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Search for Ireland's best mum

OFF The Rails' Brendan Courtney is looking to find Ireland's best mum.

The RTE presenter is hosting a special Mother's Day extravaganza at the Mullingar Park Hotel on Sunday evening. He is encouraging people to come and talk about their mums to be in with a chance to bag the top prize of a night and dinner for two in the Mullingar Park Hotel and full makeover with style guru Brendan himself.

wwwTOP Irish actor Liam Neeson will be celebrating St Patrick's Day in style this weekend, after he has been crowned Ireland and the UK's favourite Irish actor. In a poll by Sky Movies, the Co Down man beat Michael Fassbender, Pierce Brosnan and Gabriel Byrne.

wwwCORRIE fans have a treat in store. It has been announced that Street Of Dreams, a major live musical event in celebration of Coronation Street, will arrive in Ireland on May 18 and 19. The stage show will enjoy two dates at Dublin's O2 arena and sees a host of West End stars including Kevin Kennedy (aka Curly Watts) perform.

wwwA HOST of stars will kick off their St Patrick's Day celebrations in style with a VIP pre-parade breakfast and luncheon at the Rooftop restaurant in Marks & Spencer tomorrow. Broadcaster Ray D'Arcy, as well as The Voice mentor Brian Kennedy and stylist Lisa Fitzpatrick will help get the festivities under way at Grafton Street.

wwwFAMILIES looking to celebrate Easter in style can look forward to a five-star luxury break at renowned Ashford Castle next month. The hotel has a jam-packed line-up in store for adults and children over Easter weekend, including treasure hunts, art and cooking classes and bedtime movies.