Today's Irish entertainment roundup, October 2nd, 2013


Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

The ten greatest songs of The Troubles in Northern Ireland (VIDEOS)

The Troubles in Northern Ireland lasted from 1969 to 1994 or so and were fertile ground for music makers…READ MORE


Statue of Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne in ‘The Quiet Man’ to be unveiled

A statue of Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne’s characters from “The Quiet Man” will be unveiled in the town of Cong on Tuesday, October 8…READ MORE


Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton NBC’s Hillary Clinton mini series cancelled hours after CNN’s doc scrapped

NBC announced that it would not pursue its mini series about Hillary Clinton. Their announcement came just hours after CNN Films made known that it canceled a documentary about Clinton…READ MORE



London 1980s immigrantsExtracts: 1980s documentary gives a snapshot of the real lives of Irish immigrants (VIDEO)

First broadcast in August 1989, “Guests of Another Nation” aimed at painting a positive picture of the Irish who moved to London in the last “brain drain”…READ MORE




Promotional poster for the Irish American gangster movie "The Departed"Top Irish tough guy Hollywood movies of all time (VIDEOS)

Since the Irish are well known for three things – telling a story, standing tall and having the craic, it’s no surprise that there are so many Irish actions movies, or rather, so many Irish characters in action movies...READ MORE