Kelly O’Brien has been getting increasingly obsessed with the chemicals in cosmetics. So this month, she decided to bin her regular routine and go 100% organicRead article
It’s in its eighth season and the nation still adores Operation Transformation. But what happens when the cameras leave? Rita de Brun catches up with leaders from three and six years ago.Read article
Plans to locate a Starbucks to a much loved listed building in Cork has provoked outrage in some quarters. Ed Power looks at yet another US behemoth that is loved and loathed.Read article
A mockumentary on STI sniffer dogs is racking up the views on YouTube as it attempts to shock
people into getting tested, writes Ailin Quinlan
With Twiggy and Charlotte Rampling fronting fashion ads, the beauty world seems to have realised older women rock, says Barbara Scully.Read article
All job seekers have different challenges to overcome. Áilín Quinlan gets CV tips for the graduate, the jobhunter who hasn’t changed jobs in a decade and the man or woman out of the workplace for years.Read article
John Lordan was born in Bandon, Cork, in 1876. Historian and media student, Kevin O’Brien, reveals a compelling story of how, after migration to America, he made a name for himself as a long distance runner, winning the 1903 Boston Marathon and competing in the strangest Olympic race ever held at the 1904 St Louis games.Read article
Bored of advice on how to find your dream job? Suzanne Harrington casts an arched eyebrow over some of the world’s most rubbish cvs.Read article
SO, this month my youth theatre, Activ8, decided to perform an improvised show. We were split into groups of three or four, given a game to play, and then left to the mercy of the audience.Read article
Japanese men, not unlike their Irish counterparts, can find romance hard, says Jonathan de Burca Butler . So they created Love Your Wife Day to help men express their love for thier other halvesRead article
Kelly O’Brien loves ice hockey and isn’t adverse to hanging out at pop-up ice skating rinks in December so she couldn’t resist trying out Red Bull extreme ice skating.Read article
A project shows real-life contemporary users in designer clothes talking about the physical, mental and emotional toll that the drug takes on them. Liz Dunphy reports.
Broadcaster Ray D’Arcy’s wife Jenny is also his producer —so what are the challenges they face? Arlene Harris talks to to three couples about working and living together.Read article
I’ve been acting since I left school so in a way it’s all I know. I grew up in Castlegregory, Co Kerry. I’m the youngest of five, with two brothers and two sisters.Read article
Kyle Pryor aka Dr Nate Cooper was in Cork recently. Ellie O’Byrne asks him why Irish people are so addicted to ‘Home and Away’.
On the Trail of Britain’s Homegrown Jihadists By Alex PerryRead article
Carol O’Callaghan visits the new family room at the Mercy University Hospital’s Children’s Leukaemia Unit.
Leo Varadkar’s coming out has been roundly praised and hailed as good for struggling youngsters, but what do young LGBT people think? Kay Cairns
Few books in the self-help section will ever turn your life around, writes Suzanne Harrington. Real personal development requires far more time and often, professional helpRead article
Dervilla Griffin is a Cork-based Feng Shui consultant in demand all over the world. She tells Sharon O’Reilly-Coates how her work can alleviate sickness and even money worriesRead article