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Global whiskey and musical festival Bushmills Live takes place from June 19 to 20, but fans were given a mouth-watering taste of what's to come in the capital.

Some of Ireland's emerging musical talent – Dave C. Clements, Farriers and Little Bear – performed at Bushmills Live in Whelan's on Friday.

The special preview gig celebrated up-and-coming music talent in Ireland.

Only 500 tickets were available for Bushmills Live, which will see artists share the stage at the historic Old Bushmills Distillery.

www Forget Hollywood, Dublin is channelling its best Bollywood spirit as the final day of the Indian Film Festival of Ireland kicks off today.

Despite the June sunshine, crowds flocked to the fourth annual IFFI, which took place in Dundrum Town Centre from Friday to today.

Featuring the best that Indian film has to offer, such as blockbuster move Dr. Kamal, the film fest has been a rip-roaring success and punters have one last chance to catch the final day of movie magic at Dundrum this evening.

www Normally, the ladies decide to chop their hair for the summer months, but this year longer hair is more on trend.

Top models Roz Purcell, Daniella Moyles and Tiffany Stanley have all enlisted the help of their stylists to get a new set of Great Lengths Extensions. And our columnist Rosanna Davison (pictured) was even sporting a new set of Great Lengths under her sports cap at last Monday's Women's Mini Marathon.

www It will be canapes and champagne all around as An Taoiseach Enda Kenny launches Ireland's newest and hippest hotel.

Located in Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, lucky guests are in for an evening of fun as the ribbon is cut on the exclusive Marker Hotel this Thursday. Jack L will entertain.

www Social butterfly and glamorous weather girl Nuala Carey stepped out in her glad rags once again today to help launch National Carers Week.

Thousands of family carers from across the county are to take part in the a week of celebration which was launched at the Mansion House. Events run nationwide until Sunday.