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Grace Jones performing four intimate Dublin gigs

- STYLE icon and international diva Grace Jones is performing four intimate gigs in Dublin this summer.

She will take to the stage on July 21 and 22 at the Wright Venue, in Swords, and will again perform at the Savoy Theatre, in Cork, on July 23 and 24.

Tickets are now on sale at €56 each.

- THE K Club in Kildare was the place to be last night as a host of big names stepped out for the official launch of this year's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival at the Curragh Racecourse.

The event will take place in Kildare on June 25, 26 and 27, with the world-famous festival promising to be one of the most spectacular sporting events of the summer.

Guests at last night's event enjoyed a selection of food, courtesy of Good Food Ireland, all of which will be available to race-goers in the Good Food Ireland Village at this year's Festival.

- A special event will take place at celebrity haunt Krystle next week to celebrate the official launch of Couture Online in Ireland.

The VIP bash will be hosted by Nadya Gaughran and will kick off from 7.30pm on Friday, June 18, with a champagne reception.

Guests will later enjoy a fashion show featuring an exclusive preview of some of the items available to buy on the website.

- GOOD news ladies -- popular accessories brand Jimeale New York is coming to Ireland this month.

To celebrate the arrival of the celebrities' favourite brand, a special launch will take place next Wednesday, June 16, at exclusive members' club Residence on St Stephen's Green.

The invite-only bash will start at 7pm, with guests walking away with a special Jimeale New York goodie bag on the night.

The brand will be stocked exclusively through Lariche Distributors on 018903070.

- DAISY Lowe has revealed she has a bit of a thing for nerdy guys.

The 21-year-old model --who has previously dated Doctor Who star Matt Smith and music producer Mark Ronson -- said: "I still love geeks --I think glasses are definitely cute, but I really like intelligent men.

"I need someone who can (a) inspire me, and (b) that I can have interesting conversations with -- I can talk, so I need someone who can challenge me."

- Sandra Bullock could be set to reunite with Ryan Reynolds on the big screen.

The actress is attached to action comedy Most Wanted, according to Universal Pictures and Mandeville Films -- and her The Proposal co-star Ryan could also be set for talks.

"She is looking forward to reading the script," a source said.

The movie focuses on a criminal suspect -- which could be played by Sandra -- and an FBI agent played by Ryan.