Tara Stewart: with her customised clothes and bright streaks in her hair, she has the stance of an extrovert, but behind this public persona is an unexpected shyness. Photograph: Kinlan Photography.

As rain lashes down in Donnybrook in Dublin on a dark, cold Monday night, the RTÉ radio centre is, as it tends to be in the evenings, quiet. 2fm DJ Ta(...)

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty(...)