Andrea Roche

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The Gardiner brothers were born in the US but now both live in Galway

Irish dancing may not instantly spring to mind when one thinks of the word “influencer”, but two American-born, Galway-based brothers look set to chan(...)

Kim Kardashian. A US non-profit organisation found that more than 200 Kardashian/Jenner social media posts “failed to clearly and conspicuously disclose material connections to brands or the fact that the posts were paid ads”. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

The Kardashian/Jenner sisters are undisputed social media royalty. Between the five sisters they have a combined following of 470.3 million on Instagr(...)

It wasn’t until the 1970s that women’s bodybuilding began. Jenni Muphy (left), Siobhan O’Hagan (centre) and Jade Wilson (right) Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

When you think about it, Arnold Schwarzenegger has a lot to answer for. Bad impressions of Austrian accents, cheesy “I’ll be back” one-liners – and th(...)

Ciara O’Doherty: “The bigger the audience, the bigger the fee the brand will be willing to pay.”

You haven’t seen anyone wearing a varsity jacket since the Breakfast Club, and suddenly they’re everywhere. You look around and realise that everyone (...)

Plus-size model Brianna Connaughton

It’s not silent, nor is it a revolution. But little by little, small victory by small victory, the Irish plus-size modelling industry is gaining tr(...)

Aveen Kinsella

The words “Irish model” – along with the words “bank guarantee” and “solid investment” – have lost their original meaning over the past decade to beco(...)

Fashion at Punchestown racecourse today. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The crowds have begun flooding into Punchestown for day one of the 2013 racing festival. Today’s action will see a total of seven races w(...)