Book-ears by Orla Kerr

Icing on the cake in Florida If cake decorating is your thing, either creating beautiful edible art or just watching those mesmerising US TV sho(...)

Dr Prannie Rhatigan  will be out and about with a seaweed identification tour

She cooks seaweed by the seashore Dr Prannie Rhatigan was one of the first proponents of the culinary uses of seaweed, with her book Irish Seawe(...)

Clodagh McKenna is taking her Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen concept to London

Selfridges, the landmark London department store, will be the venue for a pop-up restaurant showcasing Irish food next month. Clodagh McKenna is setti(...)

‘Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen’ (Kyle Books, £19.99) is a beautifully shot, modern and sophisticated look at contemporary Irish cuisine

‘The images make you try the recipe, and the recipes make you make them again and again.” Clodagh McKenna knows the power of a good food snap, which i(...)

 Illustrator Pierce Healy’s design for the first in a series of  Clement & Pekoe’s ‘neighbourhood artist cup project’

CUPS OF STYLE FROM CLEMENT & PEKOE Now that our morning coffee is such a talking point – and if yours is anything less than a single esta(...)

 Pete Williams reached the semi-finals of the World Barista Championships in Rimini this year. The 2016 championships will be held in Ireland

Caffeine fest Ireland is to host the 2016 World Barista Championships, an annual event involving participants from more than 50 countries. Pete W(...)

Gráinne Seoige, Brian Kennedy, Clodagh McKenna and Síle Seoige at the launch of McKenna’s  book

Homemade: Irresistible Recipes for Every Occasion, Clodagh McKenna’s kitchen manual with recipes and tips for running an efficient kitchen as well as (...)

Lucy Hutchinson: Full of energy and no longer pale and tired, Lucy is thriving on a gluten-free diet since being diagnosed with coeliac disease.

When seven-year-old Lucy Hutchinson made her First Communion last Saturday she was the first child in the church to receive the host – for a reason(...)

Clodagh McKenna will take part in Ireland’s biggest barbecue competition at Riverfest in Limerick this weekend. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Hurling League final Old rivals Tipperary and Kilkenny will face off in Semple Stadium in Thurles at 3.30pm on Sunday. The Cats beat Galway(...)

Last year’s Taste of Dublin food festival attracted 24,500 people, and it is hoped  attendance could reach 30,000 this year. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A fire pit, a bake-off and cheaper ticket prices are among the features of this year’s Taste of Dublin food festival, which runs from June 12th(...)