Today's top Irish entertainment news:

Cong Quiet Man Gathering launch search for Michaeleen Flynn lookalike

The annual Quiet Man Gathering, in the town of Cong, County Mayo, are launching an “X Factor” style search for Ireland’s best Michaeleen Flynn lookalike…READ MORE


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


“Glee's”Jane Lynch can't bring herself to read Cory Monteith tribute episode

The 53-year-old actress - who plays tough-talking cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on the musical show - has yet to muster up the courage to find out how creator Ryan Murphy has decided to write the actor out of the programme, following his tragic death from a heroin and alcohol overdose last month…READ MORE


Drew Barrymore joins Twitter ‘Late to the party, but happy to be here’

The 'Whip It' star signed up to the social media site yesterday, admitting she is "late to the party".
She tweeted: "Late to the party, but happy to be here. 140 characters should keep me from rambling... Someone told me it doesn't all have to fit in 1 tweet. (sic)"…READ MORE


One Direction star Niall Horan wants to date a girl who can play the guitar

The boy band heartthrob - who often shows off his strumming skills at the group's gigs - finds girls who are interested in music "attractive" and he only wants to find romance with a musical babe…READ MORE