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Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

I’m not anti-selfie, but surely Auschwitz would be the one exception to the modern habit of documenting and sharing every moment of your life? Turns out, as I discover on a trip to Poland, it’s not

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

Lustre for life

Lustre for life

Pearls are back in fashion, and Irish design house Inner Island brings a new aesthetic to this timeless gem

Whip up some tasty weekend fare

Whip up some tasty weekend fare

This week, Marcin Szczodrowski, head chef at Eala Bhán in Sligo town (ealabhan.ie), has two comforting and classic recipes to suit a weekend gathering

Album reviews

Album reviews

Spookily deep Halloween drama with extra treats for fans of classic horror

Spookily deep Halloween drama with extra treats for fans of classic horror

Writer Stewart Roche’s clever premise comes packed with allusion to greats of the gothic genre, across all media and timeframes

When art and chemistry collide

When art and chemistry collide

A lengthy stint studying fine art gave Lora Hemy skills that she has since put to good use in her career as a whiskey distiller

Stellar performances all round as Wexford’s chorus grabs the glory

Stellar performances all round as Wexford’s chorus grabs the glory

Umberto Giordano’s Mala Vita, an 1892 cautionary tale about a TB-stricken worker in New York’s Little Italy who promises to save a prostitute from a life of sin if he is cured of his illness, delivered festival lift off

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Ding Liren vs Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Batumi Olympiad 2018, Georgia

Off message

Off message

Those who can ‘fake it till they make it’ might be more successful in life, but are they always happy? Our columnist has her doubts

Age of Alice: A haunting Halloween tale

Age of Alice: A haunting Halloween tale

Enter, if you dare, the horror-filled world of Alice, a creation of eight of Ireland’s most distinctive writers, who were each asked by The Sunday Business Post to write 300 words of a spooky tale and then pass it on... with terrifying results

Friendly villager offers some bright twists on Indian classics

Friendly villager offers some bright twists on Indian classics

You couldn’t argue with the value across all of Indie Spice’s menus, though a couple of little tweaks to how some of the dishes are presented would be no harm

TV: ’Tis the season to be psychic and psychotic

TV: ’Tis the season to be psychic and psychotic

Much of the second season’s first episode had a surreal/supernatural air quite at odds with the first series, and this might jolt viewers. But Mr Mercedes remains character-rich

Touch down in Jet City

Touch down in Jet City

It might be synonymous with Kurt Cobain and endless rain, but there’s a lot more to Seattle than grunge and grungy weather, writes Michelle Jackson

Discovering TV

Discovering TV