Wednesday 22 January 2020

Natalie Portman’s bottom and other stories

Only in Weekend Magazine with the Irish Independent

Start your Weekend in style: Weekend Magazine with the Irish Independent. We catch up with Danny McCoglan, the son of the multi-millionaire producers of ‘Riverdance’ Irish body doubles and stand-ins tell us what it’s like shadowing Hollywood stars, plus we looks at five beautiful villas for those last minute sun-seekers.



Danny McColgan

"Then he hands me a DOLL of himself as Qui-Gon Jinn, and I had the rage burning inside me. I held it against Liam Nesson for year."

His parents are the multi-millionaire producers of ‘Riverdance’, but Danny McColgan insists that he won’t

rely on good old-fashioned nepotism to carve out his career as an actor.

Stand and Deliver: Natalie Portman’s bottom and  other stories


When Tinseltown comes to the Emerald Isle, stand-ins and body doubles are often required. Tanya Sweeney meets the Irish men and women that made the cut.



Take Five Last Minute Villas


The summer might be drawing to a close, but it’s not too late to find the perfect villa holiday. NIcola Brady rounds up the best from around Europe



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