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Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Tarun Kanyamarala vs Bagri Advait, World School Chess Championship 2019, Turkey

Angel of Broadway ready to take wing

Angel of Broadway ready to take wing

The musical, created by husband-and-wife team of composer Brian Byrne and lyricist Kasey Jones, will feature some of the most exciting young Irish talents now performing in the US and internationally

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Off message

It’s time to cancel ‘cancel culture’ and replace bilious trolling with a ‘forgiveness culture’ that drags the online community out of a cycle of self-destructive negativity

Dr Ciara Kelly on living outside the comfort zone

Dr Ciara Kelly on living outside the comfort zone

Broadcaster and GP Dr Ciara Kelly had to watch helplessly as her mother’s memory slowly faded away. Now she hopes to help others in the same situation by serving as an ambassador for Dementia: Understand Together at the Bloom 2019 festival

Savour a true taste of summer

Savour a true taste of summer

This week, it’s all about light summer dishes that can be made in advance, with three recipes from A Basket by the Door, the new cookbook by Sophie Hansen

Zen and the art of Electronica

Zen and the art of Electronica

Jon Hopkins was plucked from obscurity when a friend passed his second album to Brian Eno. Cue touring with Coldplay, nomination for a Grammy and, now, topping the bill at Forbidden Fruit this weekend

Big potatoes

Big potatoes

Ireland’s love affair with the crisp shows no sign of abating, but now we’re splashing out on premium brands with stronger flavours

Seeds of inspiration

Seeds of inspiration

Bloom Festival returns to the Phoenix Park this June bank holiday weekend, with an increasing number of gardens telling stories beyond mere shrubbery

An impeccably judged update of an old favourite

An impeccably judged update of an old favourite

The menu at Crudo at Dunne and Crescenzi has a much more contemporary feel than it used to, but the retention of some classic dishes tips the hat to long-standing customers too

The crafty type

The crafty type

The RDS Craft Awards are ‘a powerful boost’ for a diverse collection of winners

Floral tribute

Floral tribute

Why fashion’s floral trend shows no sign of fading away

A family affair at sea

A family affair at sea

Planning a multi-generational holiday with the kids and grandparents? Book a cruise, recommends Jillian Bolger, and you’ll find everything you need for a memorable family trip

Struggle to normalise black hair is a race that’s not yet run

Struggle to normalise black hair is a race that’s not yet run

Emma Dabiri’s experiences with having hair that 'has been disappointing people since my birth' infuse Don’t Touch My Hair with a cold fury that enlivens her well-researched text and well-argued discourse

Boland brings us on a journey worth taking

Boland brings us on a journey worth taking

Rosita Boland consistently pulls off the difficult balancing act of conveying her emotional pain without descending into self-pity

Eloquent novel is easy to admire but hard to love

Eloquent novel is easy to admire but hard to love

Dublin Palms sees Hugo Hamilton delving into his own past to tell the tale of a nameless narrator and his wife who move back to our capital from Berlin in the 1980s