Jessie Collins

Jessie Collins

Form and function

Form and function

Designer Niamh O’Neill is back with new shapes and bright ideas for autumn

Layering up

Layering up

MoMuse’s latest collections update its contemporary take on classic fine jewellery by challenging its usual minimalist aesthetic, writes Jessie Collins

Lifelong Adventure: Mature reflection

Lifelong Adventure: Mature reflection

If weekdays are your own and time pressures have eased, there are plenty of destinations close to home that have made a speciality out of midweek wellness breaks, providing everything from yoga retreats to meditation and juicing detoxes. Jessie Collins picks some of the best places to retreat, rest and rejuvenate

A real live wire

A real live wire

Jason Byrne has just finished an acclaimed sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival. With a new show, a new book and an Irish tour on the horizon, he talks to Jessie Collins about the nature of accidental success

Somewhere to call home

Somewhere to call home

Average rents in the capital have hit record highs of €1,875 a month. And with the rental crisis showing no signs of abating, people are seeking alternative solutions to apartment living

All things bright and bountiful

All things bright and bountiful

It’s time to reap and eat nature’s bounty. From blackberries to shellfish and fruit trees, Jessie Collins looks at ways to make the most of the harvest season

Sea change: Annalise Murphy

Sea change: Annalise Murphy

Annalise Murphy has had the most arduous year of her life. Tackling wild seas and tens of thousands of miles of ocean, the Olympic silver medallist raced around the world to finish sixth in the Volvo Ocean Race. Now, with Tokyo 2020 in her sights, she’s back on the water in a new class, starting from scratch

Buy it, Gram it, return it

Buy it, Gram it, return it

A strange new trend is emerging in fashion retail - the ‘selfie purchase’, later returned to the shop. Conversely, a look at what style seekers are buying and keeping sheds a light on what people want from ‘the shopping experience’ right now

Are you experienced?

Are you experienced?

From movie-themed parties to 25ft organic fresh-flower walls, the experiential event is where the corporate money is going. But for tech companies and global leaders, it’s not just about capturing new business: it’s about keeping the workforce happy too. Jessie Collins explores a new era in corporate entertaining

Word weary

Word weary

The proliferation of slogans on everything from notebooks to hoodies is a trend that shows no signs of abating. And now, kidswear and kids’ accessories are fast becoming overwhelmed with mantras. But does this positive messaging make any difference, asks Jessie Collins, or is it all just white noise?

Some sage advice

Some sage advice

A natural and earthy tone, the calming shade of sage has become something of a sleeper hit in 2018, says Jessie Collins

Land of milk and honey: Clodagh McKenna

Land of milk and honey: Clodagh McKenna

Chef Clodagh McKenna has a new mission: to convince Irish people to celebrate our dairy produce and consume it as health food. Here, she talks to Jessie Collins about food for life, her mentor Myrtle Allen and working to a schedule

The royal touch

The royal touch

Rodrigo Pessoa was the youngest rider ever to compete in the Olympics. Now coach to the Irish showjumping team, and having just secured his first big win at the Nations Cup of Britain, he talks to Jessie Collins about what makes the Irish team special

Staying Power

Staying Power

Hotelier, TV presenter, director of Fáilte Ireland, author: Francis Brennan lives his life at a whirlwind speed. But he has no intention of slowing down, he tells Jessie Collins

‘For me, it’s about making tech accessible and fun and putting your life first’

‘For me, it’s about making tech accessible and fun and putting your life first’

The retailer Soda plans to revolutionise how we consume and understand tech. As it launches its first Irish store, at Brown Thomas Dublin, Jessie Collins talks to founder Grace Gould about harnessing technology for a happier life