Ridiculous things at ridiculous prices: it’s definitely Christmas
- December 12, 2018
I spent much of last Monday evening smelling like a carnal flower. Drawn to its arresting name, I couldn’t help but wonder if the unfamiliar perfume I(...)
Playboy mansion contents go on sale: silk pyjamas and velvet slippers anyone?
- November 28, 2018, 16:48
The Irish auctioneer Martin Nolan will this week host one of the biggest house-clearance sales in Los Angeles history when the contents of Hugh Hefner(...)
The Misfits: Marilyn Monroe’s swansong gets a stage reboot
- September 22, 2018, 05:00
We are a long way from Reno. On an Autumn afternoon in Ranelagh the sun is coming through the high windows at an angle to dazzle the eye. Annie Ryan, (...)
Timmy ‘The Brit’ McCarthy: An energetic eulogy for late set dance teacher
- Irish News
- September 15, 2018, 20:50
It’s not every day that a crematorium heaves to the sound of dancers spinning around in a polka but then there was nothing ordinary about the send-off(...)
Key question for prospective presidents: are they fit to be let out?
- September 8, 2018, 06:00
There are just under three weeks to go until nominations close for the role of president, and the latest polls suggest that four out of every five Iri(...)
Higgins has all the advantages – but is he unbeatable?
- September 1, 2018, 00:36
From a situation where it was presumed in many quarters that nobody at all would challenge Michael D Higgins for the presidency, it now seems that a q(...)
Trump fans, artists and farmers: The people who would be Ireland’s president
- August 25, 2018, 06:00
As it gathers momentum, so it gathers participants. The process of nominating candidates for the presidential election has been a background hum to th(...)