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Liam Neeson admits that wasn’t his butt in the movie

Liam Neeson admits that wasn’t his butt in the movie

Liam Neeson has revealed that he is self-conscious about his ‘Irish butt’ and drafted in a stunt double to play him during a nude scene in one of his movies. The Taken star is known as a badass of Hollywood and it seems he takes that title quite literally.

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Irish actor stokes up the rivalry with England ahead of ‘the greatest show on turf’

Irish actor stokes up the rivalry with England ahead of ‘the greatest show on turf’

Irish actor Colm Meaney has taken part in a comical advert stirring up the sporting rivalry between Ireland and England. The Layer Cake star was approached by Irish bookmakers Paddy Power to star in their video building up to the world-famous horse racing event the Cheltenham Festival.

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Hard Rock Hotel has opened in Dublin – take a video tour

Hard Rock Hotel has opened in Dublin – take a video tour

Ireland’s first Hard Rock Hotel has opened in Dublin and it is a treasure trove of music memorabilia and tributes to rock ‘n’ roll legends. The €52million development features a glass walkway connecting two heritage buildings in the city, the old Exchange Buildings on Lord Edward Street and Temple Bar’s …

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Sinéad O’Connor reveals her daughter signed her up for First Dates

Sinead O'Connor may appear on First dates

Irish star Sinéad O’Connor could be about to find love as she has revealed she is set to appear on TV series First Dates. First Dates is a Channel Four reality show that, as you might expect, sees single people get partnered up and taken to a London restaurant for …

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Irish schoolboy writes to Jurgen Klopp to ask Liverpool to stop winning – and gets a reply

Jurgen Klopp and Daragh Curley

A football loving Irish schoolboy got a big surprise after he wrote to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to ask them to stop winning games. Ten-year-old Daragh Curley is a fan of Liverpool’s great rivals Manchester united and like all Red Devils, he has found it hard to watch the Mersey …

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Comedy legend Steve Coogan has applied for Irish passport

Steve Coogan

British comedy legend Steve Coogan has said he considers himself half Irish and revealed that he will be receiving his Irish passport soon. Coogan is from Manchester, England but his mother came from Mayo and the family would holiday there while he was a child.

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