Today's Irish entertainment roundup, October 14th, 2013

Michael Jackson

Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

Chauffeur tells story of Michael Jackson's six month hideout in rural Irish village

The new RTE radio documentary 'Michael Jackson's Irish Driver' reveals how the entire village of Moate, Co. Westmeath helped to hide the world's famous pop superstar for six months…READ MORE


Top movies on The Northern Irish Troubles (VIDEOS)

From Brad Pitt to Daniel Day-Lewis to Harrison Ford, and Stephen Rea some of the greatest and biggest box office actors have played roles in films relating to The Troubles…READ MORE


Philomena Lee who's son was sold to a US couple at his grave in IrelandUnwed teenage mother Philomena Lee's heartbreaking search for her son years later

Disowned by her family and banished to a convent for getting pregnant as an unwed teenager, Philomena Lee was forced by the nuns to give her son up for adoption to an American couple….READ MORE




German-Irish star Michael Fassbender could be in line for an Oscar this year with "The Counselor" and "12 Years a Slave"Michael Fassbender says oscar nod would be 'icing on the cake'

Michael Fassbender hinted that he’s hoping for an Oscar nomination for one of his latest roles. The German-Irish actor that it would be “icing on the cake.” Fassbender recently played a brutal slave owner in “Twelve Years a Slave” and a lawyer caught up in organized crime in “The Counsellor.”…READ MORE


Ben Affleck & Matt Damon'Good Will Hunting' duo Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to produce a TV sitcom

The Hollywood actors - who wrote Oscar-winning 1997 film 'Good Will Hunting' together - have teamed up once again for 'More Time With Family', a 30-minute per episode series which has been picked up by the US television network CBS, Variety has confirmed…READ MORE