The top Irish entertainment stories today:

Gavin Friday says new U2 album ‘most exciting release’ in years

Gavin Friday, who has been named a consultant by U2, said the Irish group’s upcoming album is their "most exciting release since Achtung Baby” back in 1991. The Herald reports that Friday was given an exclusive first listen to U2’s thirteenth album months before it is due to hit shelves…READ MORE


Top ten Irish fashion designers around the globe- PHOTOS

Irish designers have made quite a name for themselves in the fashion world. From having their pieces worn in the Royal Wedding, to dressing some of Hollywood’s major A-Listers, Irish designers are becoming some of the most sought out and respected designers in the business. Celebrities like Lady Gaga have called upon these designers for their talents and now the world is taking notice…READ MORE


What to expect from Jonathan Rhys Meyers NBC role as 'Dracula' this fall

A new series is coming to NBC this fall with Ireland’s Jonathan Rhys Meyers taking the lead role.  Rhys Meyers, who won a Golden Globe for best actor for his depiction of Elvis Presley in the TV mini series, “Elvis,” is best known for his performance in Showtime’s successful TV series, “The Tudors.”…READ MORE


Harry Styles almost went up in flames during a One Direction concert

The 'Little Things' hitmakers were performing in Chicago earlier this week on their US tour, and Zayn Malik had to stop his band mate from accidentally wandering into the pyrotechnics on stage…READ MORE


'Glee' will film a tribute episode to Cory Monteith before taking a long hiatus

The 31-year-old star – who played Finn Hudson in the show – was found dead last weekend following a heroin and alcohol overdose and creator Ryan Murphy has revealed the cast will film an episode dealing with Finn's death before taking a break to determine the future of 'Glee'….READ MORE