Rose Doyle: ‘Nothing was easy in France, I was warned, least of all buying property.’

Montpellier, when I got there, was doing its best to deal with January’s lack of cheer. It was cold, though not the grey kind left behind in Dublin, a(...)

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 (...)

Danielle Romeril: “It was about identity and putting a vision for yourself forward and being lucky enough to have friends who knew a bit more than I did.” Photograph: Johnny McMillan

Don O’Neill recalls his upbringing in Ballyheigue, Co Kerry as nothing short of magical. “The castle behind my house is haunted,” he says. “ We woul(...)

The French gave up the franc but don’t want to give up anything else. Photograph: Getty Images

Versailles lived again at haute couture week, as designers paraded let-them-eat-cake creations, hand-stitched with gilt embroidery and trimmed with gu(...)