For a new exhibition, Second Skin at the National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, curator Louise Allen posed a challenge to four Irish fashion labels: Jen(...)

Blue and gold sequin skirt, €495, and top, €595

One thing that can be said about designer Joanne Hynes is that she is fearless when it comes to fashion. That somewhat contrarian nature means she (...)

Heike Kahle making baskets in her workshop at Baurnafea, Castlewarren, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Holidays in Ireland are about resting but they are also about discovering another part of the country from your own. Visiting craftspeople at work in (...)