Elaine Prendeville

Elaine Prendeville

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.

Dual identity: Designer Anna Guerin's sustainably made fashion brand

Dual identity: Designer Anna Guerin's sustainably made fashion brand

Anna Guerin’s debut fashion brand The Dualist weaves exquisite Irish textiles and peerless tailoring into a sustainably made collection of Donegal tweed coats

Off Message: There’s one thing RTÉ has done right lately

Off Message: There’s one thing RTÉ has done right lately

In this age of spontaneity anxiety, what a relief it is to have, like Tommy Tiernan, ‘a conversation without a safety net’

This week

This week

China Ireland International Film Festival, a new Charlotte Tilsbury release and the Crime in the Castle workshop in Donegal

Designing the future: This year's Future Makers

Designing the future: This year's Future Makers

Future Makers, the bursary programme, now a decade old, has given early support to some of the nation’s most gifted designers. This year’s crop is as dazzling and singular as ever

Chinese windfall or Chinese boom?

Chinese windfall or Chinese boom?

Every year Ireland attracts 100,000 visitors from China, who tend to set tills ringing - and that number is set to rise and rise

Sweden 2019: ‘There’s now a great deal of interest in Ireland as a market’

Sweden 2019: ‘There’s now a great deal of interest in Ireland as a market’

Sweden is a hive of business activity and there is a buzz about Ireland there again, according to Honorary Consul General Paul Keane

Change is constant

Change is constant

The newest crop of NCAD fashion graduates display a heady mix of influences in their graduate collections, from an opera-singer grandmother to the Repeal movement

Royal couple’s visit strengthens connections between Sweden and Ireland

Royal couple’s visit strengthens connections between Sweden and Ireland

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s three days in this country saw them accompanied by Swedish business figures with a view to promoting bilateral trade and bolstering trade links

The crafty type

The crafty type

The RDS Craft Awards are ‘a powerful boost’ for a diverse collection of winners

Soft Power

Soft Power

Irish cashmere designer Lucy Nagle’s relaxed chic is increasingly irresistible to fans round the world - and more lines are on the way

The thrill of it all

The thrill of it all

The years that Sadhbh Fahy spent living in Paris are all too apparent in the understated elegance of her D4 boutique, Electra

Shelter From the storm

Shelter From the storm

Love the cosy authenticity of Irish knitwear, but looking for a modern twist? Dublin company Ireland’s Eye has you covered

Suddenly, summer

Suddenly, summer

Holiday season is on the horizon: Susannagh Grogan has you covered with her bright tunics and scarves