Online Lives: Interior designer Elaine Verdon

Dublin-based interior designer Elaine Verdon left her job in a marketing agency to follow her passion.

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Online Lives: Sustainability blogger Hannah Byrne

Canada-based Hannah Byrne started blogging five years ago as a way to be creative but now she uses her blog, Byrnewithme.com, to promote sustainable living.

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Candy Crush makers grilled by British MPs over gaming addiction being recognised as disease

Senior executives from the company skirted around the possibility that its games could be considered addictive.

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Online Lives: Makeup artist and blogger Aisling Regan

Makeup artist and blogger Aisling Regan uses her website and blog to showcase her skills and discuss trends and products.

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Online Lives: Blogger and 'digital nomad' Jonny Blair

Bangor-born blogger Jonny Blair has been travelling the world since 2003.

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Online Lives: Kerryman Aidan O'Carroll

Kerryman Aidan O’Carroll blogs to promote his website design abilities.

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Online Lives: Katie Hogan and Luke Gibney

Dublin couple Katie Hogan and Luke Gibney run a travel website which they update from around the world.

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Online Lives: Fashion and lifestyle blogger Ruth McCourt

Blogger Ruth McCourt says her website has opened up many opportunities.

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Online Lives: Stephen Palmer's blogs connect Irish people around the world

Two of Stephen Palmer’s three blogs are used to connect Irish people around the world.

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Online Lives: Travel and lifestyle blogger Melanie May

Dublin-based freelance journalist and blogger Melanie May says blogging is a job she loves.

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Online Lives: Couple Brian Barry and Noelle Kelly are travelling the world

Denise O'Donoghue hears from a couple who blog about their journey together around the world

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Online Lives: Parenting blogger Grainne Owens

Dublin-born mum-of-two Grainne Owens blogs about parenting from her home in Northern Ireland.

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Online Lives: Creator of popular health and lifestyle blog Sarah Dwan

Waterford blogger and new mum Sarah Dwan writes about beauty, health and lifestyle on her popular website, beautyandthemasseuse.com and has a “passion for holistic therapies”.

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Online Lives: Creator of The Life of Stuff Edwina O'Connor

MUM-of-two Edwina O’Connor set up her blog, TheLifeOfStuff.com, seven years ago. She spoke with Denise O'Donoghue about pop culture and lifestyle blog.

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Online Lives: Meet interiors stylist Bronagh Fleming

Bronagh Fleming from Co Clare has been using Instagram to share photos of her home, Fox Hollow. She spoke to Denise O'Donoghue.

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Online Lives: Cork teacher and travel blogger Ciara Mc Nally

Cork-born teacher Ciara Mc Nally was bitten by the travel bug at a young age.

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Online Lives: Meet Emma Ratcliffe, the Dublin woman blogging from Spain

Emma Ratcliffe tells Denise O'Donoghue about blogging from sunny Spain

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Online Lives: Meet the blogger who documents her travels around Ireland

Cavan native Helen Leddy uses her blog, galavantingireland.com, to highlight her travels around Ireland.

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Online Lives: 22-year-old fashion blogger Sarah Hayes

UL graduate Sarah Hayes, 22, enjoys sharing creative content on her fashion blog as well as her social media accounts.

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Online Lives: Margarita Ribot

UCD student Margarita Ribot is from Spain, but loves sharing Mediterranean recipes on her blog.

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Online Lives: Sadhbh Sullivan - 'My generation is definitely somewhat addicted to social media'

Sadhbh Sullivan from Bere Island in West Cork has been running her fashion blog www.sadhbhers.ie since 2016.

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Online Lives: Meet author, blogger and broadcaster Holly White

Author, blogger and broadcaster Holly White has recently published a cookbook, ‘Vegan-ish’, featuring vegan recipes and tips on cruelty-free food shared on her blog.

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Online Lives: 'Social media can be positive' - HeadStuff's Alan Bennett

Writer Alan Bennett started HeadStuff.org in 2014. He describes it as a website for “good writing”.

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Online Lives: Charlene Flanagan and Niamh Ryan

The number of people they saw using dirty makeup brushes inspired makeup artist Charlene Flanagan and skin therapist Niamh Ryan to join forces and come up with a solution.

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Online Lives: Actress and blogger Rebecca Collis

Denise O'Donoghue speaks to Rebecca Collis about her blog and career.

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Online Lives: Ama Addo

AMA Addo has been blogging about fashion, travel, wellness, and lifestyle for five years.

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Online Lives: On the wild side with Emily Culhane

Adventure-loving Emily Culhane lives on the wild side through her blog, thewildwayfarer.com

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Online Lives: Megan Kessie - 'Writing my blog became an escape'

Beauty blogger Megan Kessie, from Dublin, started blogging at makeitupmegan.ie in 2015, while she was working in healthcare, and she now finds herself working in PR, as a result.

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Online Lives: Meet beauty blogger Joanne Coughlan from Cork

Beauty blogger Joanne Coughlan tells Denise O'Donoghue about her blog, Lipstick n Leopard Print

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Online Lives: Olivia Kinsella

Olivia Kinsella has not let fat-shaming trolls get in the way of her blogging.

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Online Lives: Rory Carrick talks EatDrinkRunFun

Rory Carrick is the man behind EatDrinkRunFun.com, which he set up in March, 2014 to focus on his passions.

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Online Lives: Cavan blogger Karen Louise Daly on staying positive

Blogger Karen Louise Daly, from Kingscourt, Co. Cavan, loves chatting online about vintage fashion and beauty.

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Online Lives: Sarah Slattery, The Travel Expert

Travel blogger Sarah Slattery gave up her career as a travel agent to start her blog, TheTravelExpert.ie.

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Online Lives: Meet blogger turned Instagrammer Carol Conway

Denise O'Donoghue speaks to blogger Carol Conway about moving her online presence from her website to Instagram

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Online Lives: Makeup artist and YouTuber Lauren Malone

Makeup artist and YouTuber Lauren Malone started making tutorials as a hobby and today has had over 200,000 views on her videos.

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Online Lives: Award-winning blogger Lorna Duffy

Award-winning blogger Lorna Duffy spilts her time between her website, fashionboss.ie, and her full-time job as a social media marketer and a stylist and presenter on TV3’s Morning Ireland.

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Online Lives: Loves, life and ramblings with Lorraine Higgins

Lorraine Higgins used her maternity leave after having her second child to branch into blogging three years ago and found it a welcome hobby.

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Online Lives: Food blogger Jolene Cox

Food blogger, Jolene Cox, loves sharing her cooking tips on her blog, OneYummyMummy.com, and she has published her first cookbook.

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Online Lives: Meet travel blogger Tara Povey

New Zealand-born Tara Povey runs her blog, writes Denise O'Donoghue.

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Online Lives: Meet Jane Gilheaney Barry who runs thatcuriousloveofgreen.com

Writer and blogger Jane Gilheaney Barry runs thatcuriousloveofgreen.com and her first gothic novel, Cailleach ~ Witch, is due to be published next month.

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Online Lives: Meet 'Kenmare foodie' Karen Coakley

‘KENMARE Foodie” Karen Coakley credits her online presence with an abundance of

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Online Lives: Joanna Gillan and Ioannis Syrigos

Avid explorers Joanna Gillan and her Greek husband Ioannis Syrigos set up a website, ancient-origins.net, to share their passion for travel and ancient history with their followers.

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Online Lives: June Molloy Vladicka

Blogging came naturally to June Molloy Vladicka, a keen reader since childhood. She started MyFoodOdyssey.com, to share food tips, photos and stories of her family’s travels.

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Online Lives: Meet entrepreneur Gracie Collier

ENTREPRENEUR Gracie Collier from Laois has been using social media to grow her clothing brand, SPICE Vintage. The 27-year-old, who sold vintage clothes at flea markets and online since she was 13, has set up a shop in Limerick, and says Instagram has been a central to the promotion of her brand.

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Online Lives: Keith Bohan and Rachael Rogers

Husband and wife Keith Bohan and Rachael Rogers travel full-time after giving up their desk jobs in 2016.

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Online Lives: Lucy O'Connor

Lucy O’Connor from Dublin took a career break from her job in human resources in 2012 and since set up her own digital media company and two parenting blogs.

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Online Lives: Meet Northern Irish blogger Emer Dooris

Denise O'Donoghue chats to Belfast-based blogger Emer Dooris

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