Dublin Port. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIME

BARRY O’HALLORAN Ireland’s recent growth rates might have been artificially inflated by a sudden increase in contract manufacturing that may not be d(...)

Gordon Ramsay’s newest addition to the dining landscape Heddon Street Kitchen opened on November 8th in Mayfair

New London openings London’s dining scene is welcoming a slew of new openings this winter. US TV chef Judy Joo opens her first European venture(...)

Detail from the 19th century, carved-wood humidor with images of the Taj Mahal, €3,000-€5,000  at Sheppard’s Three Day Auction

The sumptuous Taj Mahal in Agra is India’ most famous building – a white marble mausoleum built in the 17th century by a grief-stricken Mughal empe(...)

A catalogue from 1950 for the sale of the contents of Shelton Abbey

In summer 2012, more 13,000 people attended the viewing in Mount Congreve, Waterford where Mealy’s and Christie’s jointly hosted a sale of the content(...)

Brandon, a most unique 240sqm (2,582sq ft) house lies on the sleepy Station Road in Glenageary. The current owners, architect and interior designer co(...)

Status Quo’s Francis Rossi at his home in south London. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

You are billing this as the last ever Status Quo concert. Is that the last with the original line-up of (...)

Xi Jinping visits Croke Park in Dublin last year, before his election as president of China. Photograph: Alan Betson

A number of well-known Irish businesses are heading to Adare this week for a course on how to maximises the opportunities offered by the rapidly growi(...)

Auction ResultsWednesday, June 5th Bonhams, London. A Fabergé cigarette case, £205,250 (£150,000-£200,000). Tuesday, June 11th Sotheby’s, New York. Fi(...)

Ashford Castle hotel resort which has been sold for €20 million.

Red Carnation Hotels, owner of 14 boutique hotels, plans to carry out a major refurbishment of the five-star hotel in Cong, Co Mayo, which was (...)

 Mount Juliet Estate in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny
Bag a bargain this spring

Bargains in Baltimore Casey’s of Baltimore in west Cork combines the atmosphere of a cosy pub with the comfort of a big hotel – a great combinati(...)