An unforgettable campaigner talks social injustice

Campaigner, Dr Ebun Joseph, talks to Shamim Malekmian about social injustice, being a middle child, and the battle to get Ireland’s first black studies university ...

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Learning Points: New Junior Cert English syllabus is just confusing

I always remember the excitement I felt walking into my English class in Rochestown Capuchin College, Cork.

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The 6 emotional stages of dressing for autumn

We can’t promise you won’t have a mini meltdown somewhere along this sartorial journey.

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Celebrating 65 years of Laura Ashley: 10 classic items that made us fall in love with the brand

Stephanie Soh looks back at the pieces that turned this oh-so-British company into a global icon.

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Video: Richard Quinn brings London Fashion Week to a close in style

The award-winning newcomer brings it for SS19.

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Fuss-free baking: Eight cake mixes put to the test

TODAY we have not only a taste test but also a bake test. We looked for the best cake mixes to see if they were worthwhile compared to baking from scratch.

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World Paella Day: 7 rules for making an authentic one

The rice dish is controversial, so make sure you get it right.

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Grow more, cook more, eat less meat: Simon Rogan’s recipe for life

The two Michelin-starred chef has finally released a cookbook. Claire Spreadbury gets hot in the kitchen asking him all about it.

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Pain barrier: Dangers of over exercising in the gym

September often means a return to fitness programmes after a beach break. Just don’t overdo it quickly, advises Peta Bee.

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It's never too late: Programme helps adults with literacy and numeracy problems

People from all walks of life are seeking help for issues with literacy and numeracy, writes Marjorie Brennan.

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Spiced Honey is the Dulux Colour of the Year for 2019 – here’s how to use it

Whether spread across rooms or dipped into on borders and accents, Marianne Shillingford talks to Gabrielle Fagan about Dulux’s sweet new hue.

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Six ways to insulate your home and save money

Heat loss in your home could be denting your pocket and the planet. Lisa Salmon taps up the Energy Saving Trust for their guide to insulating.

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Don't miss the Irish Examiner's free glossy Home mag

The Irish Examiner 'Home' magazine is back with the Autumn/Winter edition in your Irish Examiner on Saturday, September 22.

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Keen to see the ethereal spiderweb in Greece? Here’s everything you should do near Aitoliko

The town is perched in between two lagoons.

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What is ruska? This is how the Finns do autumn

Finland’s landcapes have erupted with colour.

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Should we travel to North Korea? Michael Palin says ‘yes’

The traveller shares his thoughts on the communist destination opening up to tourism.

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Some of the best and exciting events this Culture Night has to offer in Cork and further afield

With so much to choose from, Marjorie Brennan selects some of the best events in this evening’s smorgasbord of offerings in Cork and other centres.

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Taking up the baton

As Cork Orchestral Society marks 80 years of concerts, Cathy Desmond looks back on the early days of an organisation that’s done so much for music on Leeside. ...

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Stairway to early music heaven

We tend to think of the worlds of classical and rock music as being divergent but, as John Potter explains, there is a lively intersection of activity in those seemingly ...

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From seedheads and grasses to flower skeletons: 6 plants to give your garden winter interest

Don’t cut down all your finished-flowering perennials, as their seedheads and stems may look stunning in winter, writes Hannah Stephenson.

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Hair, coffee grounds and sheep’s wool: Here’s how to boost your garden soil for free this autumn

Gardening YouTuber Huw Richards reveals 8 unusual ways to enrich your soil on a budget. Hannah Stephenson reports.

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Donal Hickey: Mystery of dead whales

Mystery surrounds the reason for the stranding of an unusually high number of whales along the west coast but given man’s growing propensity for polluting ...

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