Jake Carter

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Hamlet Sweeney: “We just wanted to write a great song so that if it didn’t make Eurovision, at least we’d still have a great song. And we nailed it.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When we last met in January 2017, Hamlet Sweeney was sitting at the desk of a top-floor office on Dublin’s South William Street, laying out his plans,(...)

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’s new host, Jeremy Clarkson. Photograph: PR company handout

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ 1, 9.35pm As Eurovision mania kicks into gear with Ireland’s Ryan O’Shaughnessy all set to sing Together in the first s(...)

Aisling Glynn and her dog Gina.

Many people reading this will remember watching Jake Carter and Karen Byrne win the finale of Dancing with the Stars in recent weeks. Karen’s sister L(...)

Friday nights haven’t been the same without Graham, but thankfully he’s back for a new series of chat.

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Irish horse racing’s first family are among those joining Tubridy this week. Ruby Walsh will discuss his (...)

Anna Geary: the bookies’ favourite. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien/RTE

Since January, RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars has had the “Glenroe Effect” of a Sunday evening, with the start of the show indicating that your weekend (...)

Former Whitehouse communications director  Anthony Scaramucci holding a press conference in July 2017. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty

Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Downton Abbey and Paddington star Hugh Bonneville is leading the line up on this week’s show. The Bafta, Gold(...)

Rob Heffernan and his partner Emily Barker. After receiving high praise from the judges last week for this contemporary number, Rob was eliminated. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

“It’s in the hands of the gods,” says Olympic race walker Robert Heffernan in rehearsal footage, forgetting that Dancing with the Stars is actually in(...)

Dancing with the Stars:  anything can happen. Photographs: Kyran O’Brien/RTÉ

“You here for the dancing?” asks the taxi driver, before giving me a quick tour of Bray’s showbiz hotspots – Sinead O’Connor’s house, and Kilruddery H(...)

Dancing with the Stars: second series begins on Sunday. Photograph: RTE

Each Sunday – well for the next 13 weeks anyhow – your end-of-weekend fear will be soothed by the presence of vaguely famous stars and their spangly p(...)

Angela’s Ashes, the animation

Is there a trick to cooking Christmas dinner in minutes rather than slaving over a chopping board and a hot oven for hours? Order it from a deli or su(...)