Liam Neeson star of action thriller "Taken" - Liam among Irish celebrity names that make the cut among the top 100 baby names in the United States

Today's top Irish entertainment stories:







Celebrity stars influences most popular baby names as Liam makes top ten choice for boys

The official list of top baby names in the U.S. for 2012 was published in time for Mother’s Day and Irish ties are strong once again...READ MORE


Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan plans to fix teeth and pursue a Hollywood career

Punk is ofically dead. Nowadays even the legendary Irish singer and songwriter Shane MacGowan wants a mouth full of pearly white (and straight) teeth...READ MORE




“Saturday Night Live’s” Seth Meyers to take over from Jimmy Fallon on NBC’s late night slot

Seth Meyers has officially been named to take over for Jimmy Fallon on the “Late Night” show. Fallon will replace Jay Leno on the “Tonight” show in 2014 and Meyers will host his own late night show on NBC...READ MORE




Irish loving astronaut Chris Hadfield bids farewell to International Space Station with viral Bowie performance – VIDEO

Commander Chris Hadfield, a social media savvy Canadian astronaut on the International Space Station, bid goodbye to his 790,000+ Twitter followers and 268,000+ Facebook friends with an acoustic cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.”..READ MORE



Colin Farrell's a sensitive soul - takes harsh criticism personally

The actor admits he tried to read as many reviews of his performance in Oliver Stone's critically panned 'Alexander' as possible, even though the experience was tough...READ MORE