Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

Top ten things I learned about Ireland after my Gathering visit

I finally made the trip across the Atlantic this year to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in my ancestral home, for The Gathering. I grew up in Boston listening to my grandparents talk about the country they left behind...READ MORE


One Direction’s Niall Horan goes solo sings ‘Little Things’ in packed Irish pub – VIDEO

A group of punters in a Dublin pub got an exclusive solo performance from One Direction heartthrob Niall Horan recently.

The Mullingar native took a trip home to Ireland last week for his older brother’s wedding...READ MORE


Outpour of emotion by millions watching finale of “The Bible” on Easter Sunday

“The Bible” aired its Easter finale on the History Channel on Sunday and brought many of its more than ten million viewers to tears. Entitled “Passion,” the last episode of the surprise ratings winner displayed all the horror of a Roman crucifixion...READ MORE


Irish rap artist reveals how he staged his own funeral in attempt to cope with depression

An Irish rapper has told a television documentary how he staged his own funeral in a bid to beat depression.

Artist Wally O’Loughlin makes the shocking admission on the programme produced by Irish state broadcaster RTE...READ MORE


Jimmy Kimmel will marry with fiancée Molly McNearney in July

 The talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is to tie the knot with fiancée Molly McNearney – a co-head writer on his show 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' - on the weekend of July 4 after proposing to his long-term girlfriend last August, the New York Post reports...READ MORE