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Sunday 19 August 2018

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THE style crew will be heading to Punchestown next month for the annual racing festival.

And as always, there's a coveted prize for the winner of the Best Dressed Lady.

Each day from April 24-26, a different winner will be announced and receive a €1,000 voucher from the event sponsors, Coast, as well as a goody bag.

But all eyes will be on the overall winner of the fashion event.

The lucky lady and a friend will enjoy a two-day stay in New York and Spain, have style consultations and be given €1,000 to be spent in each Coast store along the way.

•Noel Cunningham was the unlikely star of Celebrity Come Dine With Me. And now he'll be taking centre stage back in his native Donegal on April 18 in the exclusive Harveys Point Hotel.

He'll be MC-ing an event aimed at promoting the picturesque county as an ideal tourist destination, with attendees enjoying a summer cabaret, a buffet tasting menu and plenty of entertainment.

Hosted by the Gysling family, the event will see the unveiling of the latest Green Guide, which provides up-to-date tips on the best things to do and see in the North West.

•We're all familiar with the magazine. But now Woman's Way will stage its first live show.

Fans of the publication will be beating a path to the RDS this weekend as they check out the three-day event, which will offer an eclectic mixture of stands and information booths.

From fashion to beauty, health to travel and food, there's something for everyone.

There's also live demonstrations and free nibbles at the event, which will run until 8pm.

•Good to see that TV3's Take Me Out has inspired a charity version of the dating programme.

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association will host a fundraiser in the Laughter Lounge on Eden Quay on Wednesday, April 18, which will follow the format of the popular TV show and will be lining up 25 single ladies looking to score a hot date with one of the brave men vying to win their affections on the night.

Hosted by Damien Clarke of Republic Of Telly fame, it will also feature comedian Andrew Stanley, with plenty of laughs guaranteed on the night.

•Jamie Bell and Evan Rachel Wood have sparked speculation that they have married after being spotted with matching rings.

The couple, who reportedly rekindled their low-key romance last summer, were seen with wedding bands on their ring fingers as they walked around in Venice, California.

According to E! News, no marriage licence has been filed by the pair in Los Angeles.

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