JIM Fitzpatrick and Sinead O'Connor have proven themselves to be the poor man's Lucien Freud and Kate Moss this week: while Freud's portrait of the naked supermodel fetched over 5 million at auction, Fitzpatrick's rendering of the disrobed singer went for a comparatively measly 15,000. . . Liz Hurley is tipped to appear in the new Harry Potter film as the evil witch Bellatrix Lestrange. . . And watch out for some upcoming musical gems.
You'll need to get out your Gaeilge textbook to appreciate a new album in which the likes of Paddy Casey, The Frames, Mundy, the Devlins and Nina Hynes have brushed up their cupla focail to promote Seachtain na Gaeilge and raise money for Concern. And we can't wait to hear Brian Kennedy and Barry McGuigan dueting on The Contender. . .