As World Book Day comes around and concern mounts that children aren’t reading because of technology. Jonathan de Burca Butler talks to well-known faces about why reading made them who they are.


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Attends The ETAM show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016 at Piscine Molitor on March 3, 2015 in Paris, France.



Sponsored holidays on the cards for diaspora members

Sponsored holidays for young third-generation Irish adults abroad will begin this year, in a bid to encourage members of the disaspora to settle here with their families.


Are you shaped by the books you read as a kid? These people think Jonathan de Burca Butler

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Cool curves are making a comebackBy Deirdre Reynolds

Food & Drink

Restaurant review: The Linden Tree, Co KildareBy Tony Clayton-Lea

Diet & Fitness

The Shape I’m In: Brendan Cole, Strictly Come Dancing starBy Irene Feighan

Home & Interiors

Make your space go further with a designer extensionBy Kya deLongchamps


10 facts about Cork airport’s new destination, Ibiza, that have nothing to do with partying

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Kevin Spacey shares his acting secrets behind House of CardsBy Ed Power


National Tree Week: Why we all need the comfort of a tree