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LIFE COLUMN: MOTHER KNOWS BEST

LIFE COLUMN: MOTHER KNOWS BEST

Touch-ups on the go, bespoke skincare, fighting flyaways – even Mother’s Day panic. Our beauty maven, TRIONA MCCARTHY, lists her must-have beauty fix-its.   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS Becoming a mum myself to Maxi and Mini made my relationshop with my own mum, Margaret, even more […]

Weekend Warrior: Part 16

Weekend Warrior: Part 16

WILL & GRACE SEASON 9     Available on RTE2, Monday nights at 9pm and catch-up on RTE Player. We were sad to see them go after season 8 finished in 2006, but, following the internet’s happy-dance at their reunion in a 10-minute election day […]

LIFE COLUMN: ROSE GLOW

LIFE COLUMN: ROSE GLOW

Everything is coming up roses – from hand cream, to eye palettes, to skincare – so our sweet-smelling expert, TRIONA MCCARTHY, is feeling rather flowery.   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS Everything is about roses in the beauty world this season – ever since the flower returned […]

The Fabulous New Lingerie Space at Arnotts

The Fabulous New Lingerie Space at Arnotts

I have incredible news for my fellow lingerie-lovers. Arnotts have just opened a gorgeous new Lingerie Department, relocated to Level 1 in their Henry Street store, so now it’s even easier to access the best brands and achieve the ultimate in underwear fittings.     […]

Give Up Clothes For Good with TK Maxx

Give Up Clothes For Good with TK Maxx

I’m delighted to be involved with TK Maxx and their Give Up Clothes For Good campaign in partnership with Enable Ireland again this year! I’ve cleared out my wardrobe, I’ve donated, and it feels AMAZING! The donations will raise much-needed funds for children’s disability services […]

Life Column: GoldiLocks

Life Column: GoldiLocks

Get set to look and feel better because beauty guru TRIONA MCCARTHY is leading the way to healthy skin, happy hair and a lighter handbag.   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS “Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones that look best […]

Life Column: Lush Locks

Life Column: Lush Locks

Calling all glow-getters, TRIONA MCCARTHY is lighting the way to super skin, happy hair and divine digits.   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS I cut quite a few inches off my hair recently, so I’m determined to keep it in good condition now, so I’m doing the […]

WEEKEND WARRIOR: PART 15

WEEKEND WARRIOR: PART 15

LADY BIRD In the run up to her graduation from high school, Christine McPherson – or “Lady Bird” (Saoirse Ronan), as she has christened herself – struggles with life as a teenager, attempting to work out the uncertain future ahead of her and her turbulent, […]

WEEKEND WARRIOR: PART 14

WEEKEND WARRIOR: PART 14

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK : A GUIDE   THE FASHION The banana clip or clamp is back, as seen at Alexander Wang – the show of the season, which took place in the old Conde Nast building (where he was an intern). Wang managed to […]

WEEKEND WARRIOR: PART 13

WEEKEND WARRIOR: PART 13

Look Back in Anger at the Gate Theatre   This play, by John Osborne, was groundbreaking in the 50’s.  The story examines issues like sex, politics  and religion, while following the life and struggles of Jimmy Porter, an intelligent young man with a rebellious nature, and […]