The judges and contestants: Bridget Harney, Daire Begley, Stephen Chisholm, Aoife Nic Aonghusa, Barbara Dolan, Jarek Orlowski, Paul Kelly, Anna Nolan, Biddy White-Lennon, Will De Korte, Oonagh Barrett, Tom Walton, Maryanne Dalton, Steve Twydell and Laura Carroll
Watch out for soggy bottoms

There’s a scene from The Great Irish Bake Off, which starts tomorrow night on TV3, that perfectly encapsulates the appeal of a programme that has enjo(...)

Michael Gill said operations at Gill and Macmillan, which employs about 70 staff in Dublin, would be  unaffected by the move. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Gill family, who have been involved in educational publishing in Ireland since the 1830s, are to take full control of the school books supplier Gi(...)