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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 (...)

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(...)

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