Claire Murphy from Kerry  won  the €10,000 Dundrum Town Centre voucher for best-dressed lady at the Dublin Horse Show in the RDS. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

An elegant apple-green and white outfit delivered the Best Dressed Lady prize worth €10,000 for Kerry woman Claire Murphy amid high stylistic stakes a(...)

Catherine Lundon, Mullingar, Carol Kennelly, Tralee, Co Karry, and Louise Allen, Slane, Co Meath,  winners of the Monart Most Stylish Lady contest at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

“The suspense is killing me,” said the thick set man with a pint in his hand, his voice heavy with irony. “If you want my honest opinion,” said his(...)

 Marietta Doran announces the showcase: Those heading to New York include Una Burke, Helen Steele, Heidi Higgins, Jennifer Rothwell and Chupi Sweetman. Photograph: Sara Freund

Ten Irish fashion brands are to be showcased on the first day of New York fashion week in September as part of a €50,000 promotional effort. The even(...)

Carol Kennelly from Tralee, Co Kerry, shows her excitement on being named Best Dressed Lady at Ladies Day at the Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Dublin Horse Show is a delight for the senses.The ripple of applause around the showing ring when a popular horse is beckoned to come forward for (...)

Left, from top: Shop Street in Galway; Laundromat Cafe in Reykjavik. Middle: a model wears a Chouchou Couture hood-scarf combo; right, from top: shoppers on Laugavegur, one of the oldest shopping streets in Reykjavik; Princes Square in Glasgow; Aniar in Galway

GLASGOWLay your head in the Grasshoppers Hotel (grasshoppersglasgow.com), a boutique hotel on Union Street in the centre of the city, tucked away on t(...)

Annmarie Blennerhasset from Ranelagh, Dublin, winner of the best-dressed lady prize during Ladies’ Day at the RDS yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

With a woman tottering around wearing an Eiffel Tower on her head, it could only mean Ladies’ Day at the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show. Sophie Sh(...)