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Five short story and essay collections that will get you right back into reading

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3 picturesque rural Irish homes on the market with plenty of potential
3 picturesque rural Irish homes on the market with plenty of potential

Megan Burns

Why trying to slow down in summer is getting harder
Why trying to slow down in summer is getting harder

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Beloved West Cork interiors shop, The Old Mill Stores, is for sale
Beloved West Cork interiors shop, The Old Mill Stores, is for sale

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Here are the top pieces from the Sofa Workshop x Hugh Wallace collab
Here are the top pieces from the Sofa Workshop x Hugh Wallace collab

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Supper Club: 3 prawn recipes to tuck into

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This Stoneybatter home has warmth, comfort and greenery at every turn
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Image / Editorial

The Early Word


By Jennifer McShane
15th Apr 2016
The Early Word

Before your working day begins, we have three stories for you to muse over on IMAGE.ie during your morning commute. This morning we’re giddy with happiness following the return of a favourite festival (plus, it’s Friday!), pondering over spring outfits and debating our tipping points.

FESTIVAL ALERT: INTERLUDE RETURNS IN JUNE

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Festival season is upon us, and we’re majorly excited to say that the cultural extravaganza?that is Interlude is coming back to Dublin this June. The first acts announced to perform at the three-day event include?Lisa Hannigan?in her only festival show for 2016,?Dimitri from Paris, The Sugarhill Gang, Crazy P, Booka Brass Band and more. We’re already counting the days. See you there!

For full details and ticket information click here

5 PERFECTLY STYLED OUTFITS FOR SPRING

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Trans-seasonal months are the trickiest to dress for. April may officially be spring, but?the weather is more often schizophrenic than sunny. IMAGE Fashion Editor Marie Kelly, advises on how best to dress for this tricky time of year.

See her outfit picks for spring here

HAVE YOU REACHED TIPPING POINT?

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Forget the old-fashioned notion of a midlife crisis. Women of all ages are in meltdown?over anything from careers to crow’s feet,’says?CLARE BOWIE.

Read about this here