Jim Clerkin attends DuJour Magazine and NYY Steak celebrating Chrissy Teigen with FENDI timepieces and Moet Ice on  in New York City. Photograph:  Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for DuJour

If you are thinking about splashing out on a sparkling surprise, Jim Clerkin is the ideal man to ask for advice.Northern Ireland-born Clerkin knows a (...)

Donard Gaynor’s knowledge of the global spirits market, particularly the buying habits of whiskey drinkers, is older than some of the rare malts resti(...)

“I played a lot of football when I was younger. One of things you had to do back then was, in the evening, you cleaned the boots of the senior players. I said: ‘Forget about that.’” Photograph: David Sleator  Robert Finnegan of 3 Ireland photographer in his Dublin office . Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A lot done, more to do might be a suitable slogan for Three Ireland, the 3G mobile phone operator owned by Hong Kong-based conglomerate Hutchis(...)