Marie Kondo

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Fiona Shaw, who has been nominated for her first two Emmys. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Two Irish actors are among the nominees for this year’s Emmy awards. Fiona Shaw received her first two Emmy nominations – in the categories of Suppor(...)

Asparagus, bacon and Durrus cheese jambon

Years ago, I worked on the cheese stall in the Galway farmers’ market. I had just got just set up when my good pal Gerry Flynn walked up to me and sai(...)

Hinch Yourself Happy: Sophie Hinchcliff has sold more than 160,000 copies of her book in the UK during its first week on sale

The spring clean season is in full swing if sales of the Instagrammer Mrs Hinch’s memoir-cum-cleaning manual, Hinch Yourself Happy, are anything to go(...)

Dolly Alderton, journalist author and podcaster chats about her London home

“It’s my place of creation. It’s a total sanctuary, and more and more, it’s my nightclub. It’s where I socialise,” says Dolly Alderton, about her Lond(...)

Sarah Griffin of Harmonised Home, a professional organiser who will declutter and re-organise areas of your home

The whole Marie Kondo thing never held much weight with me. I mean how much joy can folded socks really spark? Saying that, since having kids and spen(...)

Kevin Roose: “On the subway, I kept my phone in my pocket and people-watched. It’s an unnerving sensation, being alone with your thoughts in the year 2019.” Photograph: Demetrius Freeman/New York Times

My name is Kevin, and I have a phone problem. And if you’re anything like me – and the statistics suggest you probably are, at least where smartphone(...)

#40days40items: Each day of Lent you put an item you don’t use or wear any more in a bag; after 40 days you donate the contents to a charity shop or other good cause

Today is the start of Lent, and people around Ireland – even the lapsed Catholics among us – are using it as an opportunity for self-improvement, axin(...)

Rachel Jackson, at the Age Action shop at St. Helen’s Court, Lower George’s Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Charity shops around Dublin have reported an increase in donations since the reality television series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo debuted on Netflix (...)

My name is Kevin, and I have a phone problem. And if you’re anything like me – and the statistics suggest you probably are, at least where smartphones(...)

'Even a few minutes walking outdoors alone can slow down the rush of a busy life and reframe our approach to our day.' Photograph: iStock

Imagine if I were to offer you an extra nine hours in your week. How would you spend this time? You certainly could fit in an extra run or walk, get (...)

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