Cinthia Molina with H.E. Carlos García de Alba, Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland and Nanette Mendoza. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

COOKERY LESSONS AT KELLYS Laura Kelly, the eldest of hotelier Bill Kelly’s six daughters and the manager of Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, w(...)

You’re going to see food explored from every angle; from how it’s produced, to how we buy it, sell it and consume it. Health issues, and how i(...)

Goal setting to kick habits such as overindulging in wine should be SMART: S = Specific, M= Measurable; A = Attainable; R = Relevant and T = Time-bound

It was a fitting finale to eight weeks of interesting public talks. Nenagh GP Dr Pat Harrold’s talk on breaking bad habits went down well, to cap off (...)

A bottle of wine contains the same amount of calories as a portion of burger and chips. Photograph: Thinkstock

It’s amazing what a focus on healthy eating can do to attract crowds! The highlight of Week 2 in the Healthy Town programme in Athlone was the cookery(...)

Around Athlone, there is a sense of anticipation about the Healthy Town 2015 project that kicks off this week. The launch, at Athlone Civic Centre la(...)

The Cereal Killer Cafe stall, which will be at this year's Electric Picnic

Since its inception, food has played an important role at the Electric Picnic. We can still remember munching on crepes stuffed with Brie, vegetabl(...)

The Dermot Bannon-fronted home design programme ‘Room to Improve’, made for RTÉ by Coco Television, has been sold to Foxtel Australia. Photograph: Eric Luke

TV chef Catherine Fulvio is destined for eastern Europe, architect Dermot Bannon is headed for Australia and the Design Doctors have been picked up i(...)

Past masters: Chefs Derry Clarke, Catherine Fulvio and Paul Flynn in Lords & Ladles

Paul Flynn, one of Ireland’s most acclaimed chefs, is standing in the kitchen of Birr Castle, Co Offaly, eyeballing a bowl of eyeballs. He doesn’t loo(...)

Hampers being presented to President Barack Obama and Vice-president Joe Biden will contain Irish beef, which is being promoted by Irish chefs including Catherine Fulvio (above) on NBC’s Today Show. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Kerrygold butter, Barry’s tea and Keogh’s crisps will be in the St Patrick’s Day hamper Taoiseach Enda Kenny will present to US president Barack Obama(...)

Jeremy Clarkson . . . has  retreated to the kitchen, according to his daughter

When you’re a TV star and you’re on location, working long hours, the least you can expect when the director says wrap is a catering truck to roll up(...)