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Americans feel the chill as Detroit Show loses its lustre

Americans feel the chill as Detroit Show loses its lustre

US manufacturers are being eclipsed on home turf, while attention switches to Vegas tech exhibition

Taking hybrids to the next level

Taking hybrids to the next level

Film: The man who would never be president

Film: The man who would never be president

The Front Runner, Jason Reitman’s new film about the scandal that engulfed American presidential candidate Gary Hart in the late 1980s, seems almost cute and quaint in comparison to the hellscape we currently inhabit

All in good time: Geraldine Quigley's long road to getting published

All in good time: Geraldine Quigley's long road to getting published

Geraldine Quigley’s debut novel, Music Love Drugs War, was bashed out between ten-hour shifts at a call centre

Coming a long way

Coming a long way

Writer Billy O’Callaghan is making waves on the international literary scene with a novel set in New York. He also has new works in the pipeline. Just don’t ask him if he has any plans to leave his beloved Cork

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

A rising star in the social media sub-category that is ‘useful lady Instagram’, Cork-born property developer Laura de Barra will thrill you with her flat-flipping panache and ability to re-grout a bath with a hangover

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

A warm welcome for veggies and carnivores alike

A warm welcome for veggies and carnivores alike

The absence of big-money backers means that it was only ever going to be the food, and not the decor, that did the talking at Variety Jones. And boy, does this food talk

Light bites to banish the winter blues

Light bites to banish the winter blues

This week, Kinsley Auguste from Dillinger’s in Ranelagh (dillingers.ie), which has just refreshed both its brunch and dinner menus, presents two dishes – one veggie, one fish-based – to brighten up your January

Album reviews

Album reviews

Moving depiction of mental health matters and a mother’s demise

Moving depiction of mental health matters and a mother’s demise

The Scourge is being presented as part of First Fortnight, the arts festival focused on mental health, which runs nationally throughout January, and the play raises important issues about some of the most challenging aspects of life

Nice and Tbilisi does it

Nice and Tbilisi does it

A physical and cultural crossroads where Europe meets Asia, Georgia has shaken off its troubled past to become one of the world’s most intriguing and unspoiled travel destinations

TV: A historical drama out of step with its subject

TV: A historical drama out of step with its subject

The new five-part series dealing with events of the War of Independence does not entirely deal with ordinary people ‘caught up’ in the war

Veronica Dunne contest extends its global reach

Veronica Dunne contest extends its global reach

This will be the ninth competition since its formation in 1995, and its development has been astonishing, considering the costs and organisation required

Monteverdi and Purcell meet in Smock Alley

Monteverdi and Purcell meet in Smock Alley