Weekend loves: This week’s must do, see & buy

The countdown is on. Just six days now to the launch of the Cork Midsummer Festival — and its centrepiece, Corcadorca’s Far Away on Spike Island. 

It’s just one of 51 events in 40 venues citywide. 

Other highlights include Luke Jerram’s giant replica of the moon at CIT — and a lecture by Buzz Aldrin, Futureproof at the Everyman (left) and the Long Table dinner on the South Mall on June 18.



Weekend loves: This week’s must do, see & buy

The much-anticipated, inaugural collection from ALEXACHUNG has launched at Brown Thomas Grafton Street. 

An assortment of daywear and eveningwear, complimented by a collection of ‘permanents’ or ‘daily luxuries’, they include knitwear and slogan T-shirts featuring hand drawn illustrations by Chung. 

The iconic British brand Mulberry whose ‘Alexa’ bag was named and styled after her, attracted a waiting list of 9,000 and helped the company achieve record profits. We can expect the same results from this latest must-have label.

Priced from €85 to €1,315. Mixed crochet top €430, skirt €255`


Weekend loves: This week’s must do, see & buy

Hot on the heels of the release of his new book, and its rave reviews, Colm Tóibín (above) takes to the stage at the 15th Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing on June 15 Other highlights in an exceptional line up include Christina Lambe and Terry Waite (below).

Weekend loves: This week’s must do, see & buy



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