Two ladies figurative digital print silk viscose shirt-dress with leather collar €495

Stained glass, particularly medieval glass with its rich luminous colours has often fascinated fashion designers, notably Alexander McQueen and Jea(...)

 Peter Scott , managing director of Carphone Warehouse Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Peter Scott likes a challenge. The managing director of Carphone Warehouse Ireland could have spent his entire career at Marks & Spencer, such was(...)

The latest supermarket ad tracker data shows Tesco has upped its advertising massively in the Irish market – by more than 100 per cent – so it won’t lose top billing without a fight. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Whisper it but, facing into 2015, there has been an outbreak of hope within the retail industry. After seven years of fretting across the retail sp(...)

Retail Ireland says figures suggest it will be retailers’ best Christmas for five years. It has forecast a 2 per cent rise in the sales worth €80 million. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire 2:31

Men were out in force in the winter sales too with major retailers expressing surprise at the number of male shoppers hunting for bargains.An unusual(...)

The queue outside JD Sports on Dublin’s Henry Street at 8:30am on St Stephen’s Day  as sales start in many  major stores. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 2:31

A bleak December 26th this year might have persuaded any right-thinking person that venturing outside would constitute reckless behaviour. But you h(...)

Pink lace bra, €42.95, pin lace brief, €27.95, both Elle McPherson. Melita robe with lace detail, €190, Vivis, all from Brown Thomas

This is a time of year when male shoppers set forth for brief encounters in city shops in search of fashion fantasies. “This is the one departm(...)

For about the outlay for a decent laptop, you can get a piece of kit that will automatically find planets, constellations, galaxies and other interstellar ports of call

Forget other people. Instead, think about yourself. For a tech-oriented gift, that is. If you’re making a list and checking it twice, it’s worth lo(...)

This being the second last weekend before Christmas and the height of the shopping frenzy, here’s how to do it in ladylike style before panic sets in

This being the second last weekend before Christmas and the height of the shopping frenzy, here’s how to do it in ladylike style before panic sets in.(...)

Models Teo Sutra, Jonathan Zavala, and Yomiko Chen, are caught by a sudden gust of wind during a photocall to launch the Arnotts Spring Summer 2015 collections , in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Wood Quay Venue behind the Civic Offices – featuring parts of the original Viking walls of Dublin – was the location for a breakfast presentation(...)

Dundrum Town Centre: trade was up on Black Friday. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh 2:13

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in the US that traditionally heralds the start of seasonal shopping mania there, has become a phenomenon in (...)