Hubert De Givenchy with Audrey Hepburn in the mid-1980s:  Photograph:  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Audrey Hepburn glides through the credits of the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s in a black dress that is in no way little. It’s a long, narrow sheat(...)

Cashel Palace Hotel: celebrity visitors have included Ronald Reagan, Jacqueline Kennedy, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.

Plans for the redevelopment of the historic Cashel Palace Hotel in Tipperary have been given the go-ahead, subject to conditions. The 18th-century red(...)

US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit Yad Vashem, the official Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, on May 23rd. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

It’s hard to imagine US president Donald Trump ever introducing himself to a roomful of reporters as “the man who accompanied Melania Trump to Rome”. (...)

A photograph from 2015 showing  Sir John Hurt  with his wife Anwen after he was  awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II. Photograph: Getty

Sir John Hurt, who has died at the age of 77, can currently be seen playing a Catholic priest, confessor to Jacqueline Kennedy, in Pablo Larrain’s fin(...)

  Mary Tyler Moore has died aged 80. File photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Emmy-winning actor Mary Tyler Moore, who brightened American television screens as the perky suburban housewife on The Dick Van Dyke Show and as a fle(...)

Ryan Gosling in La La Land, which as been nominated for an almost unprecedented 14 Oscars, including Best Actor and Picture.

There are regular complaints about the Oscar nominations proving too predictable, and this year is no exception. Still, many of the categories will ki(...)

Irish actress Ruth Negga: "I don't think I was prepared for how much I have to talk about myself. I find that intensely boring."

Ruth Negga accommodates a rare combination of strength and frailty. She professes to nervousness when speaking in public. She talks sincerely of a ne(...)

George Stacpoole: “I find research fascinating and try and try to pass on to customers as much information as I can find.”

George Stacpoole is an antiques dealer and President of the Irish Antique Dealers Association (IADA) His shop – George Stacpoole Antiques – is at Mai(...)

 Zen sliding doors by Rimadesio, recently debuted at the Milan Furniture Fair, have a  semi-opaque sheet of gold sandwiched between two sheets of glass

The new gold standard Add lustre to open-plan living with these gorgeous new Zen sliding doors by Rimadesio, recently debuted at the Milan Furn(...)

 Oscar de la Renta (R), pictured with American Vogue Editor-in-chief Anna Wintour (C), died yesterday at his home in Kent, Connecticut. He was 82. Photograph:   Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Oscar de la Renta, the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco’s Spain and sprawled across the better living rooms of Par(...)

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