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We all dream of having the perfect Hollywood smile. Well here's your chance to get your perfect set of gnashers. A Blackrock clinic has just launched a competition to find the Seapoint Smile of 2012. Already a firm favourite with many of Dublin's well-known personalities and socialites, it's the same facility where top model Pippa O'Connor had her famous gap fixed. Now they are offering a €5,000 dental make-over to one lucky winner who is desperate to improve their smile. Applicants need to explain in less than 50 words why they deserve to win the prize, while also answering a simple question. For more details, log on to www.seapointclinic.ie.

Hallelujah -- Canadian legend Leonard Cohen has announced a third date at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Friday, September 14. For any fans who didn't manage to nab a ticket for one of his two Irish gigs, which sold out in just one day last week, they have another chance to see the troubadour in action. He'll be taking to the stage at the IMMA in the stunning grounds of the southside venue on September 11 and 12 and now he'll play another show two days later. Tickets priced from €79.50 go on sale at 9am today.

•more names have been added to the juicy line-up of this year's Forbidden Fruit 2012 festival. Taking place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham from June 2 to 4, Friendly Fires, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Mmoths have all confirmed they'll be entertaining punters at the summer festival in Dublin's city centre. Among the artists who had already been announced are Leftfield, Bookashade, Bloody Beetroots and The Field. Tickets for one day are priced from €49.50, while two-day tickets are €89.50 and weekend passes are €115.

•Having a wardrobe conundrum as we come into a new season? Help is at hand as Dundrum Town Centre will host a Shop Our Style event on April 21 and 22, as the venue shares hot summer fashion tips. They'll be hosting a catwalk show three times a day and will feature all the must-have looks for the coming months. L'Oreal Paris will also be hand to give some complimentary make-overs.


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