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British Soap Awards 2012 - Red Carpet Arrivals...LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28:  Actress Michelle Keegan attends The 2012 British Soap Awards at ITV Studios on April 28, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)...E

British Soap Awards 2012 - Red Carpet Arrivals...LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Actress Michelle Keegan attends The 2012 British Soap Awards at ITV Studios on April 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)...E

British Soap Awards 2012 - Red Carpet Arrivals...LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Actress Michelle Keegan attends The 2012 British Soap Awards at ITV Studios on April 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)...E

CORONATION Street star and one of the world's sexiest women Michelle Keegan will set pulses racing when she jets into Ireland this June.

Michelle will be casting a sartorial eye over Irish fashion after being lined up as the head judge of the Most Stylish Lady competition at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.

The three-day racing festival takes place at the Curragh with the best-dressed competition on June 29.

• Not only will it play host to some of the best live music that you will experience this summer, some of Ireland's top chefs have now been lined up for the Westport Festival Of Food And Music. It's in the picturesque surroundings of Westport, Co Mayo, on June 29 and 30 and a mouth-watering line up is promised. The Food & Wine Magazine Village, hosted by Norah Casey, Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh and Tony Fenton, will bring together some of Ireland's finest chefs and restaurateurs for a series of culinary demonstrations.

• Forget Glee, a premier singing group in Bray are calling on Ireland's youngest singers to channel their inner Mariah Carey. Sing Bray Day is now calling on entrants between the ages of 15-22 who think what they have what it takes to harmonise with the best of them. Sing Bray Day takes place this Sunday, May 12.

• A fan of American folk music? Get down to Whelan's next month. American trio Tumbling Bones are returning to Ireland in May and June for a nationwide tour as they play a mix of down-home, old-fashioned American folk music. Taking place from May 17 to June 16, the trio will visit gig venues all across the country, starting in Galway and moving on to Tyrone, Clare, Donegal, Kildare, Kerry and Dublin, where they hit Whelan's on June 5. Doors open at 8pm.

• Lovers of Italian design can see a special exhibition launched in Temple Bar last night. The Icons of Italian Design exhibition is in the Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar.


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