Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

Colum McCann - An Irishman in New York and a bona fide literary star

In 'TransAtlantic' (Random House), the National Book Award-winning novelist Colum McCann crisscrosses the ocean that separates his New York home from his Irish homeland with deceptive ease, delivering the most engagingly beautiful novel of his career, a work that spans 150 years and two continents in a literary high wire act that surpasses even his last celebrated novel 'Let the Great World Spin'...READ MORE


Modest Dubliners cover up naked Rihanna billboard ahead of concert - PHOTOS

Rihanna is bringing her 'Diamonds' world tour to Dublin's Aviva Stadium later this month, and posters advertising the coming show have popped up all around the city...READ MORE


Hollywood company seeks Irish immigrant working in U.S to star in new TV series - VIDEO

A major production company based in LA is searching for Irish immigrants who work in physically demanding jobs to star in an upcoming series...READ MORE


One Direction team up with Office Depot to help end bullying - VIDEO

One Direction are again using their influence for good by teaming up with Office Depot for an anti-bullying campaign...READ MORE


‘Hangover’ star Heather Graham and her friends talk about how to get the ‘best possible sex’

'The Hangover Part III' actress insists she doesn't turn to alcohol or drugs to have a good time and instead relies on the intimate, amusing conversations she has with her girlfriends...READ MORE



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