This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000
This beautiful lakeside cottage in Co Donegal is on the market for €250,000

Sarah Finnan

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Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000
Fancy a fixer-upper? Here are four cottages on the market for under €95,000

Sarah Finnan

Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes
Festival fashion: Crocs, crochet and the unexpected rise of dryrobes

Sarah Finnan

Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain
Joe Alwyn’s voice in ‘Conversations with Friends’ is the new Connell’s chain

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This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000
This charming wisteria-adorned cottage in Co Kerry is on the market for €239,000

Sarah Finnan

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How I found the one bikini I look forward to wearing

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This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000
This charming three-bedroom cottage in Donegal is on the market for €300,000

Lauren Heskin

Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert
Dressing for your dream job interview, according to a fashion expert

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This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market for €310,000
This sweet country cottage with a picket fence and private garden is on the market...

Sarah Finnan

Spotlight on: Carla Bredin
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Spotlight on: Carla Bredin, founder of Echelon, Ireland’s first ‘health at every size’ studio


by Catherine Conroy
06.03.22

Carla Bredin opened the doors of Ireland’s first overtly ‘Health at Every Size’ aligned fitness studio, Echelon, in September 2019. It nearly broke her ‘physically, spiritually, emotionally, mentally, financially’. And then the pandemic hit.

Carla Bredin opened the doors of her Dublin cycling studio, Echelon, on September 12th, 2019.  Anyone following her on Instagram at the time would have witnessed the blood sweat and tears of it all, with Carla there around the clock, paintbrush in hand, overseeing a lengthy fit-out.   “You couldn’t write it,” she says. “We were delayed by a year. It cost way more money than was predicted. We were operating for six months and two...

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