Louise Slyth

wardrobe

STYLE

Sick of the clutter? How to detox your wardrobe (and not regret it post-lockdown)

By Louise Slyth

COVID guidelines

AGENDA

Shebeens and house parties: Why has following COVID guidelines become so difficult?

By Louise Slyth

SELF

Let 2020 mark the end of the over-the-top New Year’s Eve and its dreaded resolutions

It's time to start using the arrival of new year's to reflect back, rather than to plan forward,…

By Louise Slyth

Christmas travel

SELF

“I’ve made the decision not to travel home for Christmas”: How to get through an unfamiliar December

Christmas will look a little different this year for many, writes Louise Slyth, but why not take it…

By Louise Slyth

Black Friday

STYLE

Bagging a real bargain: The ultimate Black Friday shopping guide

Sifting the deals from the duds on Black Friday is less about finding something at 70% off in…

By Louise Slyth

EDITORIAL

‘Good things are coming. They must. It’s our job to just keep going until we get there’

Resilience isn’t just the ability to bounce back, but the strong and bright belief that a better future…

By Louise Slyth

EDITORIAL

Covid friendship: Has a constant tide of bad news eroded our desire to engage with each other?

Throughout these troubling times, it is more important than it has ever been to tend to your friendships,…

By Louise Slyth

EDITORIAL

Mindful shopping: ‘Lockdown has given me a chance to re-evaluate my buying habits’

Lockdown has given Louise Slyth the chance to re-evaluate some of the previously unchallenged habits in her shopping…

By Louise Slyth

SELF

This challenging year has taught me that it’s ok to be vulnerable

Before Covid-19, Louise Slyth was a worrier. But 2020 has gifted her with a new perspective, and lease…

By Louise Slyth

SELF

Living with passion: ‘I took up Flamenco and it has changed my outlook on life’

Louise Slyth always wanted to learn to dance Flamenco and lockdown gave her the perfect excuse. Here is…

By Louise Slyth

AGENDA

We are coronavirus weary. But we are Irish. We are strong. Let’s do the right thing

Louise Slyth reflects on coronavirus 'response fatigue' and asks a nation to do what needs to be done,…

By Louise Slyth