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The late Betty Ann Norton at her home in Dún Laoghaire.

The impact that the late doyenne of drama teachers, Betty Ann Norton, had on her pupils is well documented. As the funeral to mark her death in June 2(...)

Emma Kennedy, chief executive  of flexible workspace provider, Grafter

With the world of work once again in a state of flux following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, individuals and start-ups looking for a prime pitc(...)

43 Leeson Park Ranelagh, Dublin 6, extends to 352sq m (3,789sq ft).

“Balance and proportion are the foundations of good design,” says John Rocha, one of Ireland’s most notable fashion designers. Originally from Hong Ko(...)

Project manager Darragh Cunningham of Dublin City Council reckons that when completed it will be ‘a game changer in terms of visitor attractions’.

Building work will soon begin on a significant project in Dublin 8: the restoration of the historic Kilmainham Mills in Rowserstown Lane. The mill, w(...)

Thomas Keighery beside Arthur Maderson’s Study of Three Girls €2,900- €3,600

Operating since 1949, RJ Keighery’s well-known auction house on the banks of the River Suir in Waterford is now in the hands of the third generation o(...)

Coronavirus has shut down ready-to-wear catwalk shows that are critical to sales in the fashion industry. Photograph: Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters

A small Irish fashion company has suddenly found a surge in demand for its services as a result of the Covid-19 havoc. Skmmp (pronounced “Skimp”) is a(...)

Yelena Baturina  at the reopening of the Morrison Hotel following its refurbishment in 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Russia’s richest woman Yelena Baturina looks set to get a little bit richer thanks to her well-timed investment in Dublin’s luxury Morrison Hotel. Ha(...)

We have said this before and we will say it again, something is only ever worth buying in the sales if you actually need it and will get real use out of it

This year’s winter sales period has been shortened by two weeks as a result of Government intervention aimed at helping small and medium businesses th(...)

One of Philip Treacy’s hats. Photograph: Jonathan Short/AP Photo

It’s hats off to Ireland’s master milliner, Philip Treacy as new accounts show that accumulated profits at his company last year increased to £371,251(...)

‘One of my best memories was hitting the dance floor with Kate Moss - until the wee hours at a party in London’

Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Bray woman Georgina Heffernan, who divides her (...)

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