The Insider

HER inimitable designs have been worn by everyone from Sienna Miller to Kate Moss and Christy Turlington.

And now the co-founder of stylish swimwear brand Heidi Klein will be visiting Brown Thomas Dublin next month.

Heidi will be at the Grafton Street store on Thursday, May 10, as she shows off her Spring/Summer 2012 collection, exclusive to the shop.

She'll be on hand to meet customers and talk them through the best styles to suit different body shapes to ensure they look their best on the beach.

•MODELS Thalia Heffernan and former Miss Ireland Sinead Noonan were out at St Helen's Radisson Blu hotel this week turning on the smiles for the cameras.

They were showing off the latest TK Maxx fashions ahead of the summer Ladies Day events taking place all over Ireland in the coming months.

wwwWELL-known fundraiser Darina Ni Chuinneagain is over the moon after her talented daughter Zena Donnelly made it to the finals of a talent search.

The young singer is down to the final five in RTE's Nationwide TV kids' talent show. Voting closes tonight, with the winner of the 'Show off or get off' competition announced live on Elev8 on Friday.

wwwBROADCASTER Brian Maher from Spin 103 has joined forces with Mike Sheridan from to help raise money for a good cause. The two super-fit guys set off from O'Connell Street in Limerick this morning and will run 126 miles for Special Olympics Ireland.

They're aiming to arrive into Dublin's Grafton Street tomorrow morning.

wwwFORMER Rolling Stones star Mick Taylor is along the headline acts who'll be performing at the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival in Ballyshannon next month.

The guitarist, who performed with the band for six years after replacing founding member Brian Jones, will be taking to the stage of the Donegal festival, which runs from May 31-June 3.

He'll be performing with his five-piece band at the Rory Gallagher Festival Big Top on Saturday, June 2.

Other headline acts include Horslips, Dr Feelgood, Sinnerboy and the Pat McManus Band.

wwwRTE Radio 1 has just confirmed that comedian Neil Delamere will present a new satirical comedy series.

Called The 2nd Republic, it makes its debut on Saturday, May 5 and will have an initial four-episode run.

He'll be joined by some other well-known comedians, including PJ Gallagher and Chris Kent, who'll also take to the airwaves in what should make for a few belly-laughs from listeners.