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Interior designer Rita Konig’s London apartment

@ritakonig While the pendulum is swinging towards a more decorative and extravagant style of décor, Rita Konig’s low-key luxe remains rooted in real (...)

Caterhire’s gold-rimmed classic dinnerware range, including glasses, costs €65 for a party of 10.

Years ago, the very idea of buying in your Christmas dinner was anathema to tradition. It was also unaffordable. Now, all the big food emporiums offer(...)

A selection of delicious produce at Póg on Bachelors Walk in Dublin.
Fit and healthy food profits

Superfoods, green cuisine and hip eateries are trending as the hot topics of conversation in sophisticated social circles these days. Health-food foll(...)

It’s good to have a choice of winter wines that you don’t have to think about too much. Photograph: iStock

This week let’s take another look at what I call wet Wednesday wines; red wines, this being winter, that you don’t have to think about too much, but w(...)

Minister for Finance and Minister for Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe’s budget offered few surprises, which was perhaps a surprise in itself

Budget 2018 spread the jam thinly. The winners are middle-income earners, writes Eoin Burke-Kennedy. The losers are sun-bed loving smokers with a tast(...)

“If you are just a retailer now you are going to have to be a tech company tomorrow.” Photograph: iStock

Retailers will gather in at a conference Dublin later this week to find out how they can make shopping more “experiential”. What on earth is experient(...)

Brennans Bread

“How could you miss Chef sauce? McCarren’s sausages? Cavan Cola? And Emerald sweets,” John John McEntee demanded to know after he read our list of bel(...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

Limestone core with fossils

Hidden between the maze of offices, coffee outlets and sandwich joints in Dublin’s Sandyford region sits one of Ireland’s most important, yet least kn(...)

Marie Claire Digby and Jan Jariabka with the finished product: raspberry and white chocolate gelato. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The sound of a dairy cow’s post-milking moo – a deep, self-satisfied rumble of relief – is a glorious thing to encounter on a wet, cold morning, when (...)

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