NCAD designs by Alice Langton, Adam Henderson, Daniel Roden and Jessica Bagnall, modelled by Sarah Rochford, Teodora Sutra, Laura Kinsman and Audrey Ryan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“I love doing things with my hands. I just want to make things and I have a huge interest in accessories,” said a jubilant Daniel Roden, winner of th(...)

Eric Byrne, a second generation master stonemason working in his studio in the grounds of Russborough House in Wicklow

‘To be able to take what is basically a rock and carve and shape it into something more refined is immensely satisfying” says Eric Byrne, a second (...)

Where better to photograph fashion’s spring foliage than among the lush floral displays in the Victorian splendour of the Dublin Flower and Fruit M(...)

7-11 Grafton Street: four shops including McDonalds which are bringing in an overall rent of €1,820,000. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

With the Dublin retail market, as well as the suburban office sector, rapidly recovering, Royal London Asset Management is planning to offload eight r(...)

At the top of the Irish list are Hilary and Alannah Weston (above), the Dublin-born mother and daughter from the family which controls Brown Thomas and Penneys in Ireland and Selfridges and Primark in the UK. The family is valued at some €15 billion. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The richest 250 people in Ireland are worth a combined €75.03 billion and have seen their wealth increase by 15.9 per cent in the last year, according(...)

 Breton stripes add a dash of summer, such as this top from Zara, €9.99 4:28

Summer dressing means clothes for all seasons. It means swimwear and rainwear, sandals and shoes, coats and cardigans, it means buying for more tha(...)

We’re chaperoning Honor on her first actual date. For South Dublin parents, it’s one of those landmork days in your daughter’s life, like her first visit to the orthodontist, or the first time she arrives home from studying in a friend’s house with the faint smell of spirits off her breath.

From the moment Sorcha walks through the front door, I know that something is wrong. I haven’t seen her face so drained of colour since Brown Thoma(...)

Richard E Grant: “There are 1,100 perfumes released every year. It’s like a 57-year-old man saying, ‘Right. I’m now going to release a pop record.’ You don’t stand a chance in hell. But here I am”

Richard E Grant has appeared in everything from Gosford Park to Doctor Who, from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Downton Abbey. He has even made a wildli(...)

Heidi Higgins, always the best advertisement for her own designs, is celebrating her Portlaoise boutique’s fifth year. Last year she garnered the B(...)

Carshoe driving loafers in gold or silver leather – rather like glamorous versions of the velvety suede and super-comfortable Tod’s – are available fr(...)