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Saturday, 8 April 2006

James Nesbitt

James Nesbitt

Best known for his part in the TV series "Cold Feet", Jimmy Nesbitt took time out of his filming schedule to visit the show last Saturday and chat about his latest series of "Murphy's Law". He discussed his lifelong commitment to Manchester United and shed some light on the controversy that had him in the headlines during the week.
Jimmy also talked about a charity project called WAVE that he's involved in. A host of international artists and celebrities have donated paintings which he hopes will raise money for the Northern Ireland cross-community initiative.

For more information for Waves's upcoming charity auction check www.artwaveni.com

Deirdre O'Kane

Just back from a three month trip to Los Angeles, she joked "Ireland is always a better place when you've been away from it for a little bit". She told Ryan how she gave the city of angels a go to see if she might consider moving there. But despite the fabulous whether and the excitement of regularly bumping into celebrities, she confessed the place is not for her. After becoming a mother last year Deirdre discussed her fantasies about what it might be like if she joined the celebrity 'yummy mummy' club, swapping baby news and nappy chat with close friends like Catherine Zeta Jones, Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham.

Check out local press for more details on Deidre O'Kane upcoming shows

Norah Vincent

Norah Vincent

Norah Vincent is a woman who decided to find out what it was like to be a man. Thus for eighteen months, Norah became Ned. She documented her experiences in a book called "Self- Made Man". The book is a top ten bestseller in the United States, and Norah came to Tubridy Tonight to talk about the whole experience.
She told Ryan about the physical transformations she underwent to pass herself off as a man, how she went to a voice coach to learn to speak with a deeper voice, and how she wore "a little friend" she called "sloppy Joe". She told Ryan about what it was like dating women, getting a job in a testosterone-fuelled office and joining a bowling league.. As a man she confessed that she felt much more confident, "especially in a suit".

"Self- Made Man" by Norah Vincent is out now

Lee Ryan

Lee Ryan

Former member of one of the best selling and most successful boy bands of the last decade, Lee Ryan has embraced a solo career after now that Blue are no more. With a debut album and a Top Three single already under his belt, Lee Ryan performed his new single "Real Love". The song features on the soundtrack of the new blockbuster movie 'Ice Age Two: The Meltdown' - which is now on general release.