Elaine Prendeville

Elaine Prendeville

The future’s bright: Arnotts’ autumn/winter collection

The future’s bright: Arnotts’ autumn/winter collection

Arnotts’ autumn/winter collection is all about light colours and ‘dressing to lift your mood, especially in darker days’

Off message: The subscription economy

Off message: The subscription economy

The subscription economy is changing the way we watch, learn, shop and even eat. So, if you can’t beat ‘em? Join ‘em.

A cosy twosome: Irish designer duo join forces

A cosy twosome: Irish designer duo join forces

Two are better than one as Susannagh Grogan and Elaine Madigan team up to showcase their two collections

Putting on a good show: The new collection from Dunnes Stores

Putting on a good show: The new collection from Dunnes Stores

Instead of trying to create trends, Dunnes Stores’ latest collection is happy to reflect them, writes Elaine Prendeville

Inside Ireland's cosmetic procedure industry

Inside Ireland's cosmetic procedure industry

Leading dermatologists are calling time on dangerous, unregulated cosmetic procedures

The long game: Louise Kennedy's new collection

The long game: Louise Kennedy's new collection

A new season at Louise Kennedy will always pique interest, and this autumn/winter is testament to the power of forward thinking

Louise Kennedy moves to Brexit-proof business

Louise Kennedy moves to Brexit-proof business

Kennedy told The Sunday Business Post her primary concern was the movement of goods from Europe into Britain

Old castle, new ideas: The Parsons family past, present and future

Old castle, new ideas: The Parsons family past, present and future

Birr Castle has been in the hands of the Parsons family for almost 400 years, but far from being stuck in the past, the popular tourist attraction, with its science centre and impressive gardens, continues to evolve

All tomorrow’s Parties

All tomorrow’s Parties

Bold prints, flared trousers and a touch of restrained sparkle: Elaine Prendeville selects 20 appealing pieces from the new-season arrivals at Arnotts

The fabric of society: Dublin designer Caroline Kilkenny

The fabric of society: Dublin designer Caroline Kilkenny

Careful cutting and special fabrics form the backbone of Caroline Kilkenny’s glamorous new collection

Good green fun at an eco-friendly festival

Good green fun at an eco-friendly festival

Sustainability is the name of the game at All Together Now in Waterford, where green thinking underpins food production, transport, plastic reduction and waste management

Off message: A bench is a small, big thing

Off message: A bench is a small, big thing

Beware the benches of the Grand Canal, sites of, it was reported last week, ‘extreme behaviour’: sit on one and you may find yourself having a spontaneous moment with another human

The legend of the fall: Cliona O'Brien's pyjamas dream

The legend of the fall: Cliona O'Brien's pyjamas dream

When putting together her first line of designer pyjamas, Cliona O’Brien looked back to Irish folklore for inspiration

Reinventing the self

Reinventing the self

Extrovert? Introvert? Or both, depending on the hour? The new season at Brown Thomas has arrived, and with it comes a whole new set of personalities

On a positive track: Niall Breslin talks music, meditation and facing your fears

On a positive track: Niall Breslin talks music, meditation and facing your fears

Known to many as a judge on The Voice of Ireland, Breslin has spoken candidly over the years about his mental health issues and is about to release a podcast on the subject.