Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin’s Merrion Hotel has won the top prize at the Irish Restaurant Awards.

Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin’s Merrion Hotel has been chosen as the best restaurant in the country. The restaurant, the only eaterie i(...)

Ian Paisley jnr believes “very strongly in the traditional interpretation of what marriage is” and stands over the “immoral, offensive and obnoxious” comment. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ian Paisley jnr, as he works to consolidate his hold on the North Antrim constituency, says Justin McAleese needs to “get over it” after the former p(...)

There’s a new animal in Dublin’s dining jungle: Söder and Ko is a gastroclub. Remember the food you used to get in nightclubs? Obligatory chicken a(...)

Fiskekyrkan (The Fish House) one of Gothernburg’s top restaurants Fiskekyrkan

G ive me a second city any day. They’re funnier and more friendly than a glossy and poised capital. Self-deprecation is the schtick of Gothenburg, (...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

The stars weren’t just shining in the sky over the Dolomites this ski season; they were hurtling down black runs, boogieing in apres-ski bars (...)

 Student chef Cormac Withero, from GMIT, is celebrating after winning the opportunity to travel to Spain to take part in a prestigious culinary programme. File photograph: Getty Images

One of Ireland’s finest student chefs is celebrating after being awarded a place on the prestigious Spanish Gastronomy Programme. Cormac Withero from (...)

Everything is Irish on the breakfast menu at Pembroke Townhouse,  in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, with  plenty of scones, cakes, and traditional breads, all made in-house. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

ALL PIG, ALL DAY There’s always strong demand for “Pig in a Day” classes that teach the rudiments of butchering a pig and putting every bit of (...)

H e was once a vegetarian, but now he has a butcher’s diagram of a pig tattooed on his arm. He underperformed at school, but now he’s working on hi(...)

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.(...)