Fiona Ness

Fiona Ness

Fiona Ness is the Magazine Editor of the Sunday Business Post. She is the recipient of a European journalism award for her work against discrimination in Ireland. Fiona is an honours graduate in Law from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and holds a postgrad in Journalism from the Dublin Institute of Technology. She has been with The Sunday Business Post since 1999 and is a former news editor of the paper.

Design: business and education

Design: business and education

When Adam de Eyto takes to the hills, he wears a 20-year-old rucksack he designed as a prototype...

Designing our future

Designing our future

The government has earmarked 2015 as the Year of Irish Design, and is pledging to quantify and expand the value of design to the Irish economy. Can its plan be realised, ask Fiona Ness and Lily Killeen

First Person: Justine Delaney Wilson

First Person: Justine Delaney Wilson

Justine Delaney Wilson author, Dublin

Coming of age story of a girl left behind in the dark

Coming of age story of a girl left behind in the dark

Fiction: A Complicated Kindness

Solving school stress and strife

Solving school stress and strife

In a social media-fixated world, the pressures of being young are greater than ever – but a new book by two Tipperary teachers aims to make it easier for teenage girls to navigate the thicket of troubles at school

First Person: Alison Curtis

First Person: Alison Curtis

Radio presenter Alison Curtis moved to Ireland after graduating with a BA in Anthropology from the University of Toronto. She began her Irish radio career with Phantom FM, before moving to Today FM as a researcher and then producer on The Ian Dempsey

Season travellers

Season travellers

Bridge the gap between summer wear and autumn wear

Laced with elegance

Laced with elegance

Louise Kennedy’s wedding dresses hark ack to a bygone era of sophisticated fashion. Pictures: Barry McCall

First Person: Neil Pearson

First Person: Neil Pearson

Neil Pearson: Actor and rare books collector

Working 9 to 5 . . .  am

Working 9 to 5 . . . am

We might be in the middle of the holiday season, but the growth in remote, out-of-hours working is bringing an end to the concept of ‘holiday’ and ‘hometime’ as we know it. Is our 24-7 work culture damaging our psyche, and our society?

Do it all with a dress

Do it all with a dress

Aideen Bodkin’s new Dress collection will set pulses racing at the races

First Person

First Person

Ireland’s most renowned photographer, Amelia Stein has been capturing images of the country and its people for over 30 years. She was the first photographer to be elected as a member to RHA (2004), and Aosdána (2006). The pursuit of absence and loss

Grim, and bear it

Grim, and bear it

Ciarán Óg Arnold took his camera to the pubs of his native place, Ballinasloe. His grainy and unsettling record of relentless drinking, messy encounters and vicious brawls is not about the people, he says. It’s about himself.

Award-winning photographer faced backlash after book review

Award-winning photographer faced backlash after book review

An award-winning photographer is still dealing with the fallout from a British newspaper report i...

Artists in residence

Artists in residence

Dublin-based architecture firm Sada survived the recession by making its name in London’s commercial sector. But its first love lies in creating contemporary Irish homes