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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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Everyone was there.

Last night.

Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2.

The opening night of Little Pyg Pizza bringing dough maestro Enzo Coccia’s ‘legendary Neapolitan pizzas’ to Dublin.

Finally.

From top: Aishling Elliott and Brian Kennedy; Irene Hennessy (left) and Saoirse Kavanagh; Jules Mahon and Rebecca O Toole; Clyde Carroll and Paul Byrne; Nuala McKenna and Clare McKenna; Seán Munsanje; Niamh Mckeown and Zoe Ryan; Svetlana Jersova and Phil Costello; Emily McEvoy and Niamh McGroder.

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Last night and all week.

Throughout Los Angeles, California, USA.

Scenes from the 3rd annual IrelandWeek, including IrelandCon, celebrating creativity and innovation between Ireland and America across, tech, trade, culture And entertainment.

From top: singer Soulé (centre) and unidentified bandmates; Blindboy Boatclub (left) and Chris O’Dowd; SOAK; members of Just Mustard; Jim Carroll (left) and Colm Mac Con Iomaire; from left, IrelandWeek co-founder Buzz O Neill-Maxwell, Irish Consul General Orla Keane, Minister of State, Patrick O’Donovan and IrelandWeek co-founder Deirdre O Neill Machin; members of Pillow Queens; The 2 Johnnies and Conor Moore; (right); actors Adam Fergus (left) and Allen Leech; The Sunday Business Post US Correspondent Marion McKeone interviews movie producer Brian Carmody.

IrelandWeek 2019

Pics Dean Machin








Last Thursday.

Exchequer Street, Dublin 2

The Exchequer – one of the first gastropubs to open in Dublin – celebrated its 10th birthday with a bash in aid of the Peter McVerry Trust.

Ten years. In fairness.

From top: Lucas and Adriana Xavier; Darragh Mcloughlin and Ciaran O Callaghan; Micheal O Flaherty and Karl Flood; Deirdre Claffey, Sinead Dodd, Ciara Moran and Anna O Brien; Aidan McNally. Ross Holden and Chris Hayes; Shahab Coohe and Matthew Breen; Lauren Bailie and Jason Dobson; and The Exchequer boss,  Peter Rock.


Pics: Karen Morgan

Last night.

William Street South, Dublin 2.

the launch of Fanta’s limited edition flavour Dark Orange with Halloween FM at Bloody Mary’s with spooky choons from DJ Fionnuala Moran.

From top: Niamh Cullen and James Patrice; Maja Moranska and Orla Burke; Rebekah O Leary and Maria Murphy; Audrey Hamilton; Lawson Mpame, Tara Byrnes and Phil Costello; Filomena kaguako and Lorna Duffy; Kimberly Brophy; Joel Mawhinney and Madison Cawley; Ethan Mawhinney , Lucy Blaney and Kayman Power.

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Intercontinental Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

The launch of the launch of ‘Taste of Dublin’ Festive Edition which will take place in the RDS this November and will welcome an estimated 18,000 attendees to “enjoy a myriad of signature Taste experiences ranging from chefs’ demos and cooking workshops to wine and spirit masterclasses”.

Needless to say, we’re back, baby.

From top: Ruth Scott and Rob Morgan; Jenny Dixon andTom Neville; Avril Bannerton and Brendan O Connor; Helen Cooke and Jenny Maltese; Lisa Nolan; Avril Bannerton (second right) with chefs,  from left: Shane Smith, Jack O’Keffe and Aoife Noonan; Celtic Women singers Eabha Mc Mahon, Mairead Carlin and Megan Walsh; Sinéad O’Carroll and Kate McSwiney.

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Last night.

Zozimus, South Anne Street, Dublin 2.

This just gin.

Emily Cox writes:

The great and the good of the Irish Drinks world were out in force to celebrate the first-ever Best Gin ‘Oscar’ Win for an Irish Gin in Dublin last night.

Dublin’s renowned Zozimus bar & cocktail venue threw a gala party in honour of Leitrim brand, Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin, winning the Best Gin Award 2019 at the Flaviar Spirit Awards in New York.

The win has boosted the gin’s popularity across the world resulting in the brand landing in ten new countries in just 6 months, with Finland becoming the 50thinternational market to list the much-loved Irish Gin…

From top: group shot; Laura Pasquale and Kevin Flanagan; John and Agneta Crean; Alice Brophy and Marianne Healy; Clare Campbell and Keifa Murray; Pat Rigney and John Crean.

Hic.

Drumshambo Gunpowder Gin

Pics: Karen Morgan




Yesterday.

Miele Experience Centre, Citywest, Dublin

The Miele Art of Living event where Irish starchitects Dermot Bannon and Declan O’Donnell hosted a discussion on home improvement and redesign. Yes, we’re back, baby.

From top: Graham and Anna Crossan; Eileen Dunne and Declan O’Donnell; Sara and Mike McLoughlin; Aisling Hall and Kathy Tuck; Barbire Power (left) and Katherine Donnelly; Deirdre Whelan (left) and Marie Butler; Dermot Bannon and Declan O’Donnell

Miele

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Last night.

The Sugar Club, Leeson Street, Dublin 2

Irish slebs enjoyed a first look at ‘The Keith Barry Experience’, a new four part series ‘showcasing mentalism, magic and and music acts’ which airs on RTÉ One on Wednesday evenings.

From top: Keith Barry on stage;  members of hip-hop collective Chasing Abbey; Emma Power (left) and Laura Fox; Catherine McKeown and Paul Byrom; Irma Mali and Karl Bowe; Keith Barry and Alannah Beirne.

The Keith Barry Experience

Pics: Karen Morgan

Thanks Ian Collins

Yesterday.

The Curragh Racecourse, County Kildare.

Scenes from the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby where the well-heeled and interestingly-hatted great and good and not so good gathered.

From top: Sinead El Sibai, Bairbre Power, Lorraine Keane and Breeda Mcloughlin; Marry Mitchell O’Connor and Sultan Mohamed Al Ali; Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free and wife Breeda McLoughlin; Mairead Ronan and Louis Ronan; former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern (left) and Pat Breen; Frances Fitzgerald MEP (left) and Audrey Cunningham.

Good times.

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