Thursday 21 September 2017

End of the fairytale: Victoria Smurfit coping with the pain of divorce

Exclusively in this Saturday's Weekend Magazine with the Irish Independent

In this Saturday's Weekend Magazine, we have an exclusive interview with Victoria Smurfit, go backstage at New York Fashion Week, look at comfort food recipes, and go kayaking in Slovenia.

Cover interview

‘It’s me, three kids, two dogs and a cup of tea now’ - In her ONLY interview on the subject, Victoria Smurfit talks about the end of her marriage and beginning again

In features

  • From Park Avenue to portaloos, stylist Courtney Smith takes you backstage at New York Fashion Week.
  • Golden era: Spandau Ballet reflect on being 1980s heart-throbs ahead of their Dublin gig.
  • Chef Catherine Fulvio on her night in a hotel with the president of Italy.
  • Angela Scanlon on red carpet feminism.
  • Mary Kenny on whether the Pope is right about childless couples being selfish.

In Style


If you see me up an alleyway, I’m just changing into my heels – Bairbre Power’s shoe confessions.

Darren Kennedy on finding the perfect pair of skinny jeans

An exclusive preview of some of the designs for the ARC cancer support fashion show, sponsored by the Irish Independent


In Food


Donal Skehan’s healthy breakfast, dairy-free comfort-food recipes and the Irish craft beer revolution

In Travel


Kayaking in Solvenia, a tasty stay in Madrid, cruise deals and the best designer hotels

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