Eoin McNamee’s Corpse Flowers is the most fully realised noir of all the contributions

(...) here, however, in a number of contributions. Claire McGowan’s Rosie Grant’s Finger is an offbeat comic(...)

(...)’s adventures don’t end even there. Wise but never knowing Shocking and offbeat, funny and sad, My Father(...)

Morag Davies from Lismore Co Waterford enjoying the children’s gardening workshop at the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine 2014. Photograph: Clare keogh

Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine May 15th-17thThe Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine is the first ever literary fest(...)

Author Sarah Bannan: “Podcasts mean I’m up to date, I’m engaged and I’m challenged. It means that I can hear from my favourite authors, and authors I’ve never heard of, without travelling across the globe. It means I have company for my walks, my runs, my late nights with my daughter, my early evenings in the kitchen.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...) inside look at new fiction and non-fiction, we hear candid and sometimes offbeat interviews with authors(...)

Arsenal’s David Ospina denies Swansea’s Ki Sung Yueng at the Emirates.  Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

(...) they did not easily find their best groove. The passing was just off-beat, the movement slightly flat(...)

 Zen sliding doors by Rimadesio, recently debuted at the Milan Furniture Fair, have a  semi-opaque sheet of gold sandwiched between two sheets of glass

(...) colour in Be adventurous with texture and print by playing with offbeat colour combinations. Take your(...)

Paul Kestell: the Railway stories are fixated on neoliberalism along with the dark side of relationships

(...) that I am passionate about and then present them in an offbeat way. The Mad Marys features stories on(...)

Two-piece navy suit, €239, Scott; tweed waistcoat, €69.95, Gibson; white LS T-shirt, €19.95, JackJones; navy tie, €20, Lloyd Attree Smith; tan brogues Gucinari. Glasses, stylist’s own

(...) can also inspire offbeat fashion locations, as this shoot illustrates. Photography and design(...)

The three-week-old male is the first Brazilian Tapir born at the Cork Wildlife Park since 2006. His birth is part of a breeding programme for this vulnerable species

Fota Wildlife Park is seeking public help in naming its latest arrival, a three- week-old male tapir.He is the first calf of parents Maya and Bazil an(...)

Aaron Levie, chief executive of cloud computing services company Box, which conducted an initial public offering in January that raised more than $500 million, with employees Evelyn Shaw, left, and Rosetta Phan at offices in Los Altos, Calif. Levie and his company are nearing a make-or-break point others in this generation of young companies are also likely to soon face: Find a way to cut those losses and stay ahead of deep-pocketed competition or disappear. Photograph: Matt Edge/The New York Times

(...) the world’s piñata.” Offbeat idea The technology that made Box notable, the pairing of cloud computing(...)