Kieran and Sean Murphy  of Murphy’s Ice Cream who have been harvesting Dingle’s rainwater and turning it into sorbets

Foraged fare Chef Evan Doyle, co-author with Biddy White Lennon of Wild Food (O’Brien Press), takes immense pride in the vast larder of products (...)

Jonathan Irwin, Laura Harmon, Charlie Bird, Biddy White Lennon and Anne Rigney outside the National Library in Dublin. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Here’s an unexpected traditional twist: if same-sex couples want to marry, they should rush out and become engaged.If they don’t – no matter how much (...)

Yes Equality comprises the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and Marriage Equality and says it has local branches in most constituencies. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Campaigners for same-sex marriage plan to hold more than 40 events nationally where people can openly talk about why they are in favour – or against –(...)

Biddy White Lennon and Georgina Campbell. Photograph: Alan Betson

Biddy White Lennon has been a food writer for more than 30 years and is a founding member of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild which this week held its(...)

The Great Irish Bake Off contestants 2013 with (in front)  Paul Kelly,  Anna Nolan and Biddy White-Lennon

Now that we know Biddy White Lennon isn’t nearly as intimidating as Mary Berry, that Anna Nolan is just as supportive as Mel and Sue, and the Pauls – (...)

Ab Fab lobster rollThe no-reservations, queues-out-the-door Burger & Lobster chain has infiltrated the glossy Fifth Floor at Harvey Nichols in Kni(...)

Dressed to impress: fabulous fashionistas Jean, Gillian and Bridget

The six women, average age 80, who featured in Sue Bourne’s uplifting and inspiring Cutting Edge documentary Fabulous Fashionistas (Channel 4, Tuesday(...)

Cookery writer Biddy White Lennon, one of two judges on The Great Irish Bake Off, which begins on TV3 tonight

Like anything chocolate (in our opinion), The Great Irish Bake Off, which begins on TV3 at 9pm tonight, can’t really go wrong. The Great Britis(...)

The judges and contestants: Bridget Harney, Daire Begley, Stephen Chisholm, Aoife Nic Aonghusa, Barbara Dolan, Jarek Orlowski, Paul Kelly, Anna Nolan, Biddy White-Lennon, Will De Korte, Oonagh Barrett, Tom Walton, Maryanne Dalton, Steve Twydell and Laura Carroll
Watch out for soggy bottoms

There’s a scene from The Great Irish Bake Off, which starts tomorrow night on TV3, that perfectly encapsulates the appeal of a programme that has enjo(...)

  Niall Hill, executive chef with The Butler’s Pantry at the launch of the Castleknock shop. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Well-stocked PantryNiall Hill , executive chef at the The Butlers Pantry, which recently opened its 10th shop at 5, Castleknock Village in Dublin, has(...)