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Sonos Arc (in front of TV)

The evenings are drawing in, and we’re withdrawing in after a summer spent (mostly) outdoors. Autumn is usually the time when we look forward to getti(...)

Santa will still be able to get on his sleigh on Christmas Eve without so much as a sniffle. Photograph: iStock

Covid-19 has forced us all to have conversations we didn’t think we would ever have. Conversations around whether we can travel or take holidays, or w(...)

  British milliner Anthony Peto in  his elegant Victorian terraced house in Sandymount which featured in RTÉ’s Home of the Year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

You have to take your hat off to Anthony Peto. Since moving to Ireland four years ago, the British milliner has seriously landed on his feet. His hat (...)

DJI Mavic Air 2, €679, photospecialist.ie.

So, we’ve finally been let free. We’ve flattened the curve, passed the plateau, and we’re coming out the other side, blinking in the summer sun. Lockd(...)

People enjoy the sunshine on the beach at Southend-On-Sea in Essex, in Britain, on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

A growing number of expert advisers to the British government on the coronavirus crisis have expressed concern about plans to ease lockdown restrictio(...)

You want music that winds you down, but also engages your ears and your musical sensibilities, and is written by real, talented artists and not some mindless mindfulness algorithm. Photograph:  Getty Images

It seems a long time since we had time on our hands – but time is pretty much all we have now as we wait for this crisis to run its course and – hopef(...)

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 lets you see who’d at your door via your phone.

So, what’s Techie Santa bringing you this Christmas? We all love to find a good gadget under the Christmas tree, a nice, shiny yoke with buttons and s(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Johnson has maintained his personal lead over Corbyn, who remains unpopular, particularly among older voters in the midlands and the north of England. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

 Giant fans were blowing powerful gusts of warm air into the Custard Factory in the former loading docks of the old Bird’s Custard factory in Bir(...)

Original painting by Sophie McKay Knight, with imagery contributed by women scientists from the University of St Andrews – part of the Chrysalis project coordinated by Mhairi Stewart.

“Why are women bad at maths?” You might remember that corny joke that did the rounds donkeys of years ago. You might even remember its punchline. It t(...)

Our house is carpeted with wall-to-wall Lego, and it’s not very comfortable to walk on in your bare feet. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

It creeps into your home with chilling stealth, seeping into every room like some demonic substance from Stranger Things. Pretty soon, it has filled u(...)

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