Donal Skehan ... back in Ireland for a few months, but  heading to London this weekend to present ‘Saturday Kitchen’ on BBC television

‘Irish Times’ food writer Donal Skehan is presenting Saturday Kitchen on BBC One television this weekend (10am-11.30am). Former anchor presenter Jame(...)

Donal Skehan, The Irish Times Magazine’s newest food columnist. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

‘What’s he like? Is he really such a nice guy or is it all an act?” Long before The Mario Rosenstock Show’s send-up of TV presenter and food writer D(...)

The Flynn twins behind The Happy Pear. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It’s hard to keep up with David and Stephen Flynn, the twins behind the Happy Pear cookbook, and two Greystones cafes of the same name. We meet at lu(...)

Throughout Food Month we will have a daily “Guilty Pleasure” feature where well-known faces share their secret treats, from the delicious to t(...)

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(...)

 Donal Skehan: “What really struck a chord with me is the importance of creating long-term positive habits and routines, which is something I had struggled with before”

The Irish Times/Potentialife Be Your Best programme has come to an end after nine months. Potentialife saw a diverse group of Irish Times readers and (...)

Ray D’Arcy is taking over the Saturday night slot

Bob Geldof on WB Yeats, David McWilliams on Ireland’s wealth gap and Joe Duffy reminiscing about Liveline’s “most memorable stories” will all featu(...)

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(...)

Stephen Gibson of Pichet restaurant will be cooking the main course for 800 diners at the RAI Irish Restaurant Awards

Sometimes chefs get a call to cook for royalty, for stars of the big screen, for key influencers, and this recognition of their talent is a career def(...)

Green eggs and ham: ‘My own version is quite pared-back’

To cook something celebratory and suitably Irish for this St Patrick’s Day weekend, I have chosen to go green and use as many Irish ingredients as (...)