Emer McLysaght

Emer McLysaght

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

Some experiences are so delicious that they change you forever. And some are perhaps too delicious – such as when you are completely unable to go back to flying economy class

Emer’s week

Emer’s week

This week, I will mostly be: Pre-ordering . . . some sparkling new books Irish authors Sinéad Gl...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Pre-ordering . . . the new album from the Gloaming The third album f...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Is there really much call for (what feels like) hundreds of different Spider-Man movies? Welcome to the sticky narrative web that is the Marvel ‘universe’

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

A rising star in the social media sub-category that is ‘useful lady Instagram’, Cork-born property developer Laura de Barra will thrill you with her flat-flipping panache and ability to re-grout a bath with a hangover

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Following . . . @Nicole_Cliffe Twitter can be a fiery hellscape at t...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Seeing . . . Mary Poppins Returns – again It’s been a long time ...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Channel 4’s comedy Catastrophe was one of the brightest things to hit TV screens in recent years. This season will be its last - but it feels like the right time to go

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Keeping you sane with . . . Netflix If the need to escape your famil...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Spending Christmas in a hotel isn’t for everybody. But if you’re trying to create new traditions that will help you move on from sad memories of missed loved ones, it might be just the tonic

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Darina Allen’s classic A Simply Delicious Christmas has been updated for the modern age, but nothing says Christmas like the Deirdre Barlow specs and 1980s vibes of the original

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Loving . . . Dumplin’ Netflix had a lot to live up to in terms of ...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

Booking tickets for . . . RIOT Thisispopbaby’s stunning theatre show is returning to Vicar Stre...

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

Even if you’re a giant Broadway musical nerd who went along to see Les Miserables four times and enjoyed the movie too, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton will blow your mind

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Visiting . . . The Meeting on the Turret Stairs Frederic William Bur...