THE people of Ahakista on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula are celebrating the news that their adopted son and celebrity neighbour, Graham Norton, has agreed to be quizmaster at their annual fund raising table quiz again this year.
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MORE than 160 people took part in Christian Aid’s annual Sheep’s Head Hike recently, including renowned celebrity and TV personality Graham Norton. The Sheep’s Head Hike, one of Cork’s largest hiking events on the Sheep’s Head, is a fundraising event aimed at raising funds to help some of the world’s poorest communities out of poverty. This year’s event drew participants from Cork, Tipperary, and even as far as the UK.
GRAHAM’S Norton’s very own signature wine has proved a big hit with punters in New Zealand selling 3,000 bottles within its first few hours on sale down under. The “Graham Norton’s Own Sauvignon Blanc” went on sale to the public in New Zealand for the first time last week and has proved a top seller for wine makers Invivo Wines who are based in Auckland.
Ahakista is hotting up again for their second annual Aloha Ahakista Regatta and Festival and what better way to kick it all off then with a sell out quiz with the amazing Graham Norton on Friday 31st July!
CHAT show star Graham Norton gave his neighbour’s house sale a bit of boost recently by tweeting the details of the property to his more than 800,000 twitter followers. Graham, who spends his summers at his idyllic waterside residence in Ahakista on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula tweeted a link to agent Charles McCarthy’s site extolling the virtues of his neighbour’s Kitchen Cove property which is on the market.
BANDONIAN Graham Norton is streets ahead of his nearest Irish rival in the TV business in terms of earnings according to figures just released.
IT may not have been ideal weather for a stroll down by the river but that didn’t stop hundreds of fans turning out to welcome local boy made-good Graham Norton to his home town of Bandon to open a new riverside walk that has been named in his honour. The star visit from the West Cork native and chat show host was arranged as part of the Cork “Rebel
BANDON native and celebrity talk show host, Graham Norton is set to return to his hometown on Friday 18th October for the official opening of the Graham Norton Riverwalk as part of Cork Rebel Week celebrations from October 14th – 20th. The tranquil walkway, which runs alongside the famous River Bandon in Norton’s hometown has been transformed and will be officially opened by the man himself at 2pm.
IF being the UK’s top rated chat show host and one of the BBC’s top stars wasn’t enough, West Cork’s own Graham Norton is now set to become a household name in the world of hospitality with a new wine set to be launched later this year named after him! The move is the brainchild of top New Zealand winemakers Invivo who can think of no better ambassador for
LOCAL celebrity Graham Norton added a touch of razzamatazz to a fundraising quiz in Ahakista at the weekend when he stepped in as quizmaster for the charity event as part of the “Aloha” themed festival. The sold out event was held in a marquee next to the famous Tin Pub in the village.
WEST Cork TV star Graham Norton was visibly moved as he received an honorary doctorate from UCC recently in the presence of his proud mother Rhoda Walker and sister Paula Walker. Graham was one of four people to receive the honour, the others being BBC journalist and author Fergal Keane; US District Court Judge Donald W. Molloy and Irish businessman Dermot O’Mahoney.
SIX-time Bafta winner and Bandon native Graham Norton is to be honoured by UCC with an honourary doctorate. The west Cork TV presenter is one of four distinguished recipients along with journalist Fergal Keane, businessman Dermot O’Mahoney and US District Court JudgeDonald W Molloy.
BANDON Town Council has approved a proposal to name a picturesque riverside walkway the Graham Norton River Walkway to honour the comedian and famous talk show host. The proposal was made by the Bandon Rebel Week committee as part of the Cork flagship Gathering event, which will run from October 14th-20th.
WEST Cork’s Graham Norton has bagged another Bafta scooping the 2013 award for best entertainment programme for The Graham Norton Show. The Bandon native was hosting the glittering awards ceremony in London’s Royal Festival Hall, when he was honoured himself.
BANDON’S most famous son Graham Norton celebrated his 50th birthday by beginning the thirteenth series of his hot BBC chat show with superstar Tom Cruise who was in London promoting his new movie Oblivion. On hearing that he had just turned 50, Cruise surprised the Bandon man with a surprise birthday gift of a Mexican Mariachi band who played Happy Birthday for the West Cork star.
BANDON man Graham Norton raised an incredible £1 million for the Comic Relief charity thanks to his record-breaking marathon chat show which ran for six hours on BBC3 recently. Graham set a new world record in the process by asking 175 questions in a single show, the most ever, as dozens of guests joined him in the studio.
BANDON man Graham Norton is set to host an incredible SEVEN-hour long chatshow in March to raise funds for the Comic Relief charity. The West Cork native’s special marathon show will take over the entire BBC3 schedule for one day.
THERE were gúnas, gowns, wet suits and tree surgery implements on the catwalk at the Bantry Fashion Show, which was held in aid of the Kilmocomogue Union of Parishes development projects last week.
BANDON native and regular West Cork visitor Graham Norton’s UK production company So Television has been snapped up by ITV in a dealthat could be worth up to £17million.
BANDON’S Graham Norton has been awarded the BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance. The West Cork star was unable to accept the award in person at a star-studded ceremony in London as he was in Baku, Azerbaijan presenting the BBC’s coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest.
UP to 400 well wishers turned out to welcome Bandon’s most famous son, TV superstar Graham Norton who was on a short visit home to open the new extension at his old school, Bandon Grammar. Mr Norton who spends several weeks every year in West Cork at his holiday home in Ahakista was on a flying visit this time and was due to return to London later today.
WEST Cork star Graham Norton’s stolen hybrid Lexus has been recovered thanks to the vehicle’s on-board GPS tracking device. The Bandon star revealed on his BBC radio show that the black RX 450 jeep had been stolen on Friday and appealed to listeners to help him find it. The car was stolen from near his East London home which was also burgled. “I am a bit distracted but was anybody
BANDON native Graham Norton took one of the top prizes at the prestigious British Comedy Awards held in London on Friday night. Graham won the Best Comedy Entertainment Personality award beating off competition from Harry Hill, Alan Carr and Charlie Brooker as his career in the UK continues to go from strength to strength