Irish retailers are facing a tough Christmas with new Covid-19 restrictions closing non-essential outlets

We have been overwhelmed, in the best possible way, by the response to our original list, a few weeks ago, of 100 Irish websites where you can buy lov(...)

Shopping online doesn’t mean you can’t shop local. Photograph: iStock

Last week we ran an item on the move online by many small Irish businesses and the desire amongst consumers who shop online to shop local during this (...)

Áras means dwelling, house, building or home in Irish. It also means “a house of importance, and we feel that everyone’s home is a house of importance(...)

Mario Sierra of Mourne Textiles

Maison et Objet is one of the world’s biggest interiors fairs. It draws retail buyers and interior designers from all over the world to Paris ev(...)

I won’t tell you what horticulturally-themed horrors I stumbled across while researching this week’s column, except to say if you are unlucky en(...)

 Eye-catching stove: The Norwegian designed Jotul F 305LL in white enamel is set on legs and features a large firebox

Heating the hearth of the matter A stove is the smartest way to warm your home. The Norwegian designed Jotul F 305LL in white enamel is set on (...)

Industrial Cool: This German Kaffee Hag sign (above), 62cm by 57cm, in rusted original condition, normally €150, is reduced to €135

Industrial cool Industrial Things (01-2334600 industrialthings.com) is a new venture for estate agent Simon Stokes of Stokes Property and his (...)