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Galway’s Eimear Noone to be first woman conductor at Oscars

Irish composer and conductor Eimear Noone will become the first woman to conduct at the Oscars in February. Galway native Noone will conduct excerpts from the five nominated scores. She is the first female to lead the orchestra in the...

Irish conductor first woman to lead orchestra at Oscars during performances of the five nominated scores

Galway-born Eimear Noone  Speaking on social media the Galway born conductor thanked the Oscars for inviting her to perform. Thanks to visionary producers Stephanie Allain and Lynette Howell Taylor @TheAcademy and the incredible Rickey Minor, genius music director for the Oscars for...

Oscar nominee Elton John to perform song at ceremony

Elton John will perform at the Oscars, where he is nominated for an award for best original song. He earned a nomination alongside Bernie Taupin for (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman, the musical biopic about the pop star’s life. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

All the winners from the Screen Actors Guild Awards

Parasite was a shock winner at the Screen Actors Guild Awards as Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger cemented their positions as Oscars favourites. In the TV  categories, Phoebe Waller-Bridge picked up an individual award but the acclaimed comedy fell victim...

Sir Sam Mendes’ 1917 boosts Oscars chances with Producers Guild Awards win

Sir Sam Mendes’ war epic 1917 received a boost in its quest for Oscars success after winning the top prize at the 31st Producers Guild Awards. The British filmmaker’s audacious drama won the Darryl F Zanuck Award for outstanding producer of...

Original Content podcast: Netflix goes to the Oscars

When this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced on Monday, Netflix received 24 nominations — the most of any Hollywood studio. That’s thanks in large part to “The Irishman,” which received 10 nominations, and “Marriage Story,” which received six (both films...

Dominic’s Community Centre wins coveted Pride of Place award

The winners of the Pride of Place awards, known affectionately as the 'Community Oscars', were announced at a special gala event in Belfast Waterfront Hall on Saturday night and Dominic's Community Centre, Tallaght won the top award in the Urban...

Kevin Hart is hoping to live up to the ‘wildest’ MTV Movie Awards

Comedian Kevin Hart has joked he may expose himself at the MTV Movie Awards to live up to the “wildest” moments in the show’s 25-year history. The stand-up comic is hosting this year’s event with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as...

Ratings for the Oscars have fallen to an eight-year low

The number of people watching the Academy Awards has dipped to its lowest level since 2008. The poor showing came in a year when the Academy came under fire for the #OscarSoWhite diversity controversy. The Nielsen company said on Monday...

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio crack a joke as he FINALLY gets his name engraved on an Oscar

The moment Leonardo DiCaprio finally got his name engraved on an Oscar has been caught on camera. And the actor – who won an award for his role in The Revenant, his fourth nomination in 23 years – was clearly...
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