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Paul Brady invites VIP guests to join him for a private gathering

Singing legend Paul Brady has invited a handful of VIP guests to join him for a private gathering that he will host on March 8.

The invitation-only event will see the veteran musician commemorate 45 years in the music business.

He will also use the occasion to officially launch his brand new album Hooba Dooba and announce his upcoming shows at Dublin's newest venue, the Grand Canal Theatre.

  • ALL diets will be out the window tonight when the Irish Traditional Italian Chippers Association hosts a special event at Harcourt Street haunt, Krystle.

Guests can look forward to drinks and some traditional fish and chips when the celebrations kick off at 8.30pm, continuing late into the night.

The event, which will take place in the club's exclusive suite, is the official launch of the first Irish Traditional Italian Chippers Association.

  • CANADIAN superstar Michael Buble will be the first music star to play at Dublin's new Aviva Stadium, formally known as Lansdowne Road.

The singer will play at the venue on Friday, September 24, with tickets starting at €65.70, going on sale this Friday at 8am.

MCD and OBAM will promote the much-anticipated event, with tickets for the fully seated concert limited to eight per person.

  • Former X Factor star Leona Lewis is auctioning herself off to raise money for Haiti. The Bleeding Love singer is selling an afternoon in her company which could involve anything from bowling to horse-riding.

Bidding has already reached £2,000 (E2,279) with all money raised going towards Oxfam's relief efforts.

"I want to do anything I can to help," Leona said. Her lots run until next Monday, atwww.oxfam.org.uk/ haitiauction.

  • Actress Kristen Stewart has rubbished reports that she, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are not yet signed up to star in the final Twilight movie.

"We're all definitely on board to do Breaking Dawn, but what's up in the air at the moment is whether it's going to be one or two films, and at the moment we still don't know," she said.