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Jason McAteer announces wife Lucy Edwards pregnancy on Late Late Show

Jason McAteer kicked off his interview with Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show tonight with an exciting annoucement. The former Ireland international happily told viewers that wife Lucy Edwards was pregnant. He revealed that Lucy was expecting another baby, confirming that she was 12 weeks pregnant. He joked to Ryan that he was relieved […]


Billy Elliot star Ann Emery dies aged 86

Billy Elliot star Ann Emery has sadly died aged 86. The much loved actress played Ethel Meaker in children’s show, Rentaghost was also well known for her role as Grandma in Billy Elliot the musical. . She also played Mrs Rocket in the BBC’s Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde. Paying tribute on Twitter, bosses at […]

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LATEST PICS: Launch of Turtle Bunbury’s book 1847 – A Chronicle of Genius, Generosity and Savagery

Turtle Bunbury launches his new book, 1847, at The chq Building with a special performance from Luka Bloom  Bestselling author and historian, Turtle Bunbury, launched his new book, 1847 – A Chronicle of Genius, Generosity and Savagery at The Chq Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 2. The book was launched with a special performance by Luka Bloom, who sang ‘The City of Chicago’ at the event.  Discover the events, characters […]

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Alice-Gate Sends Late Late Show Fans Into Meltdown

We never thought we’d see the day! Twitter went into meltdown last night after the ‘F’ word was used on last night’s Late Late. The offending incident happened when legendary band Smokie took to the stage to perform their classic hit,  ‘Living next door to Alice.’ Naturally, the Irish Late Late audience couldn’t resist the cheeky sing-a-long. […]

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Today’s Top Three Stories

In case you missed it, here’s today’s Top Three Stories… Aoibhin Garrihy and John Burke have tied the knot Full Story Here Cheryl Has Confessed That She Would Marry Liam In A Heartbeat Details Here Angelina Jolie to get full custody of children Read More here

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Peter O’Riordan Lands Radio Gig before Move Back To The States

It has been a roller coaster few weeks for Peter O’Riordan, who was dramatically axed from Xposé, after working on the show for nearly two years. The 32-year-old moved from LA to work on the popular entertainment show and admitted he was shocked to learn of his fate, but understands the nature of the beast. […]

Francis Brennan shows Late Late Show viewers how to make the bed

People who stayed in to watch the Late Late Show tonight were decidedly unimpressed by the first guest. Francis Brennan joined Ryan on tonight’s show, however the interview quickly took a bizarre turn when he started discussing bedding with Ryan. This quickly led to him whipping out a duvet and duvet cover and proceeding to […]


Majella O Donnell opens up about her health

Majella O’Donnell has bravely opened up about her health and how she is adjusting after successfully beating cancer. Daniel O’Donnell’s wife won the hearts of the nation in September 2013 when she had her head shaved for charity on The Late, Late Show at the start of her chemotherapy for breast cancer. That year she […]

Angelina Jolie to get full custody of children

It’s been revealed that Angelina Jolie will get full custody of her six children, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne and Knox, with Brad Pitt. The actress filed for divorce from Brad Pitt last week and the couple have now agreed to a temporary agreement over their children. In a move sure to cause distress to […]


Iveta Lukosiute gives birth to baby boy

Strictly Come Dancing star Iveta Lukosiute has given birth to a baby boy. The BBC1 dancing star shared the news with her followers on Instagram, sharing the first picture of her baby son, writing: “Welcome my baby boy 🙂 Born this morning at 9:31am at 7.11 lb :-).” She added:  “#officiallymom #babyson #happybeyondwords.” Fans quickly […]

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DJ Ray Foley Makes a Return to the Airwaves with CorkÕs Red FM

Popular Radio and TV Presenter Ray Foley is making a return to radio this summer with CorkÕs Red FM.

Starting on July 2nd Ray Foley will be waking up the people of Cork for a special 12 week series every Saturday between 7am & 10am. An award winning DJ, Ray Foley who is currently a presenter on the 7 OÕclock Show on TV3 is excited about the move saying ÒIÕm delighted to be joining CorkÕs number one radio station! IÕve been a fan of Red FM for many years because theyÕre one of the best radio stations in the country.Ó

Ray Foley will be very familiar to the people of Cork having presented his very popular self-titled lunchtime show on Today FM for 6 years and also the Irish version of Take Me Out on TV3. Ray Foley will be also be joining his old Today FM colleague at Red FM ÒKC is an old buddy of mine so when he suggested coming on board for Saturday mornings I couldnÕt believe it! Of course I said yesÓ. KC (Keith Cunningham) who is also the programme director was in great humour at the announcement Òafter receiving 600 daily demos from Ray, we have decided that itÕs time to give him a slot. Foley is a super talent on air. Delighted to have him with Corks Number 1 stationÓ. 

The announcement of Ray Foley comes two years after Neil Prendeville made a move across the city and KC moved back from Dublin, resulting in CorkÕs Red FM becoming the no1 radio station in Cork. Speaking about the latest addition CEO Diarmuid OÕLeary added that ÓCorkÕs Red FM is delighted that Ray Foley is going to be entertaining our listeners on Saturday mornings for the summer Ð we canÕt wait to hear him back on the radio from this weekendÓ.

Ray Foley who won 3 Meteor Awards and 5 PPI awards will bring a fresh sound to Saturday mornings in Cork. ÒI've had many brilliant Friday nights out in Cork city, so I should apologise in advance for waking everybody up on Saturday morning. I promise I'll be gentle!Ó he added.

The Ray Foley Show on CorkÕs Red FM 104 Ð 106fm starts on Saturday July 2nd at 7am and will run until 17th of September, more details can be found on

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Seven O’Clock show presenter is currently in labour

Ray Foley spent the duration of tonight’s Seven O’Clock show in labour, well sort of! The presenter was hooked up to a live currents on the show which mimic labour pains. And it’s safe to say Ray has a new appreciation for woman’s experience during childbirth as he struggled to deal with the pain, yelping […]


Boots first star gift has launched and it’s a good one

Boots have kicked off their annual star gifts and the first one is a good one! Perfect for make-up lovers the Smashbox Light it up Studio Best Sellers collection is on offer for less than half price. The set which is worth €90 is on offer for just €40. As well as a travel size […]

Aoibhin Garrihy and John Burke have tied the knot

Aoibhin Garrihy and John Burke have tied the knot today. The Fair City star married her long term beau today in Doolin, Co.Clare. The couple married in a private ceremony this morning following by a reception in the Armada Hotel, at Spanish Point. The wedding party and guests enjoyed entertainment by Irish bands Moxie and The Heathers. […]

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Hugh Hefner’s health reportedly failing

It’s been reported that Hugh Hefner’s health is failing and that he has become extremely ill. The Playboy founder has reportedly lost an extreme amount of weight and is extremely frail. A source told Page Six: “He looks like he is down to around 90  pounds and super sick. His people are really trying to […]



A concert dedicated to laughter, celebration and song
Talk show king and international star Graham Norton came to Cork to host a concert dedicated to laughter, celebration and song.

Graham was joined by well-loved Cork based performers and musicians including Linda Kenny, John Spillane, the Glaslinn Choir and Cork Arts Studio Youth Choir along with some very talented newcomers including Eddie Ryan, Sam Hudson, Eva McCarthy and Katie Lynch.

The concert is taking place to celebrate the joyful life of Helen Fennell, an 18 year old from Bandon who underwent a Heart Transplant in the Mater Hospital in the spring of 2014. She lived an action-packed 8 months following it, including attending Graham’s show and having dinner with him in October – from which she tweeted a photo captioned “best night of my life!”. She passed away suddenly at Christmas 2014 leaving a family and a vast number of friends who give thanks for her life.

All funds raised will be given in aid of The Mater Foundation, The Cork University Hospital Foundation and St Angelas College, Cork.
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The Graham Norton Show returns with amazing line-up

The Graham Norton show is back tonight and the line-up is amazing. Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick will be joining Graham to talk about their new movie ‘Trolls’. Plus Daniel Radcliffe will be chatting about his new film ‘Swiss Army Man’ and Robbie Williams will complete the line-up. Robbie will also be performing his brand […]

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds welcome their second child

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have welcomed their second child. A source has confirmed to People magazine that Blake gave birth to the couple’s second child in New York this week. However the actress’s rep has not yet confirmed the baby’s sex or name. The couple already have one daughter James, who is 22 months. […]


Lidl selling must have winter coat for just €24.99

Lidl are constantly coming up with amazing dupes and bargains Esmara 2016 Autumn/Winter Collection may just be some of our favourite items they’ve ever stocked. The range which is being rolled out across stores now focuses on functional staples, plush fabrics and elegant layering at prices that won’t break the bank. And this week some […]


New research finds worrying link between the pill and depression

New research has found a ‘worrying link’ between the pill and depression. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark found that women between the ages of 15 and 34 who used hormonal contraception were more likely to be prescribed antidepressants than those who were on other forms of contraception. In addition the study showed […]


Gordon Ramsay banned from daughter’s school

Gordon Ramsay admitted this week that he had landed himself in trouble at home after getting banned from his daughter’s school. The celebrity chef who has four children with wife Tana admitted that he had been in trouble with the school for previously not attending meetings. However when he did show up at the school […]

Alan Hughes pops the question to partner Karl Broderick  on Ireland AM!

Tv3 presenter Alan Hughes got down on one knee on air this morning to propose to his long term partner , Karl Broderick.

The proposal comes hot on the heels of the Marriage Bill 2015 being signed into law in Ireland.

Although the pair, who have been together almost 22 years, are already civil partners, Alan wanted to make their commitment to one another officially equal.

Speaking today after proposing to long term partner Karl, Alan said: "I just felt it was the right time with the week that’s in it, with the passing of the Marriage Bill. Karl proposed to me after Celebrity Salon and I just felt this was the right time to make my feelings clear to him – and what better place than the Ireland AM set, which is very much like home, surrounded by my TV family.”

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BREAKING: Alan Hughes and Karl Broderick married today

  Alan Hughes and Karl Broderick married today in a secret ceremony. The couple had only Alan’s brother Kevin and Karl’s sister Ann present, as witnesses. Releasing a statement to confirm their happy news, Alan revealed: “23 years ago today we met…15 years later we had our civil ceremony …and because the Irish people said […]

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Megan McKenna and Pete Wicks’ on the rocks following sext scandal

  Megan McKenna and Pete Wicks’ relationship could be on the rocks after it emerged that he has allegedly been sexting his ex-girlfriend. The Towie star was reportedly texting ex Jacqui Ryland while he was enjoying a romantic break with Megan. According to the Sun, he told her that he couldn’t wait to get home […]


Dogs Make The Cutest Wedding Guests

That’s it. We here in RSVP have decided there really should be more dogs at weddings. Or at least in Wedding Photos. So future brides getting married, take note: It’s adorable! Do it! We insist. Take a look at the pictures below and see what we mean. Prepare to squee and maybe shed a tear […]


Stolen Dogs forced to sleep and eat in their own faeces and urine in Cork

ISPCA Inspector Lisa O’Donovan responded to a call regarding a property in West Cork. Inspector O’Donovan investigated the presence of dogs on the property and discovered three dogs living in squalor. Two of the dogs were discovered tied with a very short rope to a wheel in a disused caravan. The dogs were unable to […]