Dalata, which owns the Maldron hotels chain, predicts that about €1 billion will be spent on buying Irish hotel assets this year.

About €1 billion will be spent on buying Irish hotel assets this year, Dalata chief executive Pat McCann predicted yesterday. He was speaking followin(...)

Playing a blinder: Cillian Murphy runs a gangland empire in Birmingham in Peaky Blinders

There’s no getting away from it: Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, Thursday) is the daftest, most unlikely name for a vicious mob drama, never mind one that’s (...)

Pitchfork at the ready?: You had to admit that Bono – pictured at One, the humanitarian organisation he cofounded – gave Gay Byrne a clear answer about U2’s tax. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty

The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne (RTÉ One, Tuesday) rolls around each year without too much fanfare. It’s a jammy enough retirement gig for the vete(...)