Louise Kennedy  in her Andrew Martin chair. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

She has dressed presidents, politicians, actors and royalty and created new robes for the judiciary, uniforms for Aer Lingus and even priests’ vestmen(...)

Honed down to essentials: ‘Woods’ by Ed Miliano, who says the ideas behind Japanese design are as much about living as they are about making

Painstaking, time consuming, spiritual? Splashy flashy Manga mixtures? Big eyed Anime? And what about schoolgirl kitsch? Japan is an enigma, but a hig(...)

Detail from The Woods by Ed Miliano

Woods – Ed Miliano Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin **** Ed Miliano’s Woods shifts intriguingly across three locations. They are the landscape aro(...)

Calvin Klein’s golf range is designed in Cork by Eurostyle

For decades, Irish design was inextricably linked to a thriving community of craft producers, a strong Irish presence in international fashion and a s(...)

Iceland took back the franchise and bought Aim’s seven stores in late 2013.

The company that previously held the Irish franchise for the Iceland chain of grocery stores will apply to the High Court next Monday for an examiner(...)

 Avice Maughan wears an Aisling Ahern headpiece  and Natalie B Coleman dress  and Louise Byrne also wears an Aisling Ahern headpiece. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The fifth year of the Brown Thomas Create initiative, which showcases innovative Irish design in fashion, accessories and craft, was unveiled at a (...)

Odessa restaurant. The court had heard that the insolvent Odessa club and restaurant owed €78,000 in VAT and €88,000 in PRSI and PAYE

More than half of a €250,000 investment aimed at saving the Odessa club and restaurant in Dublin will go on the legal costs to establish a plan to (...)

Room with a view: a creditors’ meeting for Odessa Club and Restaurant Ltd will take place next Tuesday

Almost 90 unsecured creditors of the insolvent Odessa Club will receive just 10 per cent of the sums owed to them under a proposed rescue plan for th(...)

Winners in each of the four categories of the Cork company of the year awards were David Owens of SolarWinds (large company winner) with Cork Chamber president Gillian Keating and Vodafone Ireland chief executive Anne O’Leary; Joan Lucey of Vibes & Scribes (retail company of the year); Patrice Fanning of Technically Write IT (emerging category winner), Mark Brosnan of Xanadu Consulting (SME winner) and Cork Chamber chief executive Conor Healy. Photograph: John Sheehan

Cork is competing on a global stage thanks to the pioneering spirit of its people who have helped shape its economic development, Cork Chamber preside(...)

Fossetts was facing collapse in October Photograph: Reuters

Fossett’s Circus has been helped towards recovery by partying Google staff at Dublin’s RDS.Google took over all of the Ballsbridge venue for a staff C(...)