A private house in Dalkey, Co Dublin, by Italian Solutions for deBlacam & Meagher

Kate Macklin had been living near Milan for almost two decades, running a business that imported Irish beef and lamb in to Italy, when she saw an oppo(...)

Left – Kieran’s choice: Grey denim shirt, €145, All Saints; jeans, €90, Levis; black boots, €110 Bugatti; Right– Grace’s choice: Red/white stripe tee, €42, Farah; navy trousers, €130, Gant; navy blazer, €199.95, Selected; white lace-ups, €65, Converse

As every actor knows, clothes have the power to transform, outward appearance being a key to character. We spoke to three young actors shortlisted fo(...)

The clubhouse at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Photograph courtesy of KST Interiors

I started studying interior architecture at Griffith College in 2008, when Ireland was falling into recession. As the final exams approached in 2012 (...)

At L’Oreal full-year operating income rose 13 per cent to €4.39 billion while total sales advanced 12 per cent to €25.3 billion.

L’Oreal SA, the world’s largest cosmetics company, reported revenue that beat analysts’ estimates as sales growth accelerated at its luxury division a(...)

From left, bobbin-striped faux-fur coat, €870 by Shrimps, available at net-a-porter; ultra-light down jacket, £49.90 from Uniqlo; grey wool melange kimono coat with belt and envelope pockets, €190 from Cos; faux-fur-collar suede coat, €244.99 from Simply Be; Isa bomber parka, €100 from Monki

The time has finally come, as you knew it would. November is the final cut-off point for choosing a winter coat. It’s not necessarily an easy proce(...)

Kildare Village this week opens a €50m expansion. LPQ’s 200-seat outlet is the main restaurant in the extension

Le Pain Quotidien (LPQ), the New York-headquartered bakery restaurant chain that opens its first Irish outlet this week at the expanded Kildare Villag(...)

 Bono gestures launches the Red Product Line to Help the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in  2006. Photograph: AP Photo/Michel Euler

As U2 prepare for their first indoor tour for a decade, and the first live action since Bono’s serious bike accident in New York a year ago, is it tim(...)

Louis Copeland gets the measure of Conor Pope’s suits. Photographs: Dave Meehan

I wear the fact that I never have to wear a suit outside of weddings, funerals and the occasional job interview as a badge of professional pride. T(...)

One of our favourite things in Vermont: the Trapp Family Lodge

In the rousing final scene of The Sound of Music, we leave the Von Trapp family, in a crescendo of capes, escaping over a mountain. How nice, there(...)

Chinese industrialist Li Jinyuan  brought 6,400 of his employees on holiday to France in May – a trip that cost more than €13million – where they formed a record-breaking ‘longest human phrase’, reading ‘Tiens’ dream is Nice in the Côte d’Azur’. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

It starts with a pennant flag held aloft by a scarily enthusiastic twenty-something tour guide, skilled in speaking high-tempo Mandarin without pau(...)