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It was a scrum.

Last night.

Burlington Road, Dublin 4.

The Rugby Players Ireland Awards supported by Accenture, in The Clayton Hotel withf rom top: Josh van der Flier and Sophie De Patoul; Dorothy Wall and Beibhinn Parsons; Marie Kirwan; Linda Djougang and Alice Yinka ; Susan and Mal Bradley; Rob Kearney; Francois Richardson; Christina Mahon; from left: Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki and Jamison Gibson-Park, who went ‘full McGregor’.

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We didn’t even know it was on.

Garden Terrace, House, Leeson Street, Dublin 2.

The launch of Avène’s New Ultra Broad Spectrum Facial Suncare Collection SPF 50+, now Available at Boots.

In time for the Irish ‘Summer’.

From top; Elle Gordon and Kellie Billings; Niamh Martin and Sarah O Callaghan; Corina Gaffey and Patrick Kavanagh; Melanie Morris; Megan Virgo and Kathryn Devanney; Amy Rohu and Lisa Murrin; Judy Gilroy and Trine Jenson; Grace Cahill and Katie Allen; Norah and Carissa Casey, and Event host Dr. Doireann O’Leary (left), April Kerr and Roberta Von Meding.

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Last night.

Gate Theatre, Dublin 1.

The opening night of Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster with from top: Conrad and Selina Murray; Sinead Moriarty and Claudia Carroll; Mark Huberman and Simone Collins; David and Kelly O’Callaghan; Martin and Silvia Poppmeier; Laura Kelly and Clare Dunne; Emily Callan and Shane Gillen; Brian Gleeson; Victoria Alexiev, Rowan Finken and Bella Ray; Paul Donoghue and Rebecca Grimes; Tolu and Felicia Makay; Lara Begg, Helen Donoghue and Rachel Begg; Ciara McGuinness and Faye Flynn, and former President Mary McAleese and Martin McAleese.

Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster (Gate)

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Everyone was there.

Last night.

Pink Restaurant, South William Street, Dublin 2

Stylish, bloke-free launch of Bioderma’s latest innovation in skin sensitivity Sensibio Defensive  From top: Ciara McGuinness and Trasa Walsh; Justine King; Teo Sutra; Tara Trevaskis Hoskin; Emma Clarkin; Clemintine MacNeice; Joy Porto; Nicola Cleary and Eleanor Higgins, Lorraine Slevin and Jane Quinn; AnnaZupinska ,Kiara Kavanagh and Jane Quinn.

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Last night.

Los Angeles, California, USA.

The US-Ireland Alliance’s 16th annual Oscar Wilde Awards where Adam McKay, Jamie Dornan and up-and-coming Irish actor, Dónall Ó Héalai were all honoured.

From top; Amelia Warner and Jamie Dornan; Mary Steenburgen and Adam McKay; Nora-Jane Noone; Richard Curtis and Emma Freud; Sarah Bolger; menu; Nick McCarthy; Samantha Mumba and Marc Cleary; Dónall Ó Héalai; Fig O’Reilly, and JJ Abrams.

JJ Abrams confirms he is working on U2 series for Netflix (RTE)

Pics: Albert Rodriguez

Last night.

Gate Theatre, Dublin 2.

The opening night of Endgame by Samuel Beckett starring Frankie Boyle (yes, that one), Seán McGinley, Gina Moxley and Robert Sheehan.

From top: Camille O Sullivan and Aidan Gillen; Sinead Gleeson; Sebastian Barry and Deirdre Deegan; Rick O’Shea; Carl Austin and Tara Flynn; Owen Roe and Ethan Roe; Jim Sheridan and Deirdre O’Kane; Helen Steele and Bairbre Power; Katie Davenport and Emma Coen and Martin and Mary McAleese.

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…via Irish Times:

…It comes as a surprise in Dayna Taymor’s fresh, absorbing revival for the Gate Theatre that when we first meet Hamm, he moans affectedly about his pain as if someone more superficial than despotic. “Can there be misery loftier than mine?” he says, with self-fascination, in Frankie Boyle’s thoughtful performance…

Endgame review: Absurd family comedy set at the end of the world (Irish Times)

Last night.

It’s no ordinary panto.

It’s The GAIETY panto.

The sleb-stuffed opening night of this year’s Gaiety Panto. The Little Mermaid, running until January 9.

From top: Morah Ryan with daughters Bonnie and Babette; Jennifer Zamparelli and husband Lauterio with their children Florence and Enzo; Kathleen Watkins with her grandchildren Saoirse, Lilly and Maria; Lorraine Keane and daughter Romy.

Oh no, they didn’t (send us an invite).

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Everyone was there.

Last night.

Wren Hotel, Dublin 2.

A party to launch the festive showcase of gifts from Max Benjamin. Run by brothers Mark and David Van den Bergh from their studio in Enniskerry, county Wicklow, Max Benjamin is recognised worldwide for ‘home fragrance gifts using natural and renewable ingredients’.

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Last night.

Drury Street, Dublin

The ‘Calm With Horses’ afterparty hosted by Jameson following an exclusive screening of the Michael Fassbender-produced, West-Cork set movie.

From top: Conor McCaughan, Michael Fassbender and James McCaughan; Jo Alley and Joe Murtagh; Hozier, ‘our’ Emily O’Callaghan and Andrew Keyes; Dan Emmerrson and Ariadne Kotsaki; Nicola Caughlan and Clodagh Caughlan; George MacKay; Emmett Kirwan and Laurence o’Fuarain; Barry Keoghan & Shona Guerin.


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Last night.

DCU, Collins Avenue, Dublin 9.

Irish slebs and their offspring attend the opening night of The Helix Panto, The Three Musketeers with a cast that includes includes, Ireland’s premier tenor, Paul Byrom.

From top: Anna Daly with Euan and James Ward; Lucy Kennedy and Jack and Holly Kennedy; Henry and Deirdre Shefflin and kids Henry, Sadhbh and Suin; Bernard, Pamela, Caoimhe and Finn Dunne; Luke Thomas, Sean Lee and Frankie Lee; Kerri Nicole Blanc and daughter Kayla Blanc and niece Ava Fairbrother-Blanc; Musketeers cast; Colette Fitzpatrick, Milo and Olivia McDermott; Norma Sheahan with daughters Isabelle and Jessica Benwell; Eliza, Bonnie, Dara and Mairead Ronan.

Three Musketeers at The Helix

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