Mitch Darling scored twice in Ireland’s 8-0 win over Chile in their opening World League round-two group game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Four first-quarter goals powered Ireland to a confident 8-0 victory over Chile in their opening World League round-two group game in Chula Vista, San (...)

Just when you think it couldn’t get any prettier, Rocky Valley Drive winds round a bend, and you’re confounded with more. On a bright spring day, t(...)

Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street, Dublin 2: it is  closing for six months for a major overhaul. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Those of you who have been lamenting the future of the iconic Bewley’s cafe on Dublin’s Grafton Street should relax, put the kettle on and take a load(...)

Derek Bolger: “I figured I could lure them up the road if I focused on selling good quality products that weren’t available elsewhere.”

Not many people would risk opening an upscale craft butcher’s shop in Dublin’s south inner city, but when Derek Bolger set up his business in Rialto, (...)

Ireland men’s hockey team are hoping to bridge a 67-year gap and be the first to qualify for the Olympic Games in a team sport since the soccer team did in 1948. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

The Irish men’s team, who are currently in South Africa preparing for the first of their Olympic qualifiers are ranked 15th in the world, while the I(...)

The Madigan family won an award for Compassion in World Farming for their Kilkenny rosé veal

Kilkenny farmers reap rewards of compassion Producers of rosé veal – the meat of young bulls that are a by-product of the dairy industry – have(...)

Robert Mosse with his father Bill, two of the seven generations of the Mosse family involved in flour milling in Kilkenny.

Flour is definitely in the DNA of the Mosse family. They have been milling on the banks of the River Nore in Bennetsbridge, Co Kilkenny for seven gene(...)

Ireland men’s  head coach Ned Fulton. Hoping to lead squad on a training camp to South Africa  in the New Year. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Irish men’s team are hoping to travel to South Africa in the new year for a stint of warm weather training. The trip is to help prepare the side (...)

Glebe Brethan, a Comté-style, nutty cheese: limited remaining stock is being released and is for sale through Sheridan’s Cheesemongers and from the Tiernan family farm

Temper temperChocolate can be tricky to cook with, but if you’d like to pick up some tips on tempering, as well as watch eight Christmas-themed recipe(...)

We’re having a tropical moment. Heat rises from our mouths to our eyeballs squeezing out tears and gasps. We’re not in Marks & Spencers anymore, T(...)