Sonia Bradley with her family at the Stone Forest in Kunming: ‘They have walked the Great Wall of China, swam with dolphins, and taken holidays of which I could only dream when I was growing up.’

It took only one call, dark and barely three minutes long, to make me feel so far away. To hold your mother’s hand as she cries can hurt; but to hear (...)

Kasandra O’Connell, head of the IFI Irish Film Archive: “We will go through every single can [of film containing advertisements made for Irish screens from the 1960s to the 1980s] and make an assessment.”

More than 2,000 damp and mould-infested advertisements made for Irish screens from the 1960s to the 1980s are set to be restored following the Irish F(...)

Eamon Eastwood’s Taste Ireland business has signed a multimillion euro deal with Australian retail giant Coles. Photograph: Mark Crawford Photography

A deal has been reached which will see Tayto crisps, Barry’s tea and Ireland’s own fizzy orange significantly extending their (...)

Eamon Eastwood, Taste Ireland in Australia

It started with a bedroom full of cheese and onion crisps, but now anyone in Australia buying Tayto, Barry’s tea or McDonnell’s curry sauce can(...)

Ireland should adopt a strategy of developing a world-class agricultural industry by 2016. Photograph: Bord Bia

Ireland should adopt a strategy of developing a world-class agricultural industry by 2016 and set itself the goal of becoming the most e(...)