Helen Cody

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Dress sense for the Irish summer

Dressing for Irish summer weather and its unpredictable vagaries presents exasperating challenges, when one minute we are languishing in a heatwave an(...)

Embroidered white cotton kaftan, €866, by Pippa Holt, Net-A-Porter;  sea-print kaftan, €99, by & Other Stories

With the temperature topping 28 degrees last month, it has become finally acceptable to use the term summer. But heatwave fashion doesn’t come natural(...)

Denis Kenny and Fiona Gilboy of Ceadogán Rugs, Barrystown, Wellingtonbridge, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Known around the world for their glorious designs and wonderful workmanship, Denis Kenny and Fiona Gilboy of Ceadogán Rugs live in an eco-friendly hou(...)

It’s the colour of blood, of passion, with the greatest power to attract attention and a starry, red carpet favourite. Red, however, is not the colour(...)

Denis Kenny of Ceadogán Rugs: “In an increasingly globalised market, people are coming to appreciate the positives associated with genuinely handcrafted pieces of work.”

Ceadogán Rugs, established in 1984 and bought in 1989 by Denis Kenny and his wife Fiona Gilboy, designs and makes high-end rugs and wall-hangings at (...)

This Helen Cody dress was styled in various ways by Eddie Shanahan, so that in one image it has old world ballerina charm and in another it looks like an Alice in Wonderland fantasy

STYLE SECRET “Dress to impress ... yourself and only yourself. Wear what makes you happy,” Danielle Vanier, fashion blogger WEAR IT This Pand(...)

Striking graduate designs in red with a heavy scarf by Zoe Redmond, knitwear by Aisling Duff, a casual split-colour outfit by Eavan Butler and beautiful pleating from Nino Sanaia

This year a record number of fashion students – 64 in total – will graduate from the two main colleges in Ireland, 37 from NCAD and 27 from LSAD. The(...)

Living colour: Helen Steele in her studio, a converted duck hatchery, in Emyvale, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An artist, fashion designer and printmaker working out of a converted duck hatchery in Co Monaghan, Helen Steele is known for her exuberant and playf(...)

‘A real eye opener’: fashion designer Helen Cody

A rug can be art and the carpet a canvas, some ending up displayed on walls rather than floors. In Ireland, modernist artist Mainie Jellett was a pion(...)

President Higgins with his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto, at the National Palace in Mexico City.

The state of them in Leinster House. Sashaying up and down the stairs, clip-clopping like ponies around the Dáil chamber, pouting at the ush- ers, fal(...)