Today's top Irish entertainment stories: 

Bono turns down honorary degree from New York University to cheer on Eve Hewson at graduation

U2's front man Bono, aka Paul Hewson, has turned down an honorary degree from New York University opting instead to cheer on his daughter Eve who'll graduate next week...READ MORE


Britain’s Got Talent star Susan Boyle demands Barry’s Tea at her Las Vegas residency - VIDEO

Susan Boyle, the singer who shot to worldwide fame after appearing on ‘Britain’s Got Talent,’ is gearing up for a Las Vegas residency and is only demanding one thing in her dressing room - Barry’s Tea!...READ MORE


Busy tour schedule means One Direction star Niall Horan missed Uncle’s funeral

One Direction star Niall Horan was unable to take time out of his busy schedule to attend his uncle’s funeral...READ MORE


Kilkennny Arts Festival to showcase exciting mix of music, theatre, dance and visual arts - VIDEO

August 2013 will see the 40th Kilkenny Arts Festival bring an exciting mix of Irish and International music, theatre, dance, craft, visual arts, literature and more to the medieval city located in the South-East of  Ireland...READ MORE


‘Great Gatsby’ star Carey Mulligan gets ‘freaked out’ by people looking at her

The 'Great Gatsby' actress admits she feels overwhelmed when surrounded by press and has recalled how she use to break down when walking a red carpet, struggling to contain herself while in the spotlight...READ MORE

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Bono looks to influence G8 Summit through music© Benjamin Myers / Reuters