Ecommerce (data-driven online shopping) may dictate our fashion choices rather than bricks and mortar outlets. Photograph: Getty Images

The clothes we wear reflect the lives we lead and the times we live in, so these are strange, unnerving times in fashion. In the past cataclysmic year(...)

David  Douglas (55), was shot six times with injuries to his chest, neck, back, torso, elbow and jaw at Shoestown, Bridgefoot Street, Dublin 1, on July 1st, 2016.

A worker at a children’s after-school service has described the moment he heard gunshots and found murder victim David Douglas lying on his back in a (...)

“All of those things we take for granted in life continued almost as though the novel coronavirus had never existed. The water continued to run,  the street lights came on at night.”

One of the most remarkable features of life during the pandemic has been how amazingly normal it has been. All of those things we take for granted in (...)

Candles are all about light and symbolism, so it’s no wonder Ireland’s candlemakers are experiencing a boom through this time of pandemic. File photograph: iStock

Candles have long been a comfort in our homes and a signal of community in our windows. They are all about light and symbolism, so it’s no wonder Irel(...)

 Kitsch Doom’s The Clothes Wear You: She is dressed in character as Meryl Daze for the We are Solitary exhibition. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An exhibition that almost did not happen, exploring our need for connectedness at a time of enforced solitude, opens at the Rua Red gallery in Tallagh(...)

Sinéad O’Brien, who contracted Covid-19 in March, at home in Marrowbone House. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sinéad O’Brien still becomes upset when remembering isolating with her family – including her husband and two children – for 14 days in March in their(...)

Niamh Damery, of the University of Limerick, national winner of the James Dyson Award

Niamh Damery, a 22-year-old student from Cork, has been announced as the national winner of the James Dyson Award for a project that attempts to solve(...)

Ailbhe and Izzy Keane of Izzy Wheels

Two Irish entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for prestigious European Union-backed innovation prizes. Dr Anita Finnegan, founder of Nova Leah, is am(...)

Trasman Jules High Sleeper from JellyBean.

Ever thought of going into a business where most of your customers are children? It really can be child’s play, according to successful entrepreneurs (...)

Hugo Byrne - ‘With a knife, it has to work before you decide how it’s going to look’. Photograph: Doreen Kilfeather

Hugo Byrne goes slowly. Otherwise the blade might lose its temper. Thoughts of sharp objects losing their tempers could lead you to worry about bloody(...)

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