Isabel Gleeson: A week in my wardrobe
Isabel Gleeson: A week in my wardrobe

Isabel Gleeson

A modest extension has created a feeling of light and spaciousness in this Balbriggan semi-d
A modest extension has created a feeling of light and spaciousness in this Balbriggan semi-d

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Inside the scam of the fake ‘Irish heiress’ still swindling people out of thousands of dollars
Inside the scam of the fake ‘Irish heiress’ still swindling people out of thousands of...

Sarah Finnan

Oversized collars to refresh your spring wardrobe
Oversized collars to refresh your spring wardrobe

Sarah Finnan

The best mismatched rainbow nails on Instagram for your next appointment
The best mismatched rainbow nails on Instagram for your next appointment

Holly O'Neill

Community Shoot: Meet the Business Club members
Community Shoot: Meet the Business Club members

Leonie Corcoran

This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million
This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million

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What to bake this weekend: Coffee and walnut pavlova with coffee-poached pears
What to bake this weekend: Coffee and walnut pavlova with coffee-poached pears

Graham Herterich

This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage
This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage

Megan Burns

11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin
11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin

Shayna Sappington

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Lupita Nyong?o


By Bill O'Sullivan
07th Jan 2014
Lupita Nyong?o

You may not know how to pronounce the name and this may be the first time you’ve ever even seen it. But Lupita Nyong?o is destined to become a household name. The 29 year-old actress was virtually unknown until getting the role in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave in cinemas next week. Born in Mexico to Kenyan parents and raised primarily in Kenya, Nyong’o went on to study at Yale and 12 Years is her movie debut. Her performance in McQueen’s latest has been highly acclaimed, landing her a nomination for a BAFTA Rising Star Award. Other nominees include Palme D’Or winner Lea Seydoux from Blue Is The Warmest Colour. We like Lupita already – down-to-earth and utterly striking, she comes with a pre-packeged, pitch-perfect fashion sense worthy of a star.

 

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