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Forget the title: Ford’s still masterly at capturing America’s mood

Forget the title: Ford’s still masterly at capturing America’s mood

Brand’s manifesto is amusing, rambling and all too trite

Brand’s manifesto is amusing, rambling and all too trite

Artistic licence

Artistic licence

The dark Knightley

The dark Knightley

Keira Knightley has turned her back on blockbusters for more challenging work – and her newest role, as a code-breaker in The Imitation Game, fits the bill

TV picks of the week

TV picks of the week

The have a go hero

The have a go hero

Radio review

Radio review

Communion of ideas

Communion of ideas

An established artist in Brussels who has been shortlisted for the Hennessy Portrait Prize, Helen O’Sullivan-Tyrrell talks of how events in her native Ireland are often the source of inspiration for her paintings

A softly-softly  approach to fashion

A softly-softly approach to fashion

French designer Sophie Rieu, based in Co Wicklow, sources all her materials locally and uses traditional methods to produce garments of the highest quality, writes Ruth O’Connor

Insider trading

Insider trading

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

Off Message

Off Message

A grande cupholder is a simple solution to contain your heart-stopper frappuccino while you drive but containing a grande passenger in a crash is another matter

First person

First person

Editor’s note

Editor’s note

Working with a new can vas

Working with a new can vas

Russborough House has suffered art thefts, declining visitor numbers and a collapsed roof – but now the estate is bouncing back as a tourist attraction, thanks to grant aid and a sustained local campaign

On song: Paul Banks of Interpol

On song: Paul Banks of Interpol