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The Insider: Catch JT on the big screen

FANS of the recent viral video of Justin Timberlake's rendition of The Auld Triangle can finally catch his performance on the big screen in Inside Llewyn Davis at the Irish Film Institute.

The Coen brothers upcoming flick will premiere at the IFI on January 22. Inside Llewyn Davis centres on a penniless, disillusioned young musician as he navigates his way through Greenwich Village while relying on the kindness of strangers.

THE Jameson Dublin International Film Festival is around the corner and it's shaping up to be one of the strongest festivals yet. Things will kick off with a glitzy gala at Dublin's Savoy Cinema on Thursday, 13 February. Cinephiles will chat while drinking champers before heading in to watch John Michael McDonagh's dark comedy Calvary. Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd and comedian Dylan Moran (left) are all expected to attend the festival.

SPATULAS at the ready. TV3 are looking for bakers and cake makers to apply to the next season of The Great Irish Bake Off. Presented by Herald columnist Anna Nolan (below), the series was a hit with Irish audiences who couldn't get enough of scones and Biddy White Lennon's biting evaluations of sponge cakes and custards. Applications for the second series of The Great Irish Bake Off are now open and will close on Friday, January 17.

WE know it's a tad early but if you really want to spoil your other half this Valentine's Day then why not book a table at super trendy speakeasy, Vintage Cocktail Club, in Temple Bar.

This hideaway pub has a real ragtime vibe and on the night they'll be serving up speciality Valentine's Day cocktails.

If you want extra brownie points and have some money to burn then it's worth checking out

At the Clarence Hotel's Valentine Retreat; you get a bouquet of flowers and glass of bubbly on your arrival from €179.