Ballynahinch Castle hotel in Connemara has had a facelift that includes the addition of this picturesque terrace for summer dining and cocktails

Down by the riverside in Connemara Just look at that view. Ballynahinch Castle hotel in Connemara has had a facelift that includes the addition o(...)

The ink is dry at last on the rumoured £8 million deal for Northern Ireland’s only five-star golf resort

It has taken the best part of a year to finalise, but the ink is finally dry on the rumoured £8 million deal for Northern Ireland’s only five-star gol(...)

‘When it comes to the marine, we’ve a pretty good record of selling off the family silver, or even giving it away.’ Above, John Fitzgerald takes Lorna Siggins on a seaweed foraging tour. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

There can be few more pleasurable ways to acquire a spot of Latin than wading through cool, clear Atlantic waves off a southwest Kerry beach. I(...)

One-third of Irish respondents choose Tesco for their big weekly shop. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A survey of the grocery shopping habit of Irish consumers has found that one third of them choose Tesco for their big weekly shop, more than twice as (...)

Frascati shopping centre in Blackrock, Co Dublin: Invesco will pay about €68 million for the centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ownership of yet another Dublin shopping centre is about to change hands. Invesco, the American investment management company, has agreed to pay in (...)

A rally in support of Dunnes Stores workers earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trade unions want greater protection for workers. Employers want greater flexibility. But is there a middle ground which can provide both freedom and (...)

Sinéad Pembroke works in Trinity College Dublin’s School of Nursing and Midwifery: “I can’t think about buying a house or starting a family”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A global shift has taken place since the financial crisis to more insecure jobs, according to the International Labour Organisation. Labour experts(...)

Perfect Friday-night food: so easy to prepare and it tastes great

Tinned tuna fish is a really convenient thing to have in the store cupboard. It can make a salad more substantial, provide a tasty filling for toas(...)

Musgrave Group, owner of Ireland’s largest domestic supermarket chain, is understood to be planning to offer mobile- phone services using the network(...)

British retailing giant Tesco now commands 25 .2 per cent of the Irish supermarkets compared spend compared to the 24.8 per cent share enjoyed by Supervalu.

The Irish supermarket seesaw has shifted again and Tesco has reclaimed its position as the Republic’s leading retailer, having lost out to SuperValu j(...)