Learning Points: ‘We broke up and I feel like I’ve let our son down’

I really need help with my teenage son. I recently went through a very difficult separation, we are still not out of it yet but things are

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A Question of Taste with Cormac Begley

Cormac Begley is a solo bass, baritone, treble and piccolo concertina player from a West Kerry musical family

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Mum's the Word: Mom would have been a terrific grandmother to her namesake Joan

"See that dimple in Joan’s chin, mom had the exact same one!” Mom would have been a terrific grandmother to her namesake Joan

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From snail facials to blood moisturiser: the strangest things people have done for their skin

You know what they say – beauty is pain.

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This is the story behind Elle Fanning’s 1950s-inspired Dior outfit at Cannes

The 21-year-old actor channelled some serious Grace Kelly vibes in a dress than apparently took 450 hours to make.

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The Skin Nerd: Is Kylie Skin set to be a kult klassic or miss the mark?

Kylie Jenner revolutionised the makeup industry, but her take on skincare is a bit abrasive.

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A sparkling reception: Interest in Prosecco bubbles up in masterclass

Prosecco may be Italy’s answer to Champagne, but is it a girly drink or a serious business? Ellie O’Byrne raises a flute at a masterclass at Ireland’s ...

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6 greener straws and stirrers for your drinks, as plastic versions are set to be band

With the phasing out of single-use plastics, drinks editor Sam Wylie-Harris scopes out how to sip and stir without harming the environment.

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Selina Periampillai: ‘People are so surprised by Mauritian food’

The self-taught cook chats to Lauren Taylor about her Mauritian heritage, slowing down in the kitchen, and eating bat curry.

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These are the signs and symptoms of sepsis to be aware of

As campaigners claim that a national symptom checklist could save thousands of lives, here are the warning signs to know.

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Talented Waterford hurler Seanie Barry surprised to learn he has Type 1 diabetes

A talented hurler, and a member of the Co Waterford senior hurling panel, Seanie Barry noticed that lately he always seemed to feel thirsty and dehydrated.

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This inspirational collective of barbers is helping men talk about mental health and suicide

Liz Connor speaks to Kenneth Hermes, a Lion’s Barber Collective ambassador that’s helping save lives while cutting men’s hair and trimming beards. ...

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Stylish salvage: Make your home street smart with reclaimed and recycled materials

Irish Examiner Sustainability Month special: Aileen Lee profiles Laury Poisson of Home Street Home

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Irish Examiner Sustainability Month special: Are retailers meeting customer expectations for sustainable products?

As we become more environmentally conscious, retailers are appearing to make greater strides towards meeting customer expectations for sustainable products, while ...

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Wish List: Sustainability Month special - How going green can still be stylish

From taking care of our bee population to clothing with a conscience and recycled storage options, going green can still be stylish, says Esther N McCarthy

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Thought Jamaica was all about the beach? Here’s why you’re wrong…

Stretch beyond the sun lounger and discover why there’s more to this Caribbean island than beach-hopping and rum punch, says Priya Joshi.

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Green Spain: A little known secret worth exploring

A trip to Cantabria and Asturias reveals Green Spain, a little known secret worth exploring, writes Rita de Brún.

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Play out your Game Of Thrones fantasies in this crowd-free corner of Iceland

A new museum focusing on one of the Nordic country’s bloodiest battles opens this month. Sarah Marshall looks at other reasons to visit the region.

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New album of Rory Gallagher's music features unreleased tracks

The previously unheard music on the new album of Rory Gallagher’s music features a track he made with Muddy Waters, writes Ed Power.

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Will Smith lets the Genie out of the bottle about Aladdin

It's been a while since we’ve seen the inimitable Will Smith in a new movie. Now he’s back with a bang — as the Genie in the live-action adaptation ...

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Everything you need to know about Binyavanga Wainaina’s work, as the Kenyan author dies

He was a prolific writer and ardent campaigner for LGBTQ+ rights in Africa.

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Plants you can pop on your patio for summer

Wondering what houseplants you can move outdoors for the warmer months? Hannah Stephenson consults ‘Mr Plant Geek’, Michael Perry.

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These are our favourite winning gardens from the Chelsea Flower Show

The world’s most famous flower show always provides plenty of #gardeninspo.

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Chelsea Flower Show kicks off in London

The Royal Horticultural Society’s annual flagship event, the Chelsea Flower Show kicked off on Tuesday morning. Widely regarded as the top flower and garden ...

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