What to Wear to the National Ploughing Championships

If you were hoping that I would tell you that wellies aren’t a must then, I’m afraid you’ll be disappointed. Unfortunately if you are heading down to the National Ploughing Championship tomorrow, Wednesday or Friday – there is no paved oasis for high heels – so operate the same footwear policy as you would for … Continue reading What to Wear to the National Ploughing Championships

It’s Classic time – The Irish Jet Set of 1989

“For a nation that suffers from such unreliable summer, Ireland has a remarkably rich and glorious calendar of sports...and that does not even include dipping into Les Musts, the classics of the British season. “The long, theoretically golden, summers will kick off this week with the Epsom Derby. It will hip hop across the channel … Continue reading It’s Classic time – The Irish Jet Set of 1989

Bloom in June

Ireland’s answer to the Chelsea Flower Show comes back to Dublin’s Phoenix Park this Bank Holiday weekend. Whether you know your azaleas from your amaryllises or not, the festival offers something to suit all tastes. The aesthete in us all no doubt likes to be surrounded by beautiful things, and at least these flowers won’t … Continue reading Bloom in June