The top Irish entertainment stories today:

'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr. named the world's highest paid actor

The 48-year-old actor earned an estimated $75 million from June 2012 to June 2013, according to Forbes magazine's annual list of highest paid actors. Most of the 'Iron Man 3' star's earnings came from starring in 'The Avengers', as his contract saw him receive a percentage of the film's total earnings at the box office…READ MORE


Stephen Colbert can't contain excitement for arrival of royal baby

The Great Kate Wait is on and faux news pundit Stephen Colbert is on a royal baby vigil. According to The Wrap it's the biggest event of modern times, Colbert suggests…READ MORE


Irish horror comedy 'Grabbers' released in US theatres and 'On Demand'

The IFC Irish horror comedy “Grabbers”, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, has been released in selected US movie theaters, on cable VOD, and online.
The movie was shot by Irish director, Jon Wright, and stars Ruth Bradley alongside an ensemble Irish cast…READ MORE


Top Irish baby names for Kate Middleton and Prince William’s royal baby

The world has gone gaga over Kate Middleton and Prince William’s baby and, more importantly, what the much loved couple are going to call the baby…READ MORE


One Direction star Niall Horan went home to Ireland to visit his newborn nephew

The 19-year-old star took a break from One Direction's 'Take Me Home' tour - which is currently in the US - to be with his older brother Greg Horan when his sister-in-law Denise went into labor, and after hours of waiting the singer was overjoyed to finally become an uncle to the "cutest kid ever"…READ MORE