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Gerard and Lisa are back on the scene

Gerald Kean and partner Lisa Murphy are making a full return to the social scene in the wake of their horror robbery at their Wicklow home last May.

Next month will see the sociable pair heading to Louth to jointly MC a fashion event in the West Court hotel in Drogheda being held on November 4 to raise funds for St Mary's Special School in Dunleer.

The following night, they're heading to the Strictly Come Dancing competition at Rochestown Park Hotel for another fundraiser in aid of Scoil Aislinn and the Cope Foundation.

wwwThe Diary reckons new RTE star Eoghan McDermott had his tongue placed firmly in his cheek with one of his Tweets this week.

The co-presenter of talent search contest The Voice raised a few titters when he wrote: "The Stone Roses or Steps... tough to call which is the more culturally significant musical reunion this year."

wwwDrum roll please. Ireland's best-known authors have just one more day to wait before the shortlist for the Bord Gais Book Awards is unveiled from more than 300 titles tomorrow.

The winners will be announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony in Dublin on November 17 with the competition naturally fierce to win one of the coveted accolades.

Previous winners have included John Banville, Colum McCann, Gene Kerrigan and Marian Keyes.

wwwRTE's style guru Darren Kennedy is about to add another string to his bow. The brains behind the popular 'helpmystyle' website has revealed how he'll be presiding over a business event next month when he flies back to his second home in Britain.

He's going to be hosting Channel 4's online coverage of the Global Entrepreneurship Week which runs from November 14-20.

In the meantime, he'll be taking part in the 2fm Dress up for Barnardos Campaign, which encourages listeners to dress up their dogs. He'll be judging the event alongside Lottie Ryan next week.