A pop-up museum in Dublin Castle this summer will showcase Irish and international photography, as well as posing fundamental questions about the very nature of museums and exhibitions, writes Sarah Taaffe-Maguire
Professional ballet is a cut-throat world. It requires extraordinary talent, single-minded determination and significant financial sacrifice to make it at the top but, despite a lack of resources, Ireland is punching above its weight. Sarah Taaffe-Maguire investigates
Instagram is great for bragging about your fabulous weekend, your good-looking meal or your new frock. But the photo-sharing platform can be a powerful source of education too. Here are seven subjects worth learning more about and the accounts that can teach you. Who knows? Perhaps screen time can be good for you after all, writes Sarah Taaffe-Maguire
‘It’s really hard to explain why doing something slower has a value,’ says walking adventurer Erling Kagge, whose book Walking: One Step at a Time is a meditation on how we can express and become ourselves through this most humble of physical pastimes. Sarah Taaffe-Maguire falls in step
With its economy devastated by US sanctions on oil and its social structures starting to break down, Venezuela is bracing itself for possible American military invasion and potentially a full-scale civil war. A large chunk of its population has left the country, and Sarah Taaffe-Maguire spoke to a number of them who have ended up in Ireland
It’s a ‘proper, normal school’, but it’s not regulated by the state. The Institute of Education is celebrating its 50th year of providing young people with grinds, full-time secondary education and ‘personal development’ - and its students and alumni rave about it.
Tom Coleman is a leading health and wellness expert who has consulted on sleep and nutrition for leading companies nationally and internationally. He has also worked with elite teams and athletes on fatigue management. Sarah Taaffe-Maguire asks him the burning questions about getting a good night’s shut-eye