning the emigration of their children - the film shows how much has changed but also how much stays the same…READ MORE

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‘Late Night’ host Jimmy Fallon named daughter Winnie Rose after Lake Winnipesaukee

Jimmy Fallon has revealed the inspiration for his three-week-old child's name came from a favourite holiday destination he and his wife Nancy visit every year in New Hampshire…READ MORE


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Mad Men star John Slattery directs Terry ConnaughtonStars shine in the Bronx with filming of 'God’s Pocket'

Hollywood came to the Riverdale section of the Bronx last month when Mad Men star turned director John Slattery shot scenes from his upcoming film God’s Pocket at the Riverdale Steakhouse, the popular Irish bar and restaurant owned by Co. Roscommon native Terry Connaughton…READ MORE

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"Inishbofin and Inishark Connemara" by James MorrisseyNew book by James Morrisey focuses on life long ago on Galway islands

James Morrissey has been holidaying in north west Connemara since he was a boy – and more than 50 years later, he still finds inspiration in the area…READ MORE

 

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Ed Sheeran thinks Taylor Swift has an ‘English sense of humor’

'Lego House' singer Ed says the US star's jokes remind him of the dry wit associated with his home country. Ed told E! News: "Taylor has the most English sense of humour out of any American I've ever met."..READ MORE

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