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Coach Harry Leech pleased as Irish team get a lift from World Championships

The four women who made a little bit of Irish sporting history by competing in the weightlifting World Championships for the first time finished much nearer last than first, but the venture was still a success for one of the country’s fastest-growing sports.

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Shopping for classic clothes with vintage queen extraordinaire Irene O’BrienPaula Burns

Fashion & Beauty

Your guide to this year's beauty advent calendars Claire Spreadbury

Food & Drink

Restaurant review: Luna

Diet & Fitness

5 Pilates moves that are tailored to your shape Nadine McCann

Home & Interiors

VIDEO: Easy ways to decorate and set a Christmas table


Latvian capital Riga is a wonder in winter

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Johnny Depp is looking like the real gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in Black MassHelen Barlow


INFOGRAPHIC: Top tips for looking after birds this winter