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‘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 (...)

William Garvey drinks cabinet: a foolproof way to hold your drink in style

Cocktail cool There’s a foolproof way to hold your drink in style this Christmas: get yourself a bespoke bar cabinet from William Garvey furniture Ma(...)

Sara Cosgrave at Lansdowne Place: “Some people have more of an inclination towards whimsy, but others want a very clean, contemporary aesthetic. Very minimal, very Minotti, very Italian.”

Interior designer Sara Cosgrove knows a thing or two about working with exacting clients. The Mayo native has a varied CV: Helen Green, Allegra Hicks,(...)

Sean O’Sullivan: “I am very grateful to be recognised and it is a wonderful honour.”

Irish-American tech veteran and former Dragons' Den star Seán O’Sullivan is to be honoured at this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which ta(...)

At home with Sara Cosgrove on Northumberland Avenue, Dún Laoghaire in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times
At home with the dark side

Sara Cosgrove’s name usually crops up in features on the Irish in London, with inspiring tales of Ireland’s home-grown talent, making their mark acros(...)

Siobhan Burke at her home in Portmarnock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Having completed a fashion degree in NCAD in the late 1980’s , Siobhan Burke went on to work with designers Paul Costelloe, John Rocha and Chloe in Pa(...)

Net profit at the Morrison hotel in Dublin rose to almost €1.5 million last year from €1.3 million the year before. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Elena Baturina, Russia’s richest woman with a $1 billion fortune according to Forbes, is €1.5 million richer after the luxury Dublin hotel she owns, t(...)

Floral print shirt by Issey Miyake from ‘me Issey Miyake Cauliflower, 2016’ collection.

In a remote part of west Mayo in the early 1980s, an old lace-making school that had been converted into a knitting factory was making sweaters for Ke(...)

Thalia Heffernan at home in Stoneybatter with her dog Leonard. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dubliner Thalia Heffernan (22), one of Ireland’s top models, was discovered by Morgan the Agency at the age of 15 and quickly established a thriving c(...)

Ruth Monaghan at home in Sandymount, Dublin: “I love texture and colour and Nordic simplicity and I believe that a home should be really comfortable and warm.” Photograph: Eric Luke

From Rosses Point in Sligo, florist Ruth Monaghan began her career in television production after studying commerce in DCU, experience that stood to (...)

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