PETER Kelly, aka Franc, likes to surprise his wife Eadaoin on Valentine’s Day. The mystery drive will lead to either a beach or forest destination for a winter picnic. “We might go for dinner afterwards, to a hotel, or we might stay in some little country house or B&B, wherever the direction takes us,” says the Cork-based event designer and presenter of RTÉ’s Say Yes to the Dress.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
A BUDDHIST monk will often retreat by foot to the mountains to find some zen. But when RTÉ rugby pundit Brent Pope wants inner peace, he heads to the Wicklow Mountains on his cruiser motorbike, a burly Suzuki Volusia.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
HE’S known as Little Jimmy Osmond but there’s nothing small about his career. The youngest of the 1970s chart-topping Osmond family, Jimmy joined his brothers aged three, earning his first of six gold records two years later. And though he has sung and glittered with showbiz royalty through the decades — including Elvis and Andy Williams — he carries his fame lightly.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
DR RANGAN Chatterjee believes in walking the talk and so do his children. His seven-year-old son and five-year-old daughter literally follow in the footsteps of their dad, a GP from Manchester who is also the presenter of BBC’s
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
He describes himself “an actor who can move rather than an actor who can dance”. But as much as Ciarán Bermingham, the dynamic dame in this year’s Everyman panto, loves to move to the beat, it’s not easy being surrounded by lithe professionals dancers.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
If there was a song to describe Michaela’s life right now it would be Queen’s ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’. The RTÉ2 Scorchio actress is "having a good time" and staying in shape, even if it means living in fast-forward mode seven days a week, writes.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016