Bríd Torrades at Osta@W8, a restaurant, coffee shop and bakery at a new holiday village, W8, in Mahorhamilton, Co Leitrim.

Bríd Torrades, who runs Ósta Café and Wine Bar in Sligo town has taken on the running of a food venue that will include a restaurant, coffee shop and (...)

Kerry fashion designer Don O’Neill working in his studio in New York

Few people come to New York to disappear, not least those in fashion. Whether you’re attending the opening of a Broadway play or standing tall in the (...)

Gerard Byrne in his Ranelagh home. Photograph: Ruth Maria/ruthmaria.com

Painter Gerard Byrne and his landscaper wife Agata have converted a sliver of Ranelagh real estate into an expansive gallery-cum-home – one that has v(...)

Griffith College interior design students Hannah Guriby and Rosario Estevez in class with tutor John McDonald. Photograph: Johnny Savage

Sara Cosgrove knows exactly when she decided to become an interior designer. It was just as she was about to become a fashion designer. “I had studied(...)