Elaine Prendeville

Elaine Prendeville

Thread softly

Thread softly

As a child, Dubliner Oriole Cullen loved clothes and spent a lot of her time playing with the dressing-up box. It’s probably no surprise she ended up as curator of Modern Textiles and Fashion at the V&A museum in London, where she organises major exhibitions such as this year’s Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, the most visited show in the museum’s history, writes Elaine Prendeville

The Murder of Mr Moonlight by Catherine Fegan

The Murder of Mr Moonlight by Catherine Fegan

When ordinary people do the unthinkable

The jewel in the town

The jewel in the town

Celebrating ten years in business, the MoMuse jewellery line and store has pieces to suit all ages and tastes, making it a must for Christmas shoppers, writes Elaine Prendeville

Star turn: How a husband-and-wife team built a jewellery empire

Star turn: How a husband-and-wife team built a jewellery empire

Husband-and-wife team Vincent Tynan and Julie Danz’s Juvi jewellery label is heavy on star quality

Sports pundit Richie Sadlier on a long road to recovery

Sports pundit Richie Sadlier on a long road to recovery

Footballer Richie Sadlier went from living the dream to suffering the nightmare of addiction. Now sober, with a new career, a new wife and a new book, he is ready to talk about his demons

He’s got it down Pat: Broadcaster Pat Kenny on radio and switching off

He’s got it down Pat: Broadcaster Pat Kenny on radio and switching off

As Pat Kenny prepares to return to TV screens this week with The Big Debate, Elaine Prendeville finds a man who has figured out how to stay at the top of his game while also keeping his cool: the key, it seems, is not to do too much

Capturing the essence: The Zurich Portrait Prize and Young Portrait Prize shortlists

Capturing the essence: The Zurich Portrait Prize and Young Portrait Prize shortlists

The Zurich Portrait Prize and Young Portrait Prize invite artists of all ages to ‘tell a person’s story’, in various media from painting to film - and the 2019 shortlist don’t disappoint

Modern family: Designer Cleo Prickett's new collection

Modern family: Designer Cleo Prickett's new collection

Cleo Prickett’s tailored pieces fuse the traditional with the contemporary and are modelled by her style icon – her mum

Still producing sparks: Retail giant's Irish milestone

Still producing sparks: Retail giant's Irish milestone

Marks and Spencer is celebrating 40 years in Ireland and is looking good with 1970s-influenced styles

Stars in her ears: Maria Tash

Stars in her ears: Maria Tash

Maria Tash, the international queen of ear art, has seen her eye-catching piercings find favour with everyone from pop megastars to supermodels

Higher calling: Richard Dawkins on belief and Brexit

Higher calling: Richard Dawkins on belief and Brexit

Richard Dawkins, the most famous atheist in the world, hasn’t mellowed with age. In his latest book, he’s on a mission to teach the next generation of the folly of religion

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