Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

Ten castles to rent in Ireland for a vacation fit for a king - PHOTOS

Forget about hotels or bed and breakfasts. Treat yourself like real royalty during your next vacation to Ireland and stay at one of these historic castles...READ MORE


One Direction to play Dublin’s Croke Park as part of 2014 world tour

It has been announced that boyband One Direction will play Dublin’s Croke Park as part of their ‘Where We Are’ world tour...READ MORE


Dublin designer creates map capturing locations, landmarks, businesses from James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’

Dubin designer Rachel Kerr has come up with a unique way to celebrate this year’s Bloomsday which takes place on Sunday 16 June...READ MORE


In twilight years and refusing to go quietly - 'These Halcyon Days' at The Irish Arts Center - VIDEO

It seems that the most vital voices in Irish playwriting currently belong to women. For proof stop by the Irish Arts Center in New York this weekend and catch 'These Halcyon Days' by Deirdre Kinahan...READ MORE


Christine Quinn and Khloe Kardashian almost wore same wedding dress

New York mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn was devastated after she picked a wedding gown that one of the Kardashians wore for their big day...READ MORE


Ballyportry Castle, County Clare - book yourself a vacation fit for a king in Ireland, rent yourself and family an ancient castle