Living the silver dream
Forget 40: life truly can begin at 70, and later. Ahead of Positive Ageing Week, Jessie Collins talks to three business dynamos challenging the third-age stereotypes
The story behind the creation of Betty Smith’s award-winning A Taste of Irish Spirit marmalade deserves its own moment in the sun, if not a TV mini-series. Smith, 82, moved from her home of Yorkshire in November 1995 having retired from her job with the Home Office forensic science lab.
She and her husband Jim, 85, set up home in the remote area of Béal na Bláth in Co Cork, about half a mile from...
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Design for Life: My child is unwilling to leave the house
This week, Dr Colman Noctor advises a parent whose son spent a lot of time at home during the pandemic and now doesn’t want to go back to Montessori
Maser interview: ‘I’m doing a contemporary landscape in an abstract way’
The visual artist, best known for large-scale public art and the ‘Repeal’ heart mural, is preparing for his first-ever traditional gallery opening, for which his new work sits at the intersection of botanics and graffiti
Fine Arts: A man for all seasons who amassed exquisite art
The art collection of former WWII fighter pilot and Hollywood executive Tony Bartley will be auctioned off on September 5 by Mullens