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Thursday 19 October 2017

Movember is back

- MOVEMBER is back for a third year, with celebrity names including Jamie Heaslip and Cian Healy, Ireland's favourite new band The Cast of Cheers and Irish middlewight champion Gary 'Spike' O'Sullivan lined up to take part.

The annual, month-long charity event will see men grow a moustache throughout the month of November to raise funds for Action Prostate Cancer, an initiative of the Irish Cancer Society.

Those taking part should be clean shaven on November 1 and can register on www.movember.com individually or as a team to become citizens of Movember.

- LATE Late Show host Ryan Tubridy will step out next Saturday to sign copies of his new book, JFK In Ireland, at Dubray's bookstore on Grafton Street from 3.30pm.

The RTE star is the second big name to grace the shop this month after celebrity chef Nigella Lawson visited last weekend.

Tonight will see Tubridy officially launch his new publication in the Round Room of The Mansion House on Dawson Street from 6.30pm, with many of his high-profile RTE colleagues expected to attend.

- TV3's Xpose presenters turned on the style at the exclusive Hampton hotel in Donnybrook yesterday to officially launch the Xpose Xmas Xperience in association with West Coast Cooler, which takes place in the RDS from Friday November 19 to Sunday November 21.

Special guest X Factor star Jamie Archer was also on hand to launch the three-day event, which aims to provide inspiration to shoppers in the lead up to the festive season.

The glamorous Xpose foursome will join forces with some of Ireland's leading experts to offer style and beauty advice.

There will also be advice on offer for Christmas gift ideas.

- RTE sports commentator Marty Morrissey joined forces with Pamela Flood in Merrion Square this morning to be pictured with over 110 balloons to mark the launch of COPD-It's Breathtaking.

The campaign aims to generate greater awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which over 1,000 Irish people suffer from.

The high-profile Montrose stars were joined by leading Irish respiratory experts and Elizabeth Sutton, a COPD sufferer.

- EXCITEMENT is building ahead of Smirnoff's first ever Nightlife exchange project, which is due to take place on November 27.

Ireland has been chosen as the partner to Argentina by Smirnoff for the event, which will see 14 countries pair up to exchange crates containing the best of their local nightlife.

Up and coming club The Wright Venue has been chosen to highlight all that is fun, vibrant and the best of global nightlife in Ireland, with some of Argentina's best live acts jetting in to perform at the club on the night.

Tickets for the event will go on sale next Friday, October 29 and will be priced at €15 each.

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