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From bracing walks to baristas and Buddhist retreats, the Beara Peninsula is a surprising and off-radar retreat...
Sigrid Solbakk Raabe may not look or dress like a typical pop star - and she doesn't act like one, either. She is recalling one of the early shows on her US tour, which concluded last weekend. She was sitting backstage, waiting to go on in front of thousands of adoring fans, when she found herself sucked into the vortex of online aggression.
A year after she received her MBE for services to the beauty and cosmetics industry, Charlotte Tilbury still remembers her day at Buckingham Palace. A global beauty queen in her own right, Charlotte says she was so nervous, she turned her back on Queen Elizabeth and curtsied to the audience. Make-up artist to the stars, Charlotte recalled her royal moment at a lunch at Dublin restaurant Glover's Alley where we had a first look at her holiday season collection of make-up. A huge fan of designer Alice Temperley, Charlotte was photographed wearing a silver-beaded Temperley dress to the lunch and was accompanied by her niece Sofia (pictured).
There's a long tradition that 'we do not speak ill of the dead' (de mortuis nil nisi bonum). But need that always be true? When I learned that Ulick O'Connor - writer, poet, playwright, athlete, lawyer, Renaissance man and general provocateur - had died, aged 90, my first reflex was how much I had disliked him. He could be so rude and aggressive.
Looking across the catwalks of Autumn Winter 2019, you'll immediately notice this season's coats are elongated and sweeping. Longline coats will provide extra warmth and comfort this winter, as well as making an impression. This year's batch are structured and made of heavy fabrics such as wool - unlike typical lightweight duster coats or trenches.
We’ll all soon be busy scooping out pumpkins to make Jack-O’-Lanterns for Hallow’een. Top pastry chef Shane Smith has four tasty ideas for what to do with all that delicious left-over pulp
It's hard not to be struck by the fashion journey that the Carraig Donn brand has been on for over half a century. Starting out in business in 1965 with a store on the Aran Islands, initially the brand was all about knits and servicing the tourist trade on the westerly edge of Europe. The year the Hughes family opened for business, Mary Quant was taking London by storm with her mini skirts and hotpants and Paris was agog at André Courrèges' modern, futuristic designs.
Soave? Yes, you may remember this as a relatively flavourless, uninspiring white wine that you chugged last century, but it is definitely worth revisiting, as there is now some top-quality wine being produced in the region. Soave is not the name of the grape. Like most Italian wines, it is named after the place where it is produced.
If Leo Varadkar is now the heart of Fine Gael, then Simon Coveney is its soul. Scion of a patrician Cork family steeped in party politics, he is one of three high-achieving brothers who overcame family tragedy to rise to the top echelons of politics, business and the media.