A new clothing brand, a must-have brunch and 12 other things you need to know about

Events, trends, fashion, film, podcasts ... here’s what’s trending this week

1. Ailbhe Phelan

The illustrator tasked with creating An Post’s Irish breakfast stamp series

2. Taste and Listen with Crash Ensemble and Imbibe

Music and coffee cupping at the Dublin 8 roastery on May 15th

3. nah

Wonderful Irish brand of clothing, ceramics, and more: nahstore.com

4. International Literature Festival Dublin

Get booking for a brilliant lineup between May 19th and 29th: ilfdublin.com


5. Roisin O’Dea

The RTÉ producer won gold along with Nicoline Greer at the New York Radio festival for her Doc On One, L’Agression

6. Chicken and waffles

A burgeoning brunch staple import, try it at Krewe or Chimac in Dublin

7. Oversized suits

Make like David Byrne and hang loose

8. Inis Oirr skatepark

A project in collaboration with skate collective Goblin Magazine and the local community

9. Smithfield Fleadh

A new trad and folk festival coming to the Dublin square in June

10. G-Town Records

Vibrant energy from Galway

11. Barbie

Are we ready for a resurgence of the iconic toy in the run up to the Greta Gerwig-helmed “biopic”?

12. Borien Studio

Makers of stunning bespoke furniture: borienstudio.com

13. Asparagus

’Tis the season. A good tip: Drummond House asparagus grown in Louth

14. Cyan blue

A bright and bold pop, as per Telfar’s latest addition to their shopping bag range