Supermac’s has lost its appeal over the controversial double shopfront  in Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fast-food restaurant Supermac’s has failed in its bid to keep the structures and signs on its Temple Bar outlet because the “reproduction tradition(...)

Daithí O’Connor and Pat McDonagh: health venture

Businessman Pat McDonagh, who owns the Supermac’s fast food chain, has acquired a 10 per cent stake in the Galway Natural Health Sales Company Ltd, wh(...)

Plassey House and quadrangle at the University of Limerick

DublinAn embarrassment of social riches to be plundered in the nation’s capital, so let’s begin in the very middle: Trinity College Dublin.TCDWhat’s h(...)

Padráic O’Máille in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

An article in Forbes magazine in 1988 predicted that, because of advances in technology, we would all be working four day weeks in 25 years time, fini(...)