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Abrahamson pulls off a Little feat

Abrahamson pulls off a Little feat

The Little Stranger is a captivating Gothic mystery adapted from Sarah Waters’s acclaimed novel as a claustrophobic haunted house movie with a devious shudder in every scene

Form and function

Form and function

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

This week

This week

Take a look back at the troubles, IFI documentary film festival and the Annual Hot Air Ballooning Championships

Culture Counter

Culture Counter

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

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

What D’Artagnan would have drunk

What D’Artagnan would have drunk

Château le Puy’s commitment to organic, non-intervention methods is bringing us the tastes of 400 years ago, with an expressive raw vivacity that is well worth splashing out on

Off Message

Off Message

News of Orla Kiely’s fashion business troubles came as a surprise to many last week, but not to this columnist

An inspiring journey lessened by overload of earnestness

An inspiring journey lessened by overload of earnestness

Uncertainty, combined with an overload of earnestness, mars Lynn Ruane’s memoir – but its obvious warmth and compassion still show that Irish public life could indeed do with more people like her

A knowing meditation on creativity and its potential to destroy

A knowing meditation on creativity and its potential to destroy

William Wall's fifth novel Grace’s Day serves, ultimately, as a strong and knowing meditation on the tyranny of writers

French adventures of a Scottish piano tuner with a Russian twist

French adventures of a Scottish piano tuner with a Russian twist

William Boyd’s 15th novel manages to cram snapshots of Belle Epoque Paris, pre-revolutionary Russia and late-19th century Scotland into its heady embrace

Doing it for themselves

Doing it for themselves

Trad-electronica duo Saint Sister tell Nadine O’Regan about asserting themselves in an industry full of perils as they prepare to release their debut album

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

From horsing out hundreds of words a day to keeping the taxman happy, writing a bestseller isn’t easy, but it helps when there’s a creative partner to lighten the load

Appearances unplugged

Appearances unplugged

Katherine Ormerod is the author of a new book, Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life. She tells Ruth O’Connor how over-reliance on Facebook and Instagram can dangerously undermine our happiness