Today's Irish entertainment roundup, Wednesday July 31st 2013

A highlight of the Irish Arts Center fall season includes a talk and reading from IMPAC Award-winner Kevin Barry

The top Irish entertainment stories today:

Irish Arts Center’s fall season offers theater, music and much more

The United States premiere of Maeve’s House - a new commission by Ireland’s National theatre and an eight-night residency with the virtuoso Irish fiddler Martin Hayes and American guitarist Dennis Cahill are among the many highlights of the Irish Arts Center’s (IAC) fall season…READ MORE


Why I think Irish American women prey on eager Irishmen

I have been following Gaelic Girls and I have one major observation. American female tourists who visit Ireland are impervious to the charm of the modern Irishman…READ MORE


Matt DamonMatt Damon wants to get a beer with Benedict Cumberbatch at the Emmys

After the 'Sherlock' actor revealed he has a “man-crush” on the 'Behind the Candleabra' actor, a flattered Matt suggested the pair get a drink together at the Primetime Emmy Awards in September…READ MORE



One Direction star Harry Styles finds rumors about his love life ‘annoying’

Gossip about the One Direction hunk's womanising ways features appears daily and the 19-year-old star admits the constant speculation affected his past relationships with the likes of Taylor Swift and British TV presenter Caroline Flack…READ MORE


Oprah Winfrey's OWN to create eight-part reality TV series on Lindsay Lohan.Obama's documentarian Amy Rice to direct Lindsay Lohan's Oprah reality TV show

Amy Rice – who directed the 2009 documentary 'By the People: The Election of Barack Obama' – will go behind the camera for the eight-part documentary for Oprah Winfrey's OWN network, which is set to air in 2014, the network announced at the TCA (Television Critic's Association) press tour…READ MORE