Joan  Burton said the Coalition was building the economic recovery and with it new jobs and opportunities for people.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...), this Government ended the chaos of the economic crisis.“We converted fear into hope. And an economy(...)

Getting married in a “little white chapel” or a “big red barn” no longer requires a trip to the States. A Co Mayo company will erect a traditional (...)

Surf style in Waterford

While the Bunbury family pioneered Irish hand-produced chopping boards using windfall trees from their own forest – bunburyboards.com – there are n(...)

In-flight: the standard advice is to go for full-bodied wines with low acid and plenty of ripe fruit. Champagne and other sparkling wines taste better, as the bubbles stimulate our senses (although they also increase the speed at which we ingest alcohol). Photograph: Thinkstock
High-flying wines

Sitting in economy on a long-haul flight recently,I had, as everyone does, the suspicion that(...)

Ellie Goulding and Beck have been added to the line up of this year’s Live in the Marquee

Concert promoter Peter Aiken has called for a relaxation of Ireland’s planning laws to allow a series of major concerts to take place each year at sta(...)

Rather than marketing being about these above the line campaigns…now it’s about how you have a conversation with your customer, according to Lisa Hughes.

“Marketing is everything you do in terms of communicating with a customer. Before you sell your story, you need to understand what your story is,” acc(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly and Tanaiste Joan Burton at the Labour Party conference at Killarney on Saturday morning . Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times 3:01

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said he is not ruling out introducing legislation to deal with the high cost of rental accommodation.“We n(...)

Annie Atkins: “I was born in Wales, though my Mum’s Irish. Dad was a graphic designer and from the time I was little, I wanted to be one too.”

Annie Atkins, graphic designer From writing death warrants for Henry VIII, to forging CIA documents, to making a new kind of biscuit, Dublin-b(...)

When Londoner Claire Vero noticed changes in her skin in her late 20s, she decided it was time to make “a serious change” to her skincare routine. (...)

(...) ruck possession to such a slow pace that the Greek economy will seem to grow faster. For Ireland(...)