Arlene Harris

Arlene Harris

Have seeds, will grow

Have seeds, will grow

Urban farming is catching on in a big way, with more and more people becoming aware of the need to use city spaces to grow food and make the planet cleaner

Awards recognise the best in the franchise business

Awards recognise the best in the franchise business

The franchise industry provides a massive contribution to the Irish economy with a turnover of circa €1 billion while 30,000 people are employed full time in the sector

Snap Cork takes prize for retail and business

Snap Cork takes prize for retail and business

The Cork branch of the franchise network is part of a global brand which began in Australia in 1899 and has been trading in Ireland since 1984

BAM gives CSR a solid foundation

BAM gives CSR a solid foundation

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a vital component of business in the modern world. The r...

Have we lost our manners?

Have we lost our manners?

In these busy, online-obsessed times, the art of good etiquette is becoming increasingly irrelevant to sections of the younger generation

Trees company

Trees company

A gentle breeze on the skin, warm sun dazzling the senses, beautiful foliage and clean air all around: forest bathing is becoming an increasingly popular way to wash away the blues of modern life, writes Arlene Harris

Life in the slow lane

Life in the slow lane

Taking each day as it comes on a barge on the Yonne river in southern Burgundy is one of the most relaxing ways to spend a summer European holiday, writes Arlene Harris

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

Who has it better, the city slicker or the country cousin?