Jessie Collins

Jessie Collins

Kitchen sink Drama

Kitchen sink Drama

It’s not about flowers, perfume, romantic weekends or even just putting out the bins. Domestic bliss is within reach – if only men would do the dishes

The trouble with homework

The trouble with homework

It’s the bane of all schoolchildren’s lives. So what’s the alternative? Jessie Collins talks to leading education experts on how we fix the problem of homework

Eat, drink and be merry

Eat, drink and be merry

Summer means festivals, and there’s no shortage of foodie events to keep you sated. Jessie Collins lines up some of the best gastronomic happenings from coast to coast

No place like home: Living more sustainably

No place like home: Living more sustainably

On World Earth Day, we partner with UCD’s Earth Institute to look at the many practical ways we can live more sustainably - and perhaps even save the world

Vanishing vacations

Vanishing vacations

The latest trend in travel is driven not just by the desire for new experiences and exotic memories, but also by the more immediate threat that many far-flung places are under

Famous and fading

Famous and fading

Taj Mahal The rapid increase in air pollution in the area of Agra where the Taj Mahal is located ...

Not just a pretty face

Not just a pretty face

The world’s first face gym is about to open in New York. Yes, you read that right. Jessie Collins talks to its founder and checks out the methodology behind what could be the unlikeliest fitness craze yet

The Line of Beauty: Dublin's Beautiful South

The Line of Beauty: Dublin's Beautiful South

One of Dublin’s newest boutiques, Beautiful South, had a queue outside its door before it even opened. Owner Grainne Wynne tells Jessie Collins about creating something different

Serious play: Playtime for adults

Serious play: Playtime for adults

The benefits of play have long been extolled for kids, but it’s adult playtime that is increasingly being seen as essential to our wellbeing, writes Jessie Collins

All the right mauves

All the right mauves

Treat yourself to a purple patch or ten when decorating your home this spring

‘There is something innately subversive about the idea of losing yourself on the dancefloor’

‘There is something innately subversive about the idea of losing yourself on the dancefloor’

Activist, archivist, DJ and godfather to Dublin’s dance scene Tonie Walsh talks to Jessie Collins about why clubs still matter, and why it’s time to bring them back

48 hours in Frankfurt

48 hours in Frankfurt

Germany’s fifth-largest city may be better known for its commerce than its cool quotient, but there is more than meets the eye to Frankfurt - making it a great place to spend a weekend

How to survive a midlife crisis and small children (at the same time)

How to survive a midlife crisis and small children (at the same time)

Late parenthood has many obvious upsides, but there are some undeniable conflicts too, besides the lack of sleep and physical bounce

This week

This week

The Love Hungry Farmer in Cork, the 23rd Festival of Youth Orchestras and Alice's Chinese food tour

Life In Colour: Louise Kennedy

Life In Colour: Louise Kennedy

Louise Kennedy’s new spring/summer collection is a burst of much-needed colour and warmth, captured with her trademark quality and tailoring