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Monday 18 December 2017

The Insider: Paul Howard's new play

SOME of the biggest names from Dublin's social scene are expected to step out to the Olympia theatre this Wednesday evening for the official opening night of Paul Howard's new play Between Foxrock And A Hard Place.

Invitees will enjoy a pre-show reception from 6pm, before the curtains go up at 8pm.

The much anticipated show will see Rory Nolan return as lead character Ross O'Carroll Kelly, alongside co-stars Gary Cooke of Apres Match fame, Susan FitzGerald, Laurence Kinlan, Lisa Lambe, Philip O'Sullivan, and rising TV star Aoibhinn McGinnity.

The latest offering from Howard follows the success of his first sell-out play, The Last Days of the Celtic Tiger, which was acclaimed as "a triumph" and "wickedly funny play". Jimmy Fay directs.

wwwTHE launch of Ireland's newest mobile phone company justmobile.ie will take place this Thursday, at O'Donoghue's Bar on Baggot Street.

The pre-paid mobile network aims to offer phone users a cheaper alternative to save money during the recession.

Guests can look forward to enjoying coffee and a selection of rasher sandwiches at the event, which kicks off at 11am.

wwwAFTER selling out two dates at the O2 next year - Saturday April 2 and Sunday April 3 - chart-toppers Westlife have just announced details of a third Dublin date.

The hugely popular foursome are set to take to the stage at the venue on Friday, April 8, with tickets due to go on sale this Thursday at 9am.

The band will be visiting arenas in nine cities throughout March and April, 2011, with their show set to include the band's biggest hits as well as tracks off their 2009 double platinum album Where We Are.

Ticket prices begin at €54.80 and include a booking fee but are expected to sell out fast.



  • INTERNATIONAL supermodel and businesswoman Caprice made a personal appearance in the lingerie department of Arnotts department store last Saturday afternoon from 12-3pm to launch her brand new lingerie range in the store.

The blonde beauty and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant offered a personal fitting service and advice to customers over cupcakes, while her new range was also showcased by models in a trunk show on the day.

Caprice's Autumn Winter '10 collection features all the key 'By Caprice' signatures that have previously made the brand so popular.

wwwLEOPARDSTOWN racecourse will be the place to be this Halloween when the RCSI Race against Breast Cancer event takes place at the South Dublin course on Sunday, October 31.

The day will kick off with a champagne reception at 11.30am, followed by a luncheon before the horseracing begins.

The event aims to raise vital funds for breast cancer research and will be attended by a number of high-profile celebs.

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