Lisa Brady

Lisa Brady

Family life

Family life

Planning ahead for the First Holy Communion.

Metropolis: Dress for the occasion

Metropolis: Dress for the occasion

Make your Christmas especially chic by donning a super-glamorous gown, writes Lias Brady.

Inside Story: All the action at Christmas

Inside Story: All the action at Christmas

This Christmas and New Year, there's a host of festivities and events happening around the country, so there's no excuse to overdose on TV and food (although some indulgence is certainly necessary), writes Lisa Brady.

Family life

Family life

Combine Santa with shopping at Arnotts, check out a moisturiser suitable for babies, keep the kids occupied with a top-selling Irish app and get decorating with paint-your-own baubles from Arboretum.

Family life

Family life

Festive trips to Fota Island Resort, the best Christmas toys, a musical songbook for kids and a sweet-toothed remedy for carsick children.

Metropolis: Festive style is child's play

Metropolis: Festive style is child's play

My niece is very excited about Christmas Day. That's not very surprising - she is five after all - but Santa isn't the only thing on her yuletide agenda: she's already got her outfit sorted for the big day.

Metropolis: Style and adventure

Metropolis: Style and adventure

Fashion website Style-Ikon is providing an exclusive service for busy professional women who want to make an impact, writes Lisa Brady.

Family life

Family life

Children can celebrate Christmas with Santa at Hamleys and get their outfits at Tesco, while parents will find the perfect present in an animal print from artist Siobhan Duggan.

From Brothers Grimm to Grimes brothers

From Brothers Grimm to Grimes brothers

Panto season is upon us again, and there are plenty of options out there, writes Lisa Brady

Dressed to impress

Dressed to impress

The new season labels at Clerys prove that perfect partywear doesn't have to cost the earth.

Add a little festive sparkle to your home

Add a little festive sparkle to your home

Carol Tallon Talking PropertyWe need to come up with some bold and original solutions to the ghost estates crisis

Cosy up with Nordic chic

Cosy up with Nordic chic

The change in weather has come quick and sharp, leaving no doubt that winter is well and truly on our doorsteps. Make sure you keep it there by transforming your home into a cosy retreat.

Metropolis: Let the hair sit for Movember

Metropolis: Let the hair sit for Movember

Our fashion shoot celebrates Movember, when moustaches grow and much-needed funds flow for men's health, writes Lisa Brady.

Family life

Family life

Get the kids talking as gaeilge with a bilingual performance of The Night Before Christmas and a new Irish language teaching app from TG4.

The Guide: Vice-presidential seal of approval for Irish violinist

The Guide: Vice-presidential seal of approval for Irish violinist

When the vice-president of the United States pays you the ultimate compliment - ''If I had your talent, I'd be President'' - you must be good.