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Only people on Instagram  use their coffee tables for storing books. For everyone else, they’re a place to put remote controls, piles of laundry and feet

The Coca Cola Christmas truck came to town a couple of weeks ago. I was dimly aware of its presence, due to the some 1,537 people who told me it was c(...)

Last-minute Christmas shopping. Photograph: iStock/Getty

ADULTS Dents Aviemore touch-screen gloves The gloves Among the most traditional of Christmas gifts, but what we like about Dents Avie(...)

Sometimes at Christmas there’s nothing for it but to crack out a board game,  Photograph: istock

Once presents have been played with, the fight over the remote control has led to an impasse, and dinner has been doled out, there’s only one other ti(...)

Party-season make-up from Stila, Mac, Catrice and Chanel

There is a time for the elegant subtlety of pared-back, skin-first make-up. That time is not now. We have entered what I like to think of as “the glit(...)

Black Friday  was brought to this part of the world by the Walmart-owned Asda in 2013 and by everyone else a year later. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

Some Black Friday sales started in Ireland last week and everyone from Argos to Zara is now promising discounts of anywhere between 20 and 70 per cent(...)

Monopoly, the Dublin edition

I was wandering aimlessly through the Arnotts toy department last weekend idly wondering what presents Santa’s elves might be building this year when (...)

As the Christmas shopping season kicks off in earnest, the reality of the behavioural shift will become more apparent than ever before. For many retailers and their customers, it will be, at least partially, a digital Christmas and a cyber New Year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

You would have to search high and low to find a prettier market square than the one in Donegal town. It’s not really a square at all, of course, but i(...)

The first official Dublin Monopoly game lands in shops today but the capital’s residential addresses have been wiped from the board in favour of touri(...)

Brown Thomas on Grafton Street in Dublin, which is part of the Selfridges retail group. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irishman Paul Kelly will switch from his role as managing director of the Selfridges retail business in the UK, Europe and Canada to head up a related(...)

Ellen DeGeneres: it made sense to branch out and build a bedding, barware and home-accessories brand, ED by Ellen

The superstar talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres is almost as well known in Hollywood for her savvy house moves – she’s a serial house flipper – as she is (...)

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