Rich Gilligan

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Kerry fashion designer Don O’Neill working in his studio in New York

Few people come to New York to disappear, not least those in fashion. Whether you’re attending the opening of a Broadway play or standing tall in the (...)

At home with Arwen Foley. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Dubliner Arwen Foley can usually be heard on RTÉ Radio 1 and 2FM in the mornings, keeping the country up to date as AA Roadwatch’s news editor. Foley (...)

Irish designer Petria Lenehan says that her affiliation to Ireland and her use of Irish fabrics translates well to the US market

Petria Lenehan is probably best known as the former proprietor of Dolls boutique, which closed its doors in Dublin in 2013. Lenehan has since built a (...)

Photographer Rich Gilligan: ‘For years I sat on a bus travelling in and out of Blanchardstown looking at these magazines, thinking wouldn’t it be amazing to do that, imagine living in New York... I feel really lucky, but in another way, you make your own luck.’

Rich Gilligan knew from the age of 16 that he wanted to be a skate photographer. Growing up in north Dublin, he used to borrow his dad’s Olympus point(...)

Petria Lenehan with her daughter Robyn in New York: ‘Everything has just happened by being here, by meeting the right person at the right time’

The fashion industry brings $250 billion (€222 billion) to the US economy every year. But in a city already saturated with fashion enthusiasts chasin(...)

Feichin Mulkerrin at the storm-damaged graveyard on Inishark Island. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

When Micheál Ó Suilleabháin witnessed his name carved in stone as builder of Inishark’s slipway and pier, he may never have imagined a series of Atlan(...)

Icelandic musician Silla

‘Art has a value and a power in wild places,” says artist Luke Franklin of 4 Bothies, during one of the talks at this year’s Drop Everything on Ini(...)