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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# X Factor

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TV3 will hold onto X Factor and BGT despite new channel
The station has retained Irish rights for the UK hit shows, which there had been speculation it could lose.
WATCH: Two Irish guys react to the X Factor
How does the average Irish male view the show? Here’s your answer.
Irish X Factor hopeful Melanie McCabe eliminated for a fourth time
The 20-year-old has once again been turned away at the judges’ houses stage.
Here’s the performance that got Irish X Factor hopeful Melanie McCabe her last-gasp success
Didn’t she make Louis cry again…
Here's the X Factor performance that got Dublin teenager Melanie McCabe a standing ovation
Louis Walsh had a cry, and all.
Watching The X Factor tonight? Try this drinking game
Play along at home with We were born to be stars, Simon.
X Factor's Irish hopeful... and 4 other weekend TV picks
Whether you’re staying in or going wild, we’ve got the telly for you.
The X Factor is getting a fifth judge - here's who the internet thinks it'll be
There will be a surprise addition to the judging panel this year.
8 things we'll miss about Louis Walsh on The X Factor
He’s announced that he will leave the show after this series.
Forgotten Irish reality TV stars: where are they now?
At one point we couldn’t get rid of them.
Listen to the conversation that got X-Factor judge Tulisa arrested
The N-Dubz singer was caught in a sting by The Sun newspaper.
Extract: If we want to get more done, we need to start a war with our televisions
Watching television eats up your valuable time when you could be doing so much more with your life. It’s time to wrestle control back from that box in the corner of the living room, writes Ruth Field.
7 gas Twitter reactions to the JLS split
They’re calling it a day after five years in the spotlight.
VIDEO: AC Milan murder Wham's Last Christmas
Some of this is okay, most will make you want to cut off your ears.
The Christmas gift idea No 4: The Louis Smith calendar
Your pommel horse, X Factor, and Strictly-loving chum will thank you for this.
QUIZ TIME! Should you watch the X Factor final?
Do you have what it takes to watch telly this evening?
Pick 6: featuring Ireland v Argentina and much, much more
In which six of our writers answer the questions that nobody has even asked.
The Dredge: I Belieb in a thing called love
The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt…
The Dredge: Who called Kristen Stewart 'a miserable c***'?
We get our hands mucky with the best of the day’s dirt.
These are just some of the things you can't ask One Direction
Or Harry will give you stink-face.
Barcelona hope to secure Xavi future
“We will do everything we possibly can and I think he would also really like to finish his career here,” said Nou Camp chief Rosell.
"Go at 'em like dogs" - Celebrity Bainisteoir gets fierce*
*In more ways than one.
X Factor returns: 6 of the show's most painfully embarrassing moments
From Louis Walsh’s jokes to the man who was more than usually excited… the best of those ‘So, who’s for tea?’ moments.
Bainisteoir Byrne hoping to give St Patrick's the X Factor
Reality TV star Mary Byrne will manage will manage the Tullow club in the upcoming series of RTÉ’s Celebrity Bainisteoir.
Coldplay's flashing wristbands are costing them dearly
Singer Chris Martin says tour gimmick is costing them a fortune.
Britney Spears joins The X Factor judges' table
Demi Lovato will also sit next to LA Reid and Simon Cowell for the second instalment of the US version of the show.
One Direction are being sued by... One Direction
The English-Irish boyband – who are currently conquering the pop world while on a global press tour – are being sued by an American all-male band over the use of their name.
One Direction make US history with chart-topping album
The X Factor boys sell 176,000 copies of their album ‘Up All Night’ – becoming the first band from the UK to enter at number 1 with a debut album.
What do you think of the latest unofficial anthem for Ireland's Euro 2012 campaign?
Tallinn rhymes with hammering. Who knew?
X Factor's Rachel Crow gets her own television show
We’re guessing her Mom is pretty happy about it.
Damien Rice pays almost $500k for Bono's guitar
The singer-songwriter bid on the customised guitar at a fundraising auction for Haiti in Beverly Hills at the weekend.
Twitter wars, part 8625: Wayne Rooney vs X Factor's Frankie Cocozza
There was only ever going to be one winner here, wasn’t there?
HMV denies X Factor fix after posting Amelia Lily's 'winner's single'
The music chain denies being part of an X Factor fix after allowing pre-orders for the winner’s single – days before they’re crowned.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
X Factor winner "to cover Damien Rice song"
The winner of this year’s X Factor competition is reported to be to covering Cannonball by Ireland’s own Damien Rice… and Rice fans aren’t very happy about the news.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
X Factor judge Tulisa faces probe over arm gesture
The singer faces an investigation over the arm gesture she makes during each programme.