RSVP Magazine

OFF THE RECORD: Marissa Carter champions the leather dress and shirt combo

She’s a busy mum of two with a business empire that’s been building and building rapidly over the last few years. Yes, Marissa Carter is a woman to watch. I’ve known Marissa since she started off with her first business venture, Carter Beauty, and have watched her star rise steadily since establishing tanning brand Cocoa […]


There’s only so much you can pin on Pinterest, so this time I thought I’d go down a different path, and present you with 10 of the best movie famous wedding dresses. The ‘it’s beautiful!’, the ‘it’s not great, but it’s not bad’ and the ‘what were they thinking?’ (yes, these are phrases I say […]

HOMES AND INTERIORS:many shades of blue are making their way indoors helping to create a stylish, wonderfully cool and refreshing home

Proving there’s life after grey, the many shades of blue are making their way indoors helping to create a stylish, wonderfully cool and refreshing home. Cielo Pebble Cushion,, €24 Nespresso coffee capsules stand, Harvey Norman, €26 Baboon lamp, Debenhams, €85 Real Man’s soap, Designist, €7 Leaf foiled sherpa, Penneys, €14 Bedding, H&M, €39.99 Ben […]

STARS AND THEIR CARS: Darren Kennedy and his Renault Mégane GT Line

TV presenter and style icon Darren Kennedy has an affinity to all things French after living and working in France for two years. He adores the language, the culture, the food and now the cars. He drives a Renault Mégane GT Line which is a “sporty number with plenty of attitude and style” – just […]

LATEST PICS: Launch of Urban Veda natural skincare range in Ireland at House Dublin

The multi-award skincare range Urban Veda launched by natural beauty Alison Canavan in House Dublin on Leeson Street Thursday 23rd March 2017. Creating a unique sense of occasion the Urban Veda skincare range is vegan and naturally formulated to Ayurvedic principles to embrace the therapeutic properties of plants. Containing key botanicals and organic herbs the Urban Veda range help to […]

What You Need To Know If You Fancy A Walt Disney World Wedding

Are you a major Disney fan like myself? Do you love nothing more than to curl up with a good Disney movie and a glass of wine every once in a while? Phew, I’m not the only one. Well, here I break down some things to consider if you decide that Walt Disney World is […]


Beauty expert and TV presenter Triona McCarthy gives us a sneak peek into her refrigerator and tells us about her average daily dietary pattern and exercise regime… Food diary: Weight: 11.7 stone CLOTHES size: 14 Height: 5FT 6INS BREAKFAST: Today, I started with great intentions by having a black coffee and an apple. Then I […]

LATEST PICS: The launch of Strong Roots #KeepDigging

The launch of Strong Roots #KeepDigging – Adventures of a Food Truck campaign, which took place in the unique setting of the Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Market on Mary’s Lane. Attendees included Roz Purcell, James Kavanagh, Siobhan O’Hagan and Corinna Gaffey. Strong Roots creates delicious frozen food for home baking available in supermarkets near you. […]

ON YOUR MARKS! VHI’s Women’s Mini Marathon Top Tips

The highly anticipated 2017 VHI Women’s Mini Marathon is now officially open for entries, with over 35,000 participants expected to walk, jog or run the 10K route through Dublin’s fair city on Monday, 5th June 2017. TOP TIPS To Successfully Complete A Marathon PREPARE: Train well for your distance goal, don’t just turn up on the […]


As Ireland’s best-known architect and presenter of RTÉ’s Room to Improve, DERMOT BANNON is a self-confessed perfectionist, helping people all over the country create their dream homes. Away from the cameras though, the devoted father of three is a plane fanatic who dreams of some day splashing out on a hot tub and a sauna […]

Two Dogs Protect Tiny Endangered Penguins From Being Killed

There’s a small island (uninhabited by humans) off the coast of Australia, where a pair of sheepdogs guard tiny penguins, who used to be in serious danger. The penguins were being wiped out by foxes, and very nearly became extinct. But in 2006, trained Maremma sheep dogs were brought to the tiny island to help […]


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PAWS FOR THOUGHT: with Aoibhín Garrihy

This month former Fair City star and Dancing with the Stars contestant Aoibhín Garrihy chats to RSVP’s Susan Knox about her two cheeky French Mastiff dogs, Rubie and Reggie, and their weird habit of licking the couch! First of all, where did the two gorgeous names come from? Well, Rubie came first and that was […]

WHEELS AND HEELS: How To Avoid A The Dreaded Breakdown

Ann’s Advice: The number of Irish motorists experiencing breakdowns has risen 5% year on year, according to the experts at AA. This is more likely to happen as the colder weather sets in, so it’s important to ensure your car is winter ready. (1) Check your battery This is the most common cause of winter […]

Mind Your Joints This Running Season: Keep inflammation at bay with these top tips…

Whether you are a professional athlete or a fitness enthusiast, the muscle soreness and joint pain in the 12- to 48-hour time frame after a vigorous workout can serve as a major frustration. Try these tips to help reduce inflammation and facilitate quicker recovery times. • Healthy Eating: Some natural foods have anti-inflammatory properties that […]


Love dogs? Love blogs? Then you really should check out these 5 blogs we have gone and found, just for you! These blogs cover everything from nutritional information for your pooch, to tips on how to keep them fit and happy, and everything inbetween.   1. Puppy Leaks Puppy Leaks is a blog where dog […]

HEALTH NEWS: Goodbye PMS – With Louise Duffy and Cleanmarine®

Louise Duffy, broadcaster, reveals how she finally won her battle against the dreaded premenstrual syndrome… “I am a big advocate of Cleanmarine® For Women after experiencing the incredible change it made to my life over the past two years. Like clockwork, one to two days every month, I found myself in the throes of PMS-induced […]

Lucy Kenneally: From 22 Stone to a 10K Runner After Losing 10 stone 11LBS

Lucy Kenneally’s story is nothing short of remarkable. She weighed 22 stone and with the help of Motivation, she dropped 10 stone 11lbs to completely turn her life around and become the person she always wanted to be. Lucy before. “I had always struggled with weight growing up. Like most young people, all I wanted […]