Mark Mccabe

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“Skipping improves your jump height, develops your calf muscles and improves footwork and hand-eye coordination – it’s a total body workout.” Photograph: iStock

Want to get fit and burn serious calories, but don’t have the time to work out? You need to take up skipping; favoured exercise of celebrities from Ka(...)

The RTE Concert Orchestra giving the crowd what they want at Electric Picnic. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

On Saturday afternoon in the VIP area of Electric Picnic, where RTÉ’s studio looms facing the main stage, Dan Healy, the head of 2FM is buzzing. Last (...)

Band manager Joe Clarke: ‘There are bands on there who have five million streams who can’t sell 100 tickets in real life’. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

The success of a music manager for an act is built on relationships, strategy and working hard to get the best for your artist, says Joe Clarke, who m(...)

The Maori have tribal tattoos; the Indians have henna skin dye. We prefer to adorn ourselves with sun damage from neck to ears and fingertip to bicep

On Saturday afternoon at the Body & Soul Festival, I’m hosting an Irish Times panel all about Irish culture with comedian Alison Spittle, writer E(...)

With its legendary “après-ski” activities, skiing is another good bet for singles looking for fun

It might be too late for this year but if you’re looking to boost your chances of being coupled up by the time Valentine’s Day 2018 rolls around, a ho(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)