Tried and Tested – Glimmer & Glow

If you’re looking for the ultimate facial treat this month, then it’s got to be ESPA’s Glimmer & Glow. If you like your facial firm and luxurious, while also nourishing your skin, then this is for you. Start off with an in-depth skin analysis, which shows just how your skin’s doing on the day, be […]


The Other Side of New York

Heading to New York over Christmas, and looking for something unique? Brooklyn is a fantastically diverse area to explore and experience the relaxed vibe that can exist in New York. Try to make it your base from which to explore uptown and the east village…shopping here is vintage, retro chic with cool children’s shops and […]


The Charm Behind the Charms

Paul Costelloe chats to Jo Lavelle about his new jewellery range, his love for women, and where he’s going next. From designing for women, to producing his own homewares collection for Dunnes Stores and designing jewellery, Paul pretty much has it all covered. The next thing is menswear, which will launch later this year. Judging […]

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A Year of Hope

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, and experiencing the dedication and care of the staff at the Mid-West Regional Hospital, Alice O’Farrell took it upon herself to raise some much-needed funds for the new Symptomatic Breast Unit. Alice came up with the idea of gathering a group of well-known Limerick personalities to produce a glamorous […]


Tell Tales

It is one of those wild and windy mornings in Salthill. I have just about made it inside the door of a café overlooking the choppy sea. Waiting inside in the welcome warmth is Laois man Colm Muldowney. This is the Headford-based historian who is offering people the chance to document their family history in […]


The Dirty Business of Defriending

When I was a teenager I had new friends, old friends, good friends, best friends, and on-the-cusp friends. Some of those friendships are still part of my life, others faded, and some of them imploded in tears and accusations. I thought then that when I grew up this kind of schoolgirl melodrama would be a […]


What it’s like to be BROKE!

I grew up in a middle class family, one that was poor enough not to have a second car or fancy holidays abroad, yet comfortable enough that we were never left wanting for any of the essentials such as good practical shoes, school books or hideous padded polyester anoraks. We did go on holidays, but […]

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Limerick’s First Lady

As the recently elected Mayor of Limerick, Maria Byrne is at the beginning of a busy year of responsibilities and events. LIMERICKnow invited her to take part in a pampering makeover to help get her camera-ready for all of the up-coming social events during the year ahead. Maria is no stranger to the life of […]

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Awards Update – Creative Space

Goldenegg Fashion Innovation Awards 2011 will take place in March of next year, with an exciting line-up of fashion, style and talent already taking shape. Our winners from the 2010 awards have had an exciting year all round…we caught up with them to see what’s been happening in their lives since the awards. Mark Burke, […]

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10 Minutes With Kate Walsh

Twenty-six-year-old songstress Kate Walsh on touring with the charming Mr Nutini and why she couldn’t keep up with pubbing it with Mick Flannery. Was it always music or has your life gone down another path at any stage? It’s always been music. I started learning piano aged five and never looked back – I’ve been […]