Special delivery: Rare postbox among items at Sheppard’s auction

A rare postbox is among intriguing lots, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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LS Lowry in the picture

Des O’Sullivan previews Whyte’s sale which features a number of leading names from the Irish art world

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Empty-nester Lorraine Kelly reveals a stylish makeover of her daughter Rosie’s bedroom

Gabrielle Fagan finds out how TV’s Lorraine Kelly turned a cluttered and dated space into a sophisticated sanctuary they both love.

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Stylish salvage: Make your home street smart with reclaimed and recycled materials

Irish Examiner Sustainability Month special: Aileen Lee profiles Laury Poisson of Home Street Home

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Irish Examiner Sustainability Month special: Are retailers meeting customer expectations for sustainable products?

As we become more environmentally conscious, retailers are appearing to make greater strides towards meeting customer expectations for sustainable products, while ...

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Wish List: Sustainability Month special - How going green can still be stylish

From taking care of our bee population to clothing with a conscience and recycled storage options, going green can still be stylish, says Esther N McCarthy

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A taste for understated elegance: Angela Connolly, president of the Interiors Association of Ireland

Angela Connolly: Creative director and owner of Conbu Interior Design

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Sustainability Month: Buy less and buy better

Thinking about the long-term value of what we buy not only helps the environment but keeps essential skills in product making alive, and the micro economy thriving, ...

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Sustainability Month: How not to waste electricity

Kya deLongchamps fights on in our Sustainability Month with an empowering attack on our blithe waste of electricity.

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Vintage View: Get an inside track on statement pieces at the IADA antiques fair

An IADA antique dealer could give you the inside track on a truly eclectic interior that perfectly marries old and new, says Kya deLongchamps.

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Reclaiming style: Salvage is a thriving aspect of modern interior design

Salvage is no longer the preserve of rough and ready rag and bone yards, but a thriving aspect of modern interior design with built-in conservation and eco credentials, ...

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Wish List: This week's top buys for your home

Esther N McCarthy sorts out your shelves and shells as part of this week’s picks.

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Design Life: Bernie O’Sullivan on building a sustainable craft shop

"I returned to live in my hometown Bantry, just over seven years ago. Little did I know then where I would be today!"

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Topping the terrain: Christy Parker talks to dual award-winning landscape designer Sean Russell

Christy Parker talks to dual award-winning landscape designer Sean Russell

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Vintage View: How to clean a chandelier

Kya deLongchamps puts a serious shine on a grubby chandelier

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Diamonds add some real sparkle to sale

Des O’Sullivan previews the auction of fine jewellery at James Adam

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New York season to give art lovers the royal treatment

Christie’s and Sotheby’s are in the frame for a series of important sales, says Des O’Sullivan

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How to create a near-zero waste kitchen

Kya deLongchamps argues that plastic is not so fantastic for single or short-term use as we enter a near-zero waste era

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Easy ways to an eco-friendly bathroom

Just a little thought is all it takes to make a big — and almost effortless — improvement in bathroom eco-friendliness without compromising personal ...

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Patio perfection: How to create a stylish outdoor space for those summer Insta-moments

It’s time to prep the patio, deck or garden for al fresco living. Gabrielle Fagan reveals how to ‘wow’ in the great outdoors.

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Wish List: Eight top buys of the week

From fruity picnic cups to savvy summer hampers, Esther N McCarthy picks the best buys of the week

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Here's how to upcycle your old dining chairs

Kya deLongchamps gives three staid old dining chairs an upfunk.

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Wish List: Hot new looks for your living room, bedroom, bathroom, garden, and even your handbag

As temperatures rise, Esther N McCarthy suggests a whole lot of ways you can turn up the heat to add warm tones and of course the hottest new looks to your living ...

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Art and antiques news: Port theme at two-week show

CONTAINER SHIP is the title of this work by Tom Roche.

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Great interest in O’Driscoll’s sale

The auction house is to be commended, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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Contents from great Irish houses in Sheppard’s sales

Des O’Sullivan previews the art, furniture, and more which will be auctioned at four sessions over two days.

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How to make utility spaces work for you

Whether you have an area of kitchen or a dedicated room, Kya deLongchamps puts a crisp, spring spin on the utility area.

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