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Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive in East (New York Times)


On last night’s Tonight with Dearbhail McDonald (top), Dearbhail was joined by Ali Selim (Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland), Carol Hunt (Sunday Independent) and solicitor Kevin Brophy.

The discussion turned to polygamy and its role in Islam.

Note the subtle shaking of the head at 0:11 and wide-eyed disbelief at 0:39.

Watch in full here.


Scooperman writes:

“I know you don’t normally do this but I came home from the Sligo Fleadh in a misty haze of confusion, minus this drum [above]. It owes me nothing at this stage but the wife bought it for me so I’m under pressure to get it back. Any help greatly appreciated.”



TV3 reveal TMZ stalwart Peter O’Riordan as the latest addition to Xposé.

He’s from Cork though, proving you really can’t have it all.


More of the TV3 Autumn schedule to follow.

Previously: Remember That Hot Irish Guy Who Works For TMZ?

You Have Met The Buff Irish Guy Who Works For TMZ?

TMI, Dude

Cork Paparazzi In LA

TMZ Rip Ireland ANOTHER New One



A 19-year-old Kate Bush as featured in the Sunday Independent with porn moustached crooner Sonny Knowles in March 1978 (top) and sporting an askew newsboy cap for a ‘sit down’ with the RTÉ Guide (above).

Via Brand New Retro and RTÉ Archives

Previously: Meanwhile, In London

Kate Bush – Mná na hÉireann


Irish News journalist Allison Morris receives fan mail correspondence from the righteous in response to this column.

Previously: Kitty Litter

2012 MusiCares Person Of The Year Tribute To Paul McCartney - Red Carpet

Neil Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years. A petition for dissolution of marriage was filed by Young in their hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th. A hearing is scheduled for December 12th. A rep for Neil Young had no comment.

Neil first met Pegi when she was working as a waitress at a diner near his California ranch, a story he tells in the 1992 song “Unknown Legend.” They were both slated to play Farm Aid in Raleigh, North Carolina, on September 13th, though Pegi’s name was recently removed from the lineup.

Neil Young Files for Divorce From Pegi Young, Wife of 36 Years (Rolling Stone)

Pic: Kevin Winter/Getty Images


Lyra McKee is a young gay woman who wrote a letter to her 14 year-old self as a response to recent hate-filled speech by Christians.

She appeared on Monday’s ‘The Nolan Show’ on BBC Radio Ulster to talk about homophobia and coming out in light of Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh’s public announcement at the weekend.

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