Today's Irish entertainment roundup, September 6th 2013


Today's top Irish entertainment stories

ABC hits new low with ‘cancer dancer’ Valerie Harper in ‘Dancing with the Stars’

How pathetic can the ABC networks get showcasing a woman with terminal brain cancer in “Dancing With the Stars”? Worse, Irish dancer Tristan MacManus, a great performer, will be the partner of Valerie Harper on season 17 of the competition…READ MORE


Hollywood and pop stars pay tribute to poet Seamus Heaney

The passing of Seamus Heaney has been felt all over the world, and celebrities far and wide have put their condolences on the record…READ MORE


Harry Styles posing with a photo of Rory McIlroyCaroline Wozniacki thinks Rory McIlroy looks like One Direction’s Harry Styles

Lenscrafters may have a new sales pitch after Caroline Wozniacki announced this week that her golfer boyfriend Rory McIlroy is a dead ringer for One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles…READ MORE


Noel GallagherNoel Gallagher surprised Rihanna with a box of Cadburys chocolates

The rocker shared a bill with the 'Diamonds' hitmaker at a Norwegian musical event and was stunned when he went into a backstage area to find she had a "small army" of aides around her and had been left an array of expensive gifts….READ MORE



LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27:  First Lady of California and author Maria Shriver attends the 13th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at UCLA on April 27, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  (PhotoArnold Schwarzenegger's ex-wife Maria Shriver insists Jack Nicholson has not retired

Maria Shriver, who works as a reporter for NBC and is still waiting for her divorce from the Arnold to be finalized, says the 76-year-old actor, with whom she is close friends, has no plans to step away from his Hollywood career anytime soon amid speculation he has memory issues and can no longer remember his lines…READ MORE