Could Sinead O'Connor get an an Oscar for best song, for her work on the soundtrack of "Albert Nobbs" Photo by: Google Images

Our fortune teller's top ten predictions for 2012


Could Sinead O'Connor get an an Oscar for best song, for her work on the soundtrack of "Albert Nobbs" Photo by: Google Images

With the final days of 2011 upon us, we thought it was high time to call in our fortune teller, Fiona Fortune.

Last year, six of her ten predictions, including the death of Bin Laden, came true. How many will be true this year?

Here are her exclusive predictions:

1. Kate Middleton with child

After the wedding of the year in 2011, we expect to hear the pitter patter of tiny feet in Buckingham Palace in 2012.

Read More: Fuss over royal wedding a perfect example of our dumbed down society

2. Pope Benedict will make his way to Heaven

Turning 85 in the New Year, we expect Pope Benedict’s health will continue to deteriorate.

Read More: Irish abuse reports at center of case to have Pope Benedict charged with crimes against humanity

3. Obama will be re-elected as president

In a very tight race, Obama will defeat Mitt Romney by five electoral college votes.

Read More: Obama’s ancestral home Moneygall still abuzz after visit

4.Tristan MacManus starts dating a Hollywood actress

Having had huge success this year in his first season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’, we predict MacManus’ career will continue to sky rocket and that he will have a Hollywood starlet on his arm in no time.

Read More: TV Guide names Ireland’s Tristan MacManus as a ‘Breakout Star’ for 2011 - VIDEO

5. Selena Gomez will dump Justin Bieber for Damian McGinty

Everyone’s favorite new Glee star, the Derry born performer will be the cause of a rift between Gomez and Bieber and swoop in to offer Gomez a shoulder to cry on. How could she not fall for the talented teenager?

Read More: Damian McGinty explains how he cracked the cast of ‘Glee’

 6. Sinead O’Connor wins Oscar for Albert Nobb’s song “Lay your head down”.

We predict Oscar success for Sinead O’Connor, who re-married this year. Her song, “Lay Your Head Down”, is featured in Albert Nobbs. The song is currently nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

Read More: Newlywed Sinead O’Connor reveals details of new album ‘How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?’ – AUDIO

7. Samantha Power to become U.S. Secretary of State

We predict the close Obama aide will become the next Secetary of State in 2012. With Hillary Clinton due to step down after Obama’s first term, she would be a likely candidate to succeed her if Obama wins re-election.

Read More: Samantha Power to be the next Secretary of State?

8. Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart call it a day

With the final “Twilight” blockbuster due out in 2012, we predict that Pattinson and Stewart will call a halt to their relationship.

Read More Robert Pattinson related stories on Irish Central

9. ‘Once’ becomes Broadway sensation

Directed by John Carney, the Irish musical about a busker and an immigrant continues to wow audiences. Currently enjoying great success off Broadway, we predict the Irish inspired musical will become a Broadway hit during 2012.

Read More: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s “Once” hits the big stage in NYC

10. Save Lennox campaign a success

This year saw a worldwide campaign to save the Belfast dog, Lennox, who was condemned to death due to his likeness to a pit bull. In 2012 we predict the much loved bulldog/Labrador retriever will be reunited with his owners.

Read More: ‘Save Lennox’ campaigner’s fight goes on for death row Belfast dog


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