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Vyvian White of  Lotus Landscape Design

Vyvian White moved his garden and landscape design business, Lotus Landscape Design, from France five years ago where he had run a business for some 1(...)

Holos Skincare founder Niamh Hogan:  ‘The business is already worth seven figures but can be worth a lot more with the right investment.’

Holos Skincare manufactures, distributes and markets its own brand of plant-based skincare with a holistic approach that embraces skin health, wellbei(...)

Rae Feather of Rae Feather: “I go to London twice or three times a week – it’s only a short train ride away. From a creative perspective it allows me to absorb all the ideas from looking at people.”

Rae Feather came a roundabout way to the world of fashion and accessories. A native of Northern Ireland, she has been living in England for 31 years (...)

Liminal, an exhibition of Irish design, at Fuori Salone in Milan, Italy

Irish Design 2015 brought together a country-wide, innovative approach to design in Ireland. The campaign, supported and funded by the Department of J(...)

Want to brush up on your bossa nova and ballads? Head for the Bello Bar in Portobello, Dublin where jazz singer and composer Edel Meade will host sin(...)

Pilates, French style

Fancy flexing your linguistic and core muscles in the language of love? Frenchwoman Deborah Le Bidre is now offering Pilates classes for men an(...)

Matt Farrell snr: “I see ourselves as at the forefront of Thai food development in Ireland.”

A fascination with Thai cuisine, a desire to bring something new to Irish customers and the willingness to take risks led to the establishment (...)

Vicky McDwyer  receives the Nursing Home of the Year award from Excellence Ireland in 2007

Vicky McDwyer is managing director of Esker Lodge Nursing Home in Cavan, a specialist dementia care and general nursing home established in 200(...)

The group hiking in the Glenmalure valley in Co Wicklow.

‘The message for me has always been that you don’t need to have a huge amount of money to get active,” says Teena Gates. “You just start by walking ou(...)

Weight-bearing exercise is vital for both young and old, in order to maintain flexibility and stay mobile.

It’s common sense that increased exercise in youth and old age has its advantages. There is much evidence to suggest that increased physical activity (...)

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