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Charlene goes 'skinny' for Denim Day

Top Irish actress Charlene McKenna will be donning her favourite skinny jeans next week for the launch of Denim Day 2011.

The Raw star is backing a campaign being run by the Irish Youth Foundation and BT2.

From October 19-21, the Grafton Street store will donate 50c for every download of their new BT2 Destination Denim App towards the Aisling Project, run by the IYF in Ballymun.

Charlene will be kickstarting things with a photocall on October 18.

wwwFresh from their World Cup campaign Down Under, some well-known rugby stars and pundits will be lining out at the Shelbourne Hotel on October 28 for the annual charity rugby lunch.

Among those who have confirmed are RTE commentator Brent Pope alongside actor Risteard Cooper, who will be MC-ing the event.

Other guests will include Bernard Jackman, Shane Byrne, Neil Francis and Hugh Cahill alongside TV3 stars Bill Cullen and Jackie Lavin.

Proceeds will go towards the Children's Sunshine Home & Laura Lynn House, Ireland's first hospice for youngsters.

wwwExpect to see some well-maintained ladies heading to D4 tomorrow night for the opening of Donnybrook Cosmetic and Wellness Clinic.

One of the first facilities of its kind to open in Ireland, the clinic will be launched at the invite-only event.

Featured on the night will be the Hollywood-acclaimed Obagi treatments, as well as the new HCG medical diet for weight loss.

wwwGregarious businessman Oliver Hughes took centre stage at last night's launch of Oktoberfest at his Porterhouse Central venue in Nassau Street.

He invited a handful of guests to join him in toasting the start of the Porterhouse Brewing Company's annual festival, running for ten days starting tomorrow. This year sees the company extending the event to its London and New York bars.

German band Oompah took centre stage at last night's bash to entertain revellers with lots of Bratwurst, tasty tipples and party games.