Irish actress Saoirse Ronan Photo by: Getty

Today's Irish entertainment roundup, Friday August 2nd 2013


Irish actress Saoirse Ronan Photo by: Getty

The top Irish entertainment stories today:

Irish author wants Saoirse Ronan to play leading role for Disney adaption of 'Artemis Fowl'

Award winning Irish author Eoin Colfer has said he would like Saoirse Ronan to play one of the lead roles in 'Artemis Fowl', after Disney announced it plans to make a movie based on his popular book collection…READ MORE


Orla Kiely 'pleasantly surprised' when Kate Middleton’s mum wore her dress

Irish designer Orla Kiely said it was a 'pleasant surprise' that Kate Middleton’s mother Carole decided to wear one of her designs to visit her grandson for the first time…READ MORE


Neil Patrick Harris during his opening number of the 2013 Tony AwardsNeil Patrick Harris to shave his eyebrows to play a transgender rock musician

The 40-year-old actor is portraying the title character in a new Broadway production of musical 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' which will hit the New York stage next year…READ MORE


Lindsay Lohan is ‘doing amazing’ after finishing her three-month rehab stint

The troubled actress departed the Cliffside drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Malibu, California, Tuesday afternoon following a 90-day court-ordered spell and her lawyer Shawn Holley insists the actress is determined to stay out of trouble…READ MORE


Harry Styles has splashed out $7,500 on a handgun sculpture for his London pad

The 19-year-old singer has added to his bizarre art collection, which is said to be worth around £100,000, with the controversial piece, depicting a weapon inside a glass fire alarm, to go in his £3 million north London mansion – and he even managed to negotiate some discount on the lavish item…READ MORE



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