Ronan O’Loughlin, commercial director of Digitize. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Anyone in doubt about Spotify’s power to colonise listening habits should take stock of this statistic: in December, the music streaming service had(...)

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 (...)

Drink alcohol responsibly may be the injunction, but too many Irish people drink to excess and their consumption is “out of control”. The economic cos(...)

Maurice Byrne and Gay Byrne, both of whose fathers served in the first World War, at the Guinness first World War exhibition at the Ireland Funds Gallery in the Little Museum of Dublin. Gay Byrne opened the exhibition, which is in place for six weeks. Photograph: Jason Clarke

An exhibition relating to Guinness and the first World War was “entirely unique because it is the story of a war seen through the eyes of individual (...)

Alexndre Ricard, who was formerly chairman and chief executive of Irish Distillers, has taken over as the head of Pernod Ricard

Sales of Jameson Whiskey rose by 10 per cent in the six months to the end of December while volumes were up 8 per cent.Jameson’s parent, Pernod Ricard(...)

The Irish Times’ Generation Emigration project is on the hunt for the best Irish pub in the world outside Ireland. Why? Because the best Irish pubs(...)

Fergus Finlay: ‘We want to try and figure out what works best and to change the culture.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A national campaign against “out-of-control” drinking spearheaded by Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay is to be funded by drinks giant Diageo. M(...)

Guinness grew 1.4 per cent to a share of 8.9 per cent in the off trade in Ireland while returning a 32.7 per cent for the on trade

Sales of Guinness rose 1 per cent in Ireland for the second half of 2014, taking the brand back to growth for the first time in six years.Diageo said (...)

Aer Lingus began flying in 1936. It has survived a world war, the 1970s oil crisis, 9/11 and Ireland’s worst recession in living memory. Photograph:  Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

To quote Sherlock Holmes, the game is afoot at Aer Lingus.. After a period of shadow boxing, the board of Aer Lingus on Tuesday recommended the all-ca(...)

The drinks industry in Ireland has been undergoing something of a renaissance with a big rise in the number of distilleries and breweries being est(...)