(...) five with a beer and a glass of wine came to €79.

Complex wine with earthy wild dark fruits and a structured backbone. Definitely a marmite wine, but(...)

Delectable, pristine tangy green apple fruits around a stony mineral core.

Delicious rich peach fruits combine with a subtle but lively fresh acidity. Intriguing and very moreish.

(...)’s homemade cakes, Irish-roasted coffee and glasses of wine on offer, too. They opened a shop next door(...)

 Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has announced that the  Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will be published this summer.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...) sports sponsorship by drinks companies, despite pledging to review the issue in three years time(...)

Sean O’Faolain  on his 90th birthday in 1990: In the St Patrick’s day issue of 1973, O’Faolain contributed a wistful tour d’horizon of contemporary Irish fiction. “The Irish Free State”, he reflected, “was … a hard, bourgeois society, cautious, ambitious, pietistic, puritanical, and not at all interested in such time-wasting activities as the arts.”  Photograph: Peter Thursfield

(...) thought worth bringing to readers’ attention; and there was the occasional review of a biography of a(...)

(...): an Italian restaurant worth shouting about. Dinner for four with a bottle of wine came to €157(...)

A pleasant off-beat wine bursting with sweet juicy ripe cherry and black fruits and a nice herby(...)