Wednesday, April 24, 2019

RULES SMULES! Why we owe those feisty fashion renegades our wardrobe freedom

Let’s hear it for the rule breakers. Those rebels who ignore tradition and go their own way. Say what you like about preserving standards...

TASTE OF DUBLIN Sunshine, food and style make for a bumper weekend

The Taste of Dublin is possibly one of the luckiest events on the Irish social calendar when it comes to the weather. Baking temperatures...

FLYING THE FLAG Margaret Molloy on her #WearingIrish campaign

Achieve some momentum behind a hashtag campaign on social media and a whole new market can open up almost overnight. #WearingIrish is now a...

BOWIE DUFFY Exhibition by the late photographer who captured this iconic image

Dublin's Ebow gallery has reopened after a five year hiatus to play host to the Irish instalment of the ‘Bowie by Duffy’ exhibition. The show...

CARAVAGGIO AND VERMEER The National Gallery’s exceptional return

The Historic Wings of the National Gallery will re-open in June after more than six years undergoing a complete refurbishment and renovation. It's being...

STYLE ICON OF THE WEEK: Faye Dunaway

The ultimate Hollywood diva with a reputation for being ‘difficult’, Faye Dunaway will also go down in the anals of history as one of...

MAN OF BOOKS George Burke among the gems at Killruddery Market

Time slows to the waft of coffee beans and a vast collection of books, all carefully selected by literary lover, George Burke, who you'll...

THE ORIENT EXPRESS An elegant reminder of travel history in County Galway

Forever associated with luxury rail travel during an era when passengers dressed for dinner, the Orient Express began its glamorous life in 1883 thanks...

LITERARY LOVER Áine Toner’s love affair with books

Áine's Top 10 'Quotes' 'Pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked,' wrote Jane Austen to her niece, Fanny.  This keeps me amused on...