The world of news and current affairs never stops. In the months ahead, there’s a fascinating Presidential election to be fought, tense budget negotiations and endless speculation about the government’s chances of a full term. Summer and its unexpected heat is very much in the rearview mirror. For Claire Byrne, host of Claire Byrne Live and News at One on radio, it’s game on. But today, officially her day off, there’s only one item on the agenda after she finishes her interview and photoshoot – getting her threeyear-old to her ballet class. Jane is a no nonsense girl and her mum bringing her to class was non-negotiable: “I’m in awe of how confident Jane is, I don’t know where that came from.” The answer, I suspect, is pretty obvious. And we’ve been busy rounding up the best of the season ahead, whether that’s TV, movies, fashion, books or beauty.