It’s one of our coolest cities Kilkenny, with no shortage of great shops. Head straight for Folkster (056-7703312, folkster.com) which is housed (...)

Above, left to right. Green dress (€176), by Mary Portas,  green fine-knit jumper (£60, houseoffraser.co.uk), by St Martins ; gold pouchette (€129), by Biba. Yellow twist-detail dress (€129). Oversized printed shirt (€129), paisley-print skinny jeans (€116), by Mary Portas. All at House of Fraser

There are plenty of advantages to being in one’s 20s. You get away with a lot, by virtue of being young and foolish; you still have all of your teeth;(...)

An advertisement for Clarks from a bygone era

“Keeping it in the family” doesn’t conjure up the image of dynamic and innovative enterprises and nor do the figures on family- run companies. (...)