Kathy Scott

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People writing on the #SoundEffect ‘Wall of Sound’ at Electric Picnic 2017

President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar both sent letters praising a new campaign designed to create ‘a wave of positivity’ across Irel(...)

Body and Soul takes place on June 23rd to 25th at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Allen Kiely

At this year’s Body and Soul festival in Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath on June 23rd to 25th, The Irish Times is partnering with the Wonderlust stag(...)

In an age in which an image of breasts on television would pass unnoticed by many and would induce a yawn in many others, it is extraordinary that people can get themselves worked up about a woman breastfeeding discreetly in public.

‘He is very full of himself,” is one of those Irish phrases that must be quite baffling to everybody else. I had seen it as a relic of a past in whic(...)

The aim behind Census of the Heart was to gather a series of snapshots of where people were in their emotional lives in 2016, and what those surveyed thought Ireland would be like in a century from now.

Last April 26th, Ireland’s regular national census took place, as it does every five years. The first results from it came out recently, examining po(...)

Census of the Heart asks questions that are related to connections to and relationships with one’s home, job, community, friends and family

This weekend, as households fill out the national census form, one might be left a little cold by its questioning. So what about an alternative censu(...)

The capricious weather may be playing havoc with our moods, but at least there’s one constant that keeps us feeling good during an Irish summer: pe(...)

To “drop in” is the new phrase for turning off technology and being one with yourself and nature. It’s reminiscent of that 1960s motto “Turn on, tune (...)

Relax and renew
  • People
  • August 28, 2014, 13:57

Mixing “yoga and mindfulness with art, music, architecture and ideas” may sound like a tiring business, but a retreat in Portugal next month promis(...)

Drop Everything: ‘On an island, first and foremost, respect the local community. This is their home, not yours’

Phillip McMahonThisispopbaby What should you do when your key prop doesn’t look as it should? When there’s no time to replace it, improvise. Often, ad(...)