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Wednesday 7 December 2016

Hotspot The Workmans to celebrate five years with week-long gig fest

Workman's Club
Workman's Club

Workmans turns five:

Dublin hotspot The Workmans is celebrating it's fifth year in business with an impressive week-long bash from September 8-13.

The club, which has long been a favourite amongst city hipsters, has arranged an impressive line-up of gigs and music, including shows by comedian Al Porter and indie rockers Little Green Cars.

Tickets for all the week's events cost only €5.

To buy tickets, visit www.theworkmansclub.com.

Stella Bass to tour

Singer Stella Bass has revealed she will play eight tour dates across the country.

Celebrating the 85th year of Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim - whose works include the musical West Side Story - Stella and her band will play some of his greatest hits

Stella's eight-date tour kicks off on September 11 with a lunchtime concert at The National Concert Hall, followed by an evening concert in Draiocht Arts Centre in Blanchardstown before she travels the country.

For more information on dates and tickets, visit www.stellabass.com.

Loved-up Elva staying in Ireland for now

She's an acting star fast on the rise but loved-up actress Elva Trill won't be moving away from home just yet.

While the bright lights of London are tempting the Red Rock actress (24) to up sticks and cross the water, Elva is happy to stay on Irish soil where her boyfriend of four years James Murphy is based.

Although she might not be moving away any time soon, the Sligo native - who is on the books of the same Irish acting agent as Hollywood stars Jack Reynor and Saoirse Ronan - is keen to make a name for herself across the pond.

"I'm in talks with UK agents at the minute and I'm thinking that now might be the right time to get one," she said.

"I'm in good hands over here with McFarlane-Chard but it would be nice to have a base there too," Elva told the Diary.

Cost

The young screen star, who is appearing alongside Alison Doody in the upcoming flick Brother, previously lived in London and admitted the cost of living is putting her off moving again.

"There's definitely some things I would like to accomplish in the next year," she said.

"I don't know about relocating though.

"It's so expensive to live over there and it's close enough that it's easy enough to commute.

"I think we'll have to wait for a big blockbuster before I move over there again," she joked.

 

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