Low-slung styling is a hint towards the looks of next DB9 and Vantage.

Having heavily trailed its new hypercar this week, Aston Martin has now shown us the whole enchilada – the 800hp-plus, £1.8-million track-only Vulcan.(...)

A friend calls Lisbon Europe’s most underrated capital when we tell him we’re off there for the weekend. There’s such a lot to love in its barrelly(...)

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In Numbers: Sky’s not the limit £10.2 million Average cost (€13.8 million) to Sky and BT of broadcasting each live English Premier League match under (...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney pictured in New York today launching Irish beef. Photograph: Bord Bia

Irish beef, marking its return to the US market for the first time in more than 15 years, received the Michelin-star treatment at one of New York City(...)

Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture: “This visit to the US represents a huge opportunity to promote Irish beef in one of the most valuable markets in the world.” Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has begun a major trade mission to the US to mark the lifting of the US embargo on Irish beef. Beef from(...)

Opel is now the only mainstream car maker to have hot versions of all of its core models – the Corsa, Astra and Insignia

Opel’s hot Corsa, the OPC (which stands for Opel Performance Centre – think of it as AMG for hatchbacks) will gain 17bhp over the outgoing version to (...)

Chef Dylan McGrath pictured in 2010 in his  restaurant Rustic Stone in South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A court has granted a former chef de partie at celebrity chef Dylan McGrath’s Rustic Stone restaurant judgment for unpaid working hours against his fo(...)

Bord Bia and six of the State’s biggest meat exporters are exhibiting their culinary wares at a major food trade fair in Lyon, the gastro capital of F(...)

‘We make ourselves like alcohol even though it is a toxin.’ A wine-tasting in Tuscany. Photograph: Getty Images

Barry Smith is a man of impeccable taste. He is, in fact, a professor of taste and knows more about how and why we experience flavours than almost (...)

Out of four locations offering motorists free tyre checks, Ballymena turned out to have the best-kept rubber.

It’s something of a repeated apocraph that UK and Northern Ireland cars are better kept and looked after than Irish ones, but recent work done by Mich(...)