Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

Irish actor Milo O’Shea dies in New York aged 86 after short illness

Beloved Irish actor Milo O’Shea,86, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, at a New York hospital, after a short illness.

O’Shea, born and raised in Dublin, moved to New York in 1976...READ MORE


What a difference a brace makes - One Direction’s Niall Horan shows off his pearly-white straight teeth

One Direction's Niall Horan was delighted to announce that he's had his braces taken off. And low-and-behold what a difference a little orthodontic work has done...READ MORE


Kate Hudson was ‘shocked’ to find out she was pregnant two months into dating Matt Bellamy

The 33-year-old actress met the Muse rocker at the Coachella music festival in 2010 and they enjoyed an "old-fashioned romance" before she discovered she was expecting his baby, but she was thrilled at the way he supported her on hearing the news...READ MORE


'Oblivion' star Tom Cruise would pay to go into space on a Virgin Galactic mission

The 50-year-old star is interested in Virgin Galactic's planned commercial space missions - where ordinary people can pay $200,000 to fly outside of the earth's atmosphere - as he always thought intergalactic travel would be more commonplace by now...READ MORE


Shia LaBeouf says Alec Baldwin may have got him fired from 'Orphans'

The 'Transformers' actor exited the Broadway play due to "creative differences" weeks before it was due to open, and after admitting he and his would-be co-star didn't connect as "men", he acknowledged the '30 Rock' star could have been instrumental in his departure from the production...READ MORE


Irish actor Milo O'Shea in Manhattan. The Irish actor died on 2 April 2013, aged 86