Catherine Healy

Catherine Healy

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Take note The next generation of classical stars is in the spotlight on Saturday and Sunday next,...

Northern Exposure: Ireland's naturist colonies

Northern Exposure: Ireland's naturist colonies

Naturism's Irish practitioners here are determined to take it mainstream, claiming that it engenders a sense of freedom and equality, and has many pyschological benefits

West Cork residence has streak of the poet

West Cork residence has streak of the poet

A home which was once an artist’s retreat frequented by George Bernard Shaw offers a respite for the creative soul in us all, writes Catherine Healy

Lots of breathing room on the Shannon

Lots of breathing room on the Shannon

Ballydoole House in Limerick extends to 464 square metres of modern accommodation

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This week

Autumn dressing, get a feel for Friel and delve into Dollard & Co

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This week

Clear the decks With headliners including Cat Dowling, Maria Kelly (pictured) and Birds Of Olympu...

Wall to wall Style

Wall to wall Style

Wild about ostriches? Crazy for geometrics? Or fancy some petals? Give your room a makeover with ...

Wexford’s Sleeping Beauty awakens

Wexford’s Sleeping Beauty awakens

Ballyhitt House, just outside Broadway in Co Wexford, was in the dark for most of the decades its longest resident lived there

Crime Pays: Kathy Reichs

Crime Pays: Kathy Reichs

Decades ago, Reichs earned a crust as a forensic anthropologist. Since then, her wealth of experience has helped to make her the grande dame of literary crime fiction

The lady reappears: Princess Diana

The lady reappears: Princess Diana

Twenty years after her death, Princess Diana’s latest instalment of thoughts from beyond the grave will cause yet more discomfort to an already nervous British monarchy

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This week

Step back, tuck in and take a moment

Interiors: The graft behind the craft

Interiors: The graft behind the craft

As Cork Craft Month gets underway, Catherine Healy speaks to some of the craftmakers involved in the annual celebration of quality handwork

Galway 32-acre estate is steeped in western history

Galway 32-acre estate is steeped in western history

The 18th-century Ballyglunin Park is a true throwback to old Ireland, writes Catherine Healy

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This week

Take heed, find the flow and face the music

Niall McGarry has built a lucrative internet media empire - but remains a man in a hurry

Niall McGarry has built a lucrative internet media empire - but remains a man in a hurry

‘Things are constant, constant, constant because it only takes a second for someone to get ahead of you’