Thursday 29 January 2015

Rihanna parties at Lillie's after sell-out Dublin gig

Published 22/06/2013 | 05:00

Rihanna seen leaving Lillie's Bordello on Grafton Street
Rihanna seen leaving Lillie's Bordello on Grafton Street
Rihanna is escorted out by a pal
Security was tight at the after-party
Rihanna performed a raucous show at the Aviva
Mark Feehily
Karen Koster & John McGuire

The Bajan superstar celebrated her brief time in Dublin by partying at celebrity haunt Lillie's Bordello, after an energetic concert at the Aviva.

Rihanna wowed the audience at the Aviva Stadium with her high-powered – and raunchy – show. And the singing sensation certainly made the most out of her brief to Dublin by joining her dancers and select VIPs for an exclusive bash at Lillie's Bordello.

The We Found Love singer played a raucous show at the Aviva as part of her Diamonds World Tour, and indulged in her party side after wowing the crowd. Also joining the singer was Westlife's Mark Feehily, newlyweds Karen Koster and John McGuire and English actor Ryan Thomas.

Yesterday it was reported that Brown had recorded a track, 'Put it Up', with the Barbados-born star for his latest album 'X', but now he reportedly wants it removed.

However, she can console herself with confirmation that she has now overtaken Justin Bieber as the most popular musician on YouTube.

The channels dedicated to each have a combined total of 3.78 billion views, with Rihanna in the lead by about two million.

Johnny Depp and Cillian Murphy shocked locals when they poppped in for Sunday lunch in a small village in Co Westmeath last weekend.
Johnny Depp and Cillian Murphy shocked locals when they poppped in for Sunday lunch in a small village in Co Westmeath last weekend.
Tom Hank stopped off at Shannon Airport in the summer and took time out to watch the All Ireland minor hurling semi final.
Liam Gallagher paid a visit to the Strand bar in Strandhill Co Sligo where he had a pint with a pal in September.
Charlie Sheen, his pornstar girlfriendand Slash partied in Dublin in April, much to the delighted of the paparazzi following their moves.
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It's not very rock and roll - Actor Jared Leto wearing mittens as he returns to his hotel in Dublin after performing with his band '30 Seconds To Mars' in 2008.
Michael Fassbender has a cigarette outside the Shelbourhe hotel following the IFTAs party in 2008.
Danny O'Donoghue of The Script performing in Bruxelles pub for a small group of people in September 2011.
How Irish does Ed Sheeran look in this photo? The red hair, the green hoodie and the pint of Guinness.The Suffolk boy is a regular visitor here and has lots of family connections in Co Wexford where his grandparents still live in Gorey.
Kelly Jones of the Sterophonics is a regular visitor to Ireland. He even chose to come here to celebrate his birthday in June 2007, booking out the penthouse of the Morrisson Hotel for the party.
Grunge queen Courtney Love was rather animated during her presentation on an Honorary Patronage from Trinity College's Philosophical Society which she attended with friend Gavin Friday, in October 2010.
X Factor star Alexandra Burke celebrated her 24th birthday with a pint of Guinness and a birthday cake at 'The George' niteclub in Dublin.
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When Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliff bumped into the Dublin minor football team on Grafton Street last September, he accepted an invitation back to one of their houses to keep the party going. As the photo tells, he continued partying until after 4 am with the victorious team.
Britney Spears and her then boyfriend Kevin Federline have a private shop in Brown Thomas in 2004.
Bruce Stringsteen entering The Merrion hotel following a gig in 2006. The five star hotel is the singer's hotel of choice everytime he visits here.
When Kings of Leon played Slane in 2011, they chose to dine at the Michelin starred Patrick Guilbaud's restaurant and partied with Neil Diamond.
Actor Benicio Del Toro made a low key visit to Ireland in 2010, but was still happy to pose with fans for snaps.
Michael Fassbender hitting the town again, this time with acting buddy Liam Cunningham as they head to Lillies Bordello for a party in 2010.
When Rihanna came to town, she hit Brown Thomas, and went on a massive spree where she made purchases at Chanel, Hermes, Jo Malone and lingeie label Myla.
Rihanna was happy to be snapped leaving The Clarence Hotel where she stayed during her visit and munched on MMs - the peanut variety.

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