Today's Irish entertainment roundup, Tuesday August 20 2013

Irish Hollywood star Maureen O'Hara celebrated her 93rd birthday in Boise, Idaho

Today's top Irish entertainment news: 

Maureen O’Hara introduces herself to her Idaho neighbors at 93rd birthday party

Screen legend Maureen O'Hara's latest act may be her happiest in years.

According to O’Hara’s biographer and manager Johnny Nicoletti, her 93rd birthday bash has followed on in the spirit of the highly successful trip she took in May to visit the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset, Iowa...READ MORE

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The rise and rise of Irish singer songwriter Roisin O (VIDEOS)

Roisin O has had an “amazing” two years since the launch of her 2012 album “The Secret Life of Blue,” from supporting her mother, the Irish songstress legend Mary Black, on tour, to playing for President Michael D Higgins. This Dublin singer songwriter, just finishing up a successful debut US tour, is looking forward to her upcoming German tour with Ryan Sheridan...READ MORE

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Kristen Stewart reportedly ‘crushed’ that Robert Pattinson moved to Beverly Hills

The 'Twilight Saga' heartthrob left his home in Los Feliz, Los Angeles to move to a gated mansion nine miles away so he wouldn't run into his former girlfriend, who cheated on him with director Rupert Sanders, and she is reportedly devastated...READ MORE

 

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What's in store for the audiences at the 1st Irish Theatre Festival in New YorkGlittering celebration at New York’s 1st Irish Theatre Festival

New York’s 1st Irish Theatre Festival is six years old next month, when it returns to various stages across the city to stake its claim as not just America’s but the world’s best showcase of new Irish playwriting talent...READ MORE

 

 

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Mutant ninja Irish dancers Fusion Fighters duel in video game

Just when I thought it was safe, they're back, the Jedi warriors of funk-infused Irish step dance, a.k.a Fusion Fighters, integrating digital technology with percussive dance.  And now they've turned on each other going head to head in a video game video...READ MORE

 

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