Having worked across the board in the media for more years she has pretty much seen it all and never ceases to be amazed at the public’s appetite for news and gossip. With a background in magazines and features, Frances is a great believer in variety being the spice of life and as such writes about a number of topics including (but not limited to) celebrities, television, movies, theatre, fashion, beauty, lifestyle, health, sex and real life.
Top stylist Tanya Grimson began her fashion career in London, before joining the launch team of Prudence magazine (along with our Editor, Declan Leavy). Since then she has become one of Ireland’s most successful stylists, styling shoots for major advertising campaigns, as well as cutting-edge editorial photoshoots for Ireland’s leading publications.
With an obsession for all things red carpet and A-list, Michelle joins the team as our resident gossip queen. Every couple of days, Michelle provides us with a rundown of the latest happening in Celebville. No one-trick pony, and with an opinion on just about everything, Michelle also dabbles in beauty product and TV reviews.
Vicky Kavanagh currently works as a News Runner for RTE but has a special love for fashion. After navigating through a few dodgy teenage years involving mini-dresses, fishnets and biker boots, Vicky now favours all things classic and elegant, with a modern twist. She adores Paris (she’s been nine times and it’s still not enough) and stalks Net-A-Porter to make her feel better when she’s having a bad day. Vicky graduated from DCU in 2011 with a degree in Journalism.
With entertainment of all sorts in his blood, Karl is here to give you his take on what you should be listening to. Karl is a dancer and has lived his life to music for as long as he can remember. He has his finger on the pulse of what’s happening on the Irish and international music scenes and he’s here on a weekly basis to make sure you don’t put a musical foot wrong!
With a background in travel and consumer marketing, seasoned traveller Bryan joins the Daily Update team as our travel expert. By day, Bryan shapes the minds of the future as a primary school teacher. After hours, amongst other things, he is planning his next big trip.
Paul is one of the leading figures in the Irish hairdressing industry and has represented the Irish Artistic Team of the Irish Hairdressing Federation on numerous occasions. His work has been covered by Ireland’s leading fashion magazines and he’s regularly called upon for expert tips and advice on the latest hair styles and trends.