I have been neglecting my feet. Each September, I put them into shoes (like putting something into storage), and retrieve them the following May or(...)

Pandora at Mahon Point Shopping Centre in Cork: the Danish jewellery manufacturer and retailer is to move from 35 Grafton Street to 87

The jewellery specialist Pandora is about to switch to a higher-profile retail premises on Dublin’s fashionable Grafton Street. The Danish jewellery m(...)

 Shelly Corkery, fashion director for Brown Thomas. Photograph: Alan Betson

For every applicant for a shop floor job in Brown Thomas, there are hundreds who want to skate straight in as a fashion buyer. Ideally in a flippy (...)

McDonald’s on Grafton Street had been paying €1.15 million until its lease ran out in 2011. The rent subsequently dropped to €600,000. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

McDonald’s fast-food outlet on Dublin’s Grafton Street is among eight retail investments and five office blocks which have just been bought by Irish L(...)

‘Portrait of a Lady with a Large Hat’ by Charlotte Blakeney Ward

The cover of the catalogue for Adam’s Sunday interiors’ auction in the St Stephen’s Green saleroom tomorrow features an image of Lot 130, an attractiv(...)

Every woman has a tendency to become entrenched in habit. We tend to favour a particular look, and rarely deviating from it, often while failing to(...)

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 3:04

“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(...)