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You’ll Love This Stationery From My Shining Armour

If there’s one thing that we appreciate, it’s STATIONERY THAT PACKS A PUNCH. The latest collection from Californian design powerhouse BAN.DO has just hit Irish online store MY SHINING ARMOUR and we’re a little enamoured … Under a pretty cloud of pink candy floss, s’mores (from Irish artisan marshmallow company Delish Melish) and confetti, we …

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The launch of The Humanizer by Simon Fujiwara at The Irish Museum of Modern Art. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com

Gallery: Simon Fujiwara’s The Humanizer At IMMA

A particularly exciting exhibition from British/Japanese artist SIMON FUJIWARA has just landed at the IRISH MUSEUM OF MODERN ART to commemorate the centenary … To mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, a new work by Berlin-based British/Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara will open at IMMA entitled The Humanizer, which is an imagined Hollywood biopic based on …

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Parisian Chic On A Shoestring: Bourjois’ New Collection

Celebrated makeup artist CHRISTINE LUCIGNANO calls the brand ‘Chanel’s little sister’ and we are hooked. This month we have been REDISCOVERING BOURJOIS.  When a beauty pro like Christine Lucignano raves about a brand, we take note: her experience reaches over three decades, and she’s worked with everyone from Hollywood actresses to Bill Clinton. While Lucignano is utterly …

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The Irish-Owned Practice In Paris Converting Historic Apartments

An Irish-owned practice in Paris has a reputation for BEAUTIFUL CONVERSIONS of historic apartments. SANDRA ANDREA O’CONNELL reports In Paris, where once Eileen Gray left her mark as a designer and architect, the studio of Irish-born architect Patrick Mellett continues to bring Irish flair to Parisians. A graduate of DIT’s School of Architecture, Mellett came to Paris as …

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Inside A Luxurious Swiss Family Home From Home

JOHN AND CLARA MOLLOY’s Gstaad base is a luxurious family-centred HOME FROM HOME, discovers DEIRDRE MC QUILLAN A beautiful weatherboarded chalet in Gstaad is where John and Clara Molloy, the founders of luxury fragrance brand Memo, wing their way nearly every summer weekend from Geneva with their two small children. Built by Clara’s parents as a …

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A Mouthwatering Modern Greek White Wine To Try

TOAST THE WEEKEND with this mouthwatering, modern Greek white, the Kir-Yianni Paranga, Macedonia 2015, writes Wine Editor MARY DOWEY … Greek wine used to be grim. Now, more often than not, it’s great. I can’t think of any other wine-producing country where the leap in quality has been more dramatic. But this remains something of an inside …

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Win Tickets To The International Literature Festival Dublin

Want to head along to The INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE FESTIVAL DUBLIN? We have two sets of tickets to one of their fantastic events with DEBORAH LEVY to give away … As part of International Literature Festival Dublin, Author Deborah Levy joins journalist and broadcaster Sinead Crowley in Smock Alley Theatre on Saturday at 4pm to discuss …

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5 Glossy Things To Do This Weekend

Make the most of your downtime with our glossy roundup of INTERESTING things to do. This weekend we’re feeding our INTERIORS addiction, shopping LOCAL and rooftop ITALIAN FEASTS … PICK up a posh picnic from Carluccio’s to take to the beach or park. The authentic Italian feast includes an antipasti selection, focaccia, bruschettine, chicken dish, a goat’s …

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Writer’s Block With Anakana Schofield

Irish-Canadian author ANAKANA SCHOFIELD has made a splash on both sides of the Atlantic with her latest novel, Martin John. Here she tells SOPHIE GRENHAM about her CONNECTION TO MAYO and art’s symbiotic relationship with literature … Vancouver-based Anakana Schofield is an Irish-Canadian author. When she isn’t making a serious dent in the literary world, she contributes …

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A Brilliant Barbecue Side: Potatoes & Cauliflower With Schug

In this week’s recipe, Food Editor TRISH DESEINE cooks up a wonderful dish for BRINGING TO BARBECUES: potato and cauliflower with a fiery YEMENI HOT SAUCE  Schug is a fiery little condiment, full of heat and flavour, and goes particularly well with roasted cauliflower, onions and potatoes as an accompaniment to fish or roast chicken. I made …

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