Arriving with TV3 colleague Elaine Crowley, Lisa Cannon caught up with Off The Rails host Sonya Lennon and soon-to-be mum Pippa O'Connor. The guests, including Peter Mark co-founder Mark Keaveney, nibbled canapes and sipped white wine as they were treated to a makeover demonstration courtesy of Holly Carpenter and Miss Universe Ireland Adrienne Murphy. 'TODAY' IS GOING SWIMMING-LEE
It's taken them a few weeks, but Maura Derrane and Daithi O Se have finally found their rhythm at their new base by the Lee in Cork.
The co-hosts have just completed their third week on air at RTE's Munster studio with afternoon offering, Today.
Derrane told us she now feels "completely entrenched" in the programme and that the nerves have disappeared.
"It took us a few weeks, but I feel like we've gelled well now and we're totally immersed in making it a success," she said. A (TWENTY) GRAND NIGHT OUT
The great and the good of Irish journalism gathered at a night for Self Help Africa at the Guinness Storehouse.
Among the who's who of Irish media who attended, helping to raise €20,000 on the evening, were broadcaster Jimmy Magee; Irish Independent columnist Shane Coleman; ex-Government press officer Mandy Johnston; Self Help Africa chairman, Tom Corcoran; Irish Independent's Ian Mallon; and Evening Herald Editor Claire Grady.