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Touching story of love across the legal divide

Touching story of love across the legal divide

How to Keep an Alien is an autobiographical account charting a burgeoning relationship

Looney’s take on the Garthgate fiasco strikes a bum note

Looney’s take on the Garthgate fiasco strikes a bum note

A crude but enjoyable drama about the country music superstar, barely a year since his Irish shows were cancelled

Fill your home with yuletide treasures

Fill your home with yuletide treasures

Floral artist Anne Marie O’Leary says forget fakery – go out with the family and forage for foliage to make Christmas arrangements

Insider Trading

Insider Trading

Like it, want it, covet it: Ruth O’Connor is our style insider

Make cutting a dash your strong suit

Make cutting a dash your strong suit

Fine fabrics and classic tailoring meet directional, dapper style in Darren Kennedy’s latest suit collection

Get Out There

Get Out There

From outdoor hill runs to indoor climbing, there’s an active adventure waiting for you this autumn

First Person: Stella Feehily

First Person: Stella Feehily

Stella Feehily, 46, playwright, London

Cocktail Cabinet No.27

Cocktail Cabinet No.27

In the latest Bond film, Spectre, our hero forgoes his usual “shaken, not stirred” and orders instead a Dirty Martini

TV Review: Ending up on the old main drag

TV Review: Ending up on the old main drag

RTE’s has a near-obsession with programmes that seem to leap straight out of the pages of women’s magazines

Scholarly work is a testament to Hughes’s savage brilliance

Scholarly work is a testament to Hughes’s savage brilliance

Biography; Ted Hughes: The; Unauthorised Life; By Jonathan Bate; William Collins, €23

Nissan Leaf is branching out to new buyers

Nissan Leaf is branching out to new buyers

The introduction of a new 30kWh battery gives the Leaf an increased driving range

Opera tour with a double-bill of infidelity

Opera tour with a double-bill of infidelity

This adventurous company has created a double-bill that should appeal to newcomers as well as to seasoned opera fans.

History reveals an idealist and patriot overwhelmed by events

History reveals an idealist and patriot overwhelmed by events

Redmond: A Life Undone provides a blow-by-blow account of John Redmond's doomed Home Rule campaign

3 wines to try, buy and put by

3 wines to try, buy and put by

With a touch of toasty opulence, Domaine Begude, L’Etoile Chardonnay is a wine to put by

Is the new Astra out of this world?

Is the new Astra out of this world?

The Ford Focus and VW Golf have a big rival on their hands in the shape of the all-new Opel Astra