Everything you need to know from the world of entertainment this week.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
Elvis Presley’s first recording is among the memorabilia being auctioned on what would have been his 80th birthday.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
A spoiler-free guide to tonight's telly. It's cold out there. Take it easy.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2014
Acclaimed American sportswriter Steve Rushin has been to the North and South Poles and most places in between. However, his love of the written word remains undimmed
Sat, 05 Jul, 2014
For 30 years, tourists have paid money to get a look at two planes once owned by Elvis Presley at Graceland in Memphis.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland yesterday to pay their respects to the rock and roll icon with a candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
Elvis Presley fans from around the world are making their annual pilgrimage to Graceland to pay their respects to the rock and roll icon with a candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
ELVIS Presley’s daughter is releasing an album today. Storm and Grace is Lisa Marie’s third, but the first in which she has found her voice.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2012
The King’s briefs are to go on sale at an auction of Elvis Presley pop memorabilia.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2012
Elvis Presley’s ex-wife Priscilla and their daughter Lisa Marie stunned a crowd of thousands on Wednesday when they greeted fans who had flocked to Graceland for a candlelight vigil marking the 35th anniversary of the singer’s death.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
For the right price, you or a loved one can rest in peace in the tomb of The King.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
THE Mississippi River crested in Memphis at nearly 48 feet (14.6m), falling short of its all-time record but still soaking low-lying areas with enough water to require a massive clean-up. To the south, residents in the Mississippi Delta prepared for the worst.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
The Mississippi River crested in Memphis today at a height just inches short of the area’s all-time record but still soaking low-lying areas with enough water to require a massive cleanup.
Tue, 10 May, 2011
Johnny Cash's childhood home is being restored and turned into a museum.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2011
MICHAEL JACKSON’S sudden death sparked an outpouring of grief around the world, but fans also opened their wallets to make him this year’s top-earning dead celebrity with $275 million (€198m).
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
Elvis Presley fans from around the world flocked to Graceland for the annual late night procession past the king of rock’n’roll’s grave.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2010
A strand of Elvis’ hair collected by his personal barber is expected to fetch up to €280 at auction.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2009
NEIGHBOURS say they will fight any move to turn Michael Jackson’s former home, Neverland, into a tourist destination.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2009
THE world is entering the realms of hell, banks are crashing, a new president has entered the White House, and Michael Flatley has given an interview to TV3. It’s on tomorrow. You might want to watch it.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2009
Elvis Presley fans have flocked to his former Graceland home for a party to celebrate what would have been his 74th birthday, hosted by his ex-wife Priscilla.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2009
ELVIS PRESLEY tops the list of the highest-earning dead celebrities, US business magazine Forbes revealed.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2008
Lost images of Elvis Presley performing at New York's Madison Square Garden have been unearthed by the venue's former photographer.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2008
James Brown's formerly secret love child is fighting the late soul star's estate in an effort to allow fans to visit his final resting place.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007
There’s only one Elvis Presley – but an awful lot of Elvis impersonators.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2007
The children of soul legend James Brown want to turn his home into a museum - and they're using Elvis Presley's Graceland home as the business model.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
Spoon-bender Uri Geller is suing the former owners of Elvis Presley’s first house, claiming they breached an eBay contract to sell him and two partners the home.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2006
Elvis Presley's father was the man who secretly plotted to snatch The King's dead body from his mausoleum resting place - to convince Memphis officials that the rocker should be buried at his Graceland home.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2006
A YOUNG rock band called on the people of Cork last night to back them in a live national TV competition next week.
Fri, 26 May, 2006
PSYCHIC Uri Geller and two partners have bought the Tennessee house Elvis Presley lived in before moving to Graceland, with a winning bid of $905,100 on eBay, he said.
Wed, 17 May, 2006
The first house rock legend Elvis Presley ever owned has been put up for sale on auction website eBay.
Thu, 20 Apr, 2006
THE FIRST home Elvis Presley owned, a ranch-style house in Memphis, Tennessee, that he bought as his career was taking off with Heartbreak Hotel, is for sale online.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2006
Actress Priscilla Presley today said she would be “very reluctant” to get involved in the big-screen remake of TV soap opera Dallas, in which she starred in the 1980s.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2006
The Memphis home of the King of Rock ’n’ Roll was named a US national historic landmark today.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2006
ELVIS PRESLEY had a reputation as a night owl and a new exhibit at the Graceland museum gives a peek into his nocturnal activities.
Wed, 22 Mar, 2006
Elvis Presley had a reputation as a night owl and a new exhibit at the Graceland museum gives a peek into his nocturnal activities.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2006
US President George Bush’s going-away present to Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi was some kind of “good luck charm”.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2006
The road manager behind Paul Simon’s historic Graceland tour has been stabbed to death in his New York home, allegedly by his girlfriend.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2005
The Beatles’ enduring appeal was confirmed today when they were named the most important entertainers of the past 100 years.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2005
Elvis Presley had a 70th birthday celebration to remember from beyond the grave after passing the 50 million singles mark in America.
Tue, 11 Jan, 2005
Lisa Marie Presley today sold the rights to her father Elvis Presley’s estate for €75.8m, saying it was the best way to “preserve and protect his legacy”.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2004
Elvis Presley fans looked back to his beginnings as they gathered at Graceland to celebrate the 69th anniversary of his birth.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2004
Elvis Presley's manager Colonel Tom Parker held the singer back from becoming a good actor, according to songwriter Mike Stoller.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2003