Author Archives : NaRocRoc

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Life goes by pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

Stranger Than Fiction 2009…

Wannabe pop stars in Afghanistan, activist pranksters and a 101 year-old Sex Therapist – it can only be the Stranger Than Fiction documentary festival which takes place at the Irish Film Institute from 18th-21st June 2009. This year the festival aims to draw together an inspiring selection of the world’s finest documentary films. Films which […]


Ryan Tubridy with Twink and Grainne Seoige. Win some, lose some.

“A humbling honour”, says he…

So the powers-that-be in RTÉ have decided, and announced this evening, that Ryan Tubridy is the man to replace Pat Kenny. The 35-year-old presenter’s first programme as host of ‘The Late Late Show’ will be broadcast in September. Commenting on taking over the programme from departing host Pat Kenny, new host Tubridy said: “I’m very […]

Let there be white smoke…

In Angels and Demons it becomes apparent very quickly that all is not well in the state of the Vatican. Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is presented with evidence which suggests the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful underground organisation in history. The Catholic Church, whose cardinals have gathered […]


Is this what they mean when they say post-modern?

At least 90 musicians from more than 30 different countries have given their first performance in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra in New York. The video-sharing website held a contest that allowed anyone, anywhere to upload a clip of themselves playing. Over 3,000 posted audition videos, and 200 finalists were selected before YouTube viewers voted for […]



Piracy or publicity? I’m not sure.

An unfinished version of the new X-Men movie, Origins: Wolverine, was leaked just a few days ago and has already made its way to the computers of more than a million BitTorrent users. The leaking of an illegal copy of the film is being looked into by the FBI, which could result in criminal proceedings. […]


So, Pat Kenny’s Gone…

Pat Kenny, knowing me, knowing you, AHAA!!! Some people will be delighted. Some will be quietly disappointed. But either way Pat Kenny has thrown in the towel. “All good things must come to an end”, said Pat. And with that, as announced on tonight’s show, his tenure of The Late Late Show comes to a […]

A double act too far…

More breaking news… Gavin and Stacey stars James Corden and Matthew Horne fear “becoming over-exposed and getting on people’s nerves”. Sorry to break it to you lads but I’m afraid it’s too late. The BAFTA-winning duo, who shot to fame in the sitcom, voiced their fears during a press conference for their upcoming film, Lesbian […]


Breaking News…

George Lee. Crazy George Lee. Turns out he’s a fan of Welsh indie acts from the mid-90’s. Particularly the Manic Street Preachers and Catatonia. Seems he has a thing for Cerys Matthews. “Phwoaaarrr” says he, before describing her as “Blondie with bite”. Who’da thunk it eh? Says he’s not to blame for the “R” word […]