Nawal Kabouche-Kouadri and Philip Donovan at furniture shop  The Big Up in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When Nawal Kabouche-Kouadri arrived in Ireland 10 years ago the Celtic Tiger was still roaring, “and I discovered the skip”, she says. She didn’t know(...)

 From left: Julie Byrne,  Sarah McGovern, and Kate Sheehan celebrate getting their Leaving Cert results, at Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Check school rankings on the Feeder Schools app: www.irishtimes.com/feeder-schools/ Download the Feeder School PDFs here: www.irishtimes.c(...)

 Gwen Jeffares and Lynn Haughton in May Fly in Temple Bar.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Upcycling has grown up and is now a fully fledged movement, spearheaded by Irish woman, Lynn Haughton, who brings business brains to the evolving crus(...)