School Daze with Bernard O'Shea: 'Lads I knew from school can't believe I became a comedian'

School Daze with Bernard O'Shea: 'Lads I knew from school can't believe I became a comedian'

My most vivid memory of primary school is not being able to do maths. The teachers tried their best with me but I just couldn’t do it.

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Teens coping with the Leaving Cert in the time of Covid-19

Teens coping with the Leaving Cert in the time of Covid-19

Three young people tell Helen O’Callaghan about the highs and lows of their lives during the current crisis.

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Your 24-hour guide to saving the planet by going green

Your 24-hour guide to saving the planet by going green

Scrap conditioner and eat porridge for breakfast — Maresa Fegan has a 24-hour guide to going green

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Paul McLauchlan: Has the way we shop changed forever?

Paul McLauchlan: Has the way we shop changed forever?

What is sustainable fashion? It’s hard to quantify, ask anyone.

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Naomi Campbell’s most iconic looks as she turns 50

Naomi Campbell’s most iconic looks as she turns 50

As one of the original ‘supers’, the model is no stranger to serving some serious looks.

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A dark lip could be your surprising secret weapon this summer

A dark lip could be your surprising secret weapon this summer

Prudence Wade asks a make-up artist how to get the vampy look.

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Darina Allen's recipes for a life of sustainability

Darina Allen's recipes for a life of sustainability

The focus of Weekend today is sustainability. What could be more timely?

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Chef Finn Ni Fhaolain's tips for a sustainable kitchen

Chef Finn Ni Fhaolain's tips for a sustainable kitchen

Finn Ni Fhaolain is a marine scientist, chef and author of best selling cook book, Finn's World. Last year she received a McKenna Award for Milish the zero waste ...

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One list, five meals: One shopping trip to feed your family this week

One list, five meals: One shopping trip to feed your family this week

In a time when our shopping and cooking needs to be efficient and easy, we are bringing back our One List, Five Meals recipe pages.

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Working life: Joan Johnston, national co-ordinator, COPD Support Ireland

Working life: Joan Johnston, national co-ordinator, COPD Support Ireland

Joan Johnston, national co-ordinator, COPD Support Ireland, speaks about a day in her life.

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Sustainable solutions: Searching for eco-friendly ways to decontaminate PPE

Sustainable solutions: Searching for eco-friendly ways to decontaminate PPE

COVID-19 is a formidable enemy that has massively impacted our lives, but it has a weakness – it’s highly susceptible to disinfectants.

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The Shape I'm In: Dr. Doireann O'Leary

The Shape I'm In: Dr. Doireann O'Leary

Dr Doireann O’Leary has generated an army of 155,000 Instagram followers thanks to her impressive pictures and accessible Insta stories on a wide range of ...

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 Wish List: In pursuit of funky fabric and Bantry baskets

Wish List: In pursuit of funky fabric and Bantry baskets

Esther N McCarthy finds funky fabric and Bantry baskets as well as exploring virtual galleries.

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Bids arriving from across the globe

Bids arriving from across the globe

Online sales are bringing new bidders and buyers to Irish auctioneers from the most unlikely locations. Doneraile-based Aidan Foley, who quickly moved to an online-only ...

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A German hotelier in the wrong place at the right time

A German hotelier in the wrong place at the right time

We've all become unhappily accustomed to restrictions on our movement. One lot at Woodward’s first-ever online-only auction in Cork next Saturday demonstrates ...

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The future of travel - has Covid-19 given us the wake up call we needed?

The future of travel - has Covid-19 given us the wake up call we needed?

Has Covid-19 made sustainable travel a reality? Will staycations be the holiday of the future? Tom Breathnach asks the experts.

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If you have secretly enjoyed the lockdown here's how to embrace isolation further on your next holiday

If you have secretly enjoyed the lockdown here's how to embrace isolation further on your next holiday

From far-flung cabins to off-grid retreats, these are the great escapes where you can really get away from it all, says Sarah Marshall.

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A ‘social distancing’ restaurant for one is opening in a field in Sweden

A ‘social distancing’ restaurant for one is opening in a field in Sweden

Food is served in a basket on a rope at this isolated eatery.

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TV highlights: A new 'make-under' dating show and Kevin McGahern paints celeb protraitsThis story is enriched with multi-media content

TV highlights: A new 'make-under' dating show and Kevin McGahern paints celeb protraits

Des O'Driscoll looks at some of the top picks on the TV today.

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What did Prohibition ever do for us?This story is enriched with multi-media content

What did Prohibition ever do for us?

Pubs have been closed across this island for over two months. Can you imagine if they were closed for 14 years? To mark the centenary of the introduction of Prohibition ...

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Schitt's Creek to Shameless: 12 comedies to streamThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Schitt's Creek to Shameless: 12 comedies to stream

Up for a laugh? Des O'Driscoll offers a selection of recent arrivals and classic you may have forgotten about.

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Damien Enright: Community spirit can ensure we pull through - together

Damien Enright: Community spirit can ensure we pull through - together

Last week, I wrote about "small is beautiful" as a key to an improved environment for all living things after this Covid crisis is finally over. As I wrote, I saw, ...

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Richard Collins: Wildlife taking back the streets of our cities

Richard Collins: Wildlife taking back the streets of our cities

Fifty years ago, a fox was spotted in Dublin’s St. Stephen’s Green. The unfortunate animal was chased by local ‘gurriers’. It took refuge ...

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The Islands of Ireland: Cape Clear tells its side of the story

The Islands of Ireland: Cape Clear tells its side of the story

The north pier on Cape Clear has been eerily quiet these last few months as no visitors disembark. The ferry is not unloading boatloads of tourists from Baltimore, ...

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