James Patrice

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“The video for Girls Aloud’s The Promise was iconic, with all the five girls in gold, shimmering sequin dresses. It was phenomenal altogether.”

Growing up, I loved pop. I idolised Steps, Kylie Minogue, the Spice Girls and then Girls Aloud. There’s great power in pop. It’s transformative. It ca(...)

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy involves a man who savours his words almost as much as he savours his food. Photograph:  CNN

I don’t want to start my column with a boast but just five minutes in and I think I’ve figured out the twist in Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy (Su(...)

Dancing with the Stars: Fr Ray Kelly and Kylee Vincent in rehearsals before the show. Photograph: Tom Honan / The Irish Times

Dancing wih the Stars has been a ratings juggernaut for RTE since it first aired four years ago. But what's it like to put an episode together(...)

Edel Cannon: ‘At the moment I’m alive and feeling well.’ Photograph: Peter Barnes

When accountant and mother-of-three Edel Cannon discovered that she had the BRCA1 gene, she knew her risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer was v(...)

Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh

Every year I watch the Rose of Tralee I am left with that uncomfortable, disempowered feeling of disappointment. Disappointed that it hasn’t changed,(...)

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(...)

Noel McGrath, Caitlín Nic Aoidh and James Patrice at the launch of Seachtain Na Gaeilge le Energia which runs from  March 1st - 17th. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

A TG4 weather presenter, a ‘Glitter Guru’, and a Tipperary hurler have joined forces to promote one of the biggest celebrations of the Irish language (...)

 The new Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne from Offaly celebrates her win with the also ran   Roses. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Well you can’t expect things to change overnight. Sadly no rose ambles on stage to breathlessly tell Daithí Ó Sé how she failed her Leaving Cert twice(...)