An Irish company has stood in the way of Apple as the global technology giant prepares to launch its latest top of the range product – a smartwatch.
Apple is one of the world’s most loved brands and over the last decade has brought us innovations such as the iMac, iPod, iPad and of course the ever popular iPhone.
However, they will not be able to use their famous ‘i’ in the name for their hotly anticipated watch in Europe, because an Irish firm has already registered the trademark iWatch.
Irish action star Liam Neeson has revealed that movie producers will often have a script rewritten to accommodate his advancing age.
Neeson, who is 62 years old, sees himself as an unlikely action star and recently said he was bewildered that he is offered such roles.
However, he told German magazine TV Movie that he feels lucky to still be offered work and takes the parts because of the huge pay check he receives.
The original star of Riverdance Jean Butler has revealed that she feared that her dress may come undone in a ‘Janet Jackson’ style wardrobe malfunction during the performance that made her a star.
Butler was speaking on a new RTE documentary Insiders: Riverdance to mark the 20th anniversary of the original performance.
An estimated 300 million people were tuned in as Butler and her Irish dance partner Michael Flatley introduced the world to Riverdance. It put Irish dancing on the map and the show became a global phenomenon.