Thursday, August 30, 2007

Green Synergy

Heineken Green Synergy returns to the capital this October (Wednesday 10th – Sunday 14th) with an exciting mix of established and emerging international artists performing in Dublin's finest venues over five days. Following its highly successful launch in 2006, Heineken Green Synergy promises a cracking line-up to match and surpass its debut bringing big guns such as Alabama 3, Asian Dub Foundation, Broken Social Scene presents and Turin Brakes to the Village Quarter. At the launch party in Solas this week were: 1. Larry Love and Devlin Love of Alabama 3; 2. Devlin Love strikes a pose; 3. Johney Boyle and Mo Kelly; 4. Olivia Corbett, Crick from Star Little Thing and Amanda Farrell.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

a|wear A/W collection show

Irish fashion power house awear recently hosted their A/W collection show to much fanfare. As always, the venue was out of the ordinary with a new office block on Mespil Road being comandeered for the evening. Pictured were: 1. Samina Zia and Sarah Morrissey; 2. Emily O'Donnelly and Wendy Duggan; 3. Laura Woods; 4. Sarah Morrissey and Ian Kenny.

Monday, August 27, 2007


Also at the awear fashion show were: 1. Seana Long and Yvonne Goucher; 2. Ciara Stringer and Derrick Carberry; 3. Phoebe and Emma Laing; 4. Lia Tallon.

Friday, August 24, 2007

Pintxo Opens

Bar Pintxo wine and tapas bar officially opened its doors this week in true Spanish style with a fun bull run, fire eaters and Spanish music. Bar Pintxo is the sister restaurant of The Port House on South William Street which has been enjoying a very successful year since its inception in July 2006. Located at 12 Eustace Street Pintxo is a beautiful candle-lit, bodega style tapas bar is spread over the ground floor and basement of the building with a seating capacity for eighty people.

At the opening party were: 1. Models Sarah, Lisa, Emily and Nicoletta; 2. Richard Kavanagh and James Brown; 3. Sean Montague and Norman Pratt; 4. Alex Carey and Jenny Lyons.

Thursday, August 23, 2007


Pictured at the opening party for the new Pintxo tapas bar in Temple Bar were: 1. Models Emily Rose and Daniel Lengycl; 2. Hedda Dick and John Maher; 3. Alex Carey and Alan Amsby; 4. Laurie Cearr and Myles McWeeney.

Monday, August 20, 2007

Diet Coke Design Can

Diet Coke recently hosted a lunch in the Dylan hotel to launch their limited edition range of design cans. Irish designers Eileen Shields, Brian McGinn, Joanne Hynes, Kate Fine, Lisa O'Riordan and Vivien Walsh each unveiled their interpretation of the design cans and showcased their unique creations inspired by this year's Diet Coke Design Can Collection. Pictured at the event are: 1. Pamela Flood & Caroline Morahan; 2. Sharon Walsh & Alex Phelan; 3. Xpose Girls Lisa Cannon, Karen Koster and Sybil Mulcahy.

Friday, August 17, 2007

Inchydoney Island Ladies Polo

The Inchydoney Island Ladies Polo Tournament and Lunch in aid of The Bubble Gum Club, took place on August 17th, 18th with the finals and Ladies Day on the 19th in the breathtakingly beautiful setting of Polo Wicklow’s Ballyhenry Polo Club in Ashford, Co. Wicklow. Ladies Day and the Final matches commenced with a Jacob’s Creek Sparkling Rose Reception to the sounds of The Dublin Hot Club Jazz Band. After the 300 guests enjoyed a sumptuous summer lunch carefully prepared by Masterchefs Hospitality, celebrated Irish designer, Deborah Veale previewed her new Autumn Winter 07 Collection.

Pictured on the day were: 1. Peter Harris & Sinead Desmond; 2. Miriam Ahern & Belinda Walsh; 3. Deborah Veale & Corina Grant; 4. Wendy Herbst with Des & Ann O'Dowd.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Dublin Theatre Festival

The Dublin Theatre Festival, this year sponsored by Ulster Bank, was launched recently at a garden party in Merrion Square where guests were treated to music, food, wine and performances. Details of the festival were announced and, running from 27th September – 14th October 2007, it is set to be bigger than ever. Pictured at the party were: Cormac McCarthy of Ulster Bank, Pauline McGlynn and Peter Crowley; Roddy Doyle and Sean McGinley; 3. Slaine Kelly, Norman Pratt and Rachel Kavanagh; 4. Sean McGinley and Marie Mullan.

Friday, August 10, 2007

GLAM @ Cocoon

Cocoon, Eddie Irvine's trendy bar, last night hosted the launch party for the new Thursday social, GLAM @ Cocoon. Enjoying Absolut cocktails and sounds from Avila Lipsett, the glamorous girls (and boys) were out en force and included: 1. Michelle McManus & Niamh Swail; 2. Ruth O'Neil; 3. Eddie Irvine & Alan Amsby; 4. Sara Kavanagh and Michelle McManus; 5. Sinead O'Caroll; 6. Sonya & Virginia Macari.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

IMMA Summer Party

The Irish Museum of Modern Art recently hosted their annual Summer Garden Party for over 500 patrons of the arts. Pictured enjoying the event are: 1. Aisling Dunne & Jessica Kelly ; 2. Angel Belleram & Erin Thomas; 3. Nuala Hayes, Dr Michael Casey & Mieke Vanmechelen; 4. Carol Eakins & Fiona Cashell; 5. Gavin Murphy & Rayne Booth.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Launch of the Inchydoney Island Ladies Polo Tournament

Pictured at the launch of the Inchydoney Island Ladies Polo Tournament, which takes place in Polo Wicklow on Sunday August 19th in aid of the Bubble Gum Club, were: 1. Eimear Kelly and Mary Barry; 2. Sandra Giles, Carlos Caminito and Siobhain Herbst; 3. Peter Harris and Ruth Barry; 4. Nadine Wai-O'Flynn, Sandra Byrne, Kate Earlie and Emma Gavagan.


Also at the launch of launch of the Inchydoney Island Ladies Polo Tournament were: 1. Charlie Hanrahan and Deborah Veale; 2. Lisa Cannon and Jackie Rafter; 3. Ruth McCarthy and Morris Cahill.