Online Lives: Cork teacher and travel blogger Ciara Mc Nally

Cork-born teacher Ciara Mc Nally was bitten by the travel bug at a young age.

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Let’s hear it for the girls: New book celebrate Cork's Scoil Mhuire

A new book celebrates the pioneering educators who founded Cork’s Scoil Mhuire, writes Ellie O’Byrne, where past pupils include actress Fiona Shaw, knitwear ...

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Appliance of science: Why does my voice sound so different when recorded?

Seven-year-old Cathal has noticed something that we all experience when we hear a recording of our own voice… that it sounds very different to how we normally ...

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Trend of the week: A salute to simplicity

Start a new style slate with a salute to simplicity, says Annmarie O'Connor.

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Louis Vuitton debuted fibre-optic bags and the internet is obsessed

The rainbow bags were unveiled on the catwalk at Men’s Paris Fashion Week.

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4 boots trends that are going to be everywhere this year

Step into 2019 in style, says Katie Wright.

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Zero Waste Challenge: Darina Allen has the perfect recipes to make leftovers a thing of the past

Want to start a Zero Food Waste challenge in your home? Darina Allen has all you know to know – leftovers will be a thing of the past.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

Annual RNLI fundraiser, The Ballycotton Lifeboat Gala Dinner (February 1) at Ballymaloe House, this year kicks up its heels with a Moulin Rouge theme, including ...

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Michelle Darmody: Baking cosy breakfasts to keep the cold weather at bay

AS January slips by there tends to be nights in, on the couch, in our house. This allows for earlier rising on weekend mornings and more time to laze over a long, ...

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What’s better for your health – sleeping naked or in pyjamas?

A doctor tells Prudence Wade if you should ditch your jammies or not.

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What actually happens to your hair if you don’t wash it?

Game Of Thrones actor Sophie Turner found out the implications first-hand.

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Ask an expert: Why should I read aloud to my children?

Author Meghan Cox Gurdon explains why story time is so beneficial.

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From fragrance to framing: Here's some simple styling tips for your home

With the start of another year some simple styling tips can vamp up home interior décor without too much effort, from fragrance to framing and introducing ...

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Get smart about your bathroom with these app-based ecosystems

What’s there to loos? Kya deLongchamps soaks up some new ideas, from drone mirrors to flash flushes

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Wish List: Some delightfully eclectic products we need in our lives

From scented-candle delights to stylish corner couches and dinosaur lunch boxes, Esther N McCarthy peruses an eclectic range of products.

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Hidden heartlands: Ireland’s best inland getaways

Building on the success of the Wild Atlantic Way, the Hidden Heartlands showcase the very best our inland counties have to offer, writes Ciara McDonnell.

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From the Eiffel Tower to the Berlin Wall: The anniversaries to travel for in 2019

From the Eiffel Tower at 130, to 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Suzanne Harrington rounds up the milestones worth travelling for.

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New direct flights from Cork to Dubrovnik start this year - here’s what to see and do in the city

There is much to experience in Dubrovnik. Jane Foster gives the low-down on the city’s most incredible things to do, as Aer Lingus prepares to launch direct ...

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10 of the best podcasts for children

Put those digital devices to good use. Marjorie Brennan selects some great listening options for younger ears.

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Vincent helps Cork artist to stay true to her oddness

Having worked tirelessly on the animated Loving Vincent movie, Sandra Hickey had to paint her way out of replicating Van Gogh’s style, she tells Ellie O’Byrne. ...

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5 things to do this week

Here are five things to do this week.

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Donal Hickey: Troubled bottled waters

One of the most notable marketing success stories — not to mention changes in consumer habits — in recent decades has been the large-scale consumption ...

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Damien Enright: Happily 'Ron' knows nothing of danger we have put him in

Carbon in the atmosphere is creating climate change. We all know this, writes Damien Enright.

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Richard Collins: Species doing their best to put up with us

We are the neighbours from Hell, as far as wild creatures are concerned, writes Richard Collins.

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