Nick Munier plans to open up a new restuarant in Dublin: “I want the restaurant and not the main chef in the kitchen to be the focus.”.Photograph: Alan Betson 3:44

When Nick Munier talks about selling his share in the Dublin restaurant Pichet, and his plans to open a new city-centre restaurant and bar early ne(...)

Goldie Hawn. Photograph from the book Paparazzo: The Elio Sorci Collection

The paparazzi get a bad press, with variations on the same story appearing in broadsheets every few months: a photographer hiding in the bushes; a (...)

It looked like a fairly standard planning application for a change of use from shop to restaurant on the corner of Drury Street and Castle Mark(...)

Corner of Castle Market and Drury Street, Dublin 2: planners rejected a proposal for a change of use from shop to restaurant on the site

It looked like a fairly standard planning application for a change of use from shop to restaurant on the corner of Drury Street and Castle Mark(...)

 Frank Hederman of Belvelly  Smokehouse in Cobh appears in the first  of a series of promotional videos produced by Tourism Ireland called A Flavour of Ireland

Smokin’ hot flavours of IrelandFrank Hederman of Belvelly Smokehouse in Cobh stars in the first of a series of videos Tourism Ireland has made to pr(...)

Conor Pope: Tracy Piggott seems to know what she’s about, she uses French terms when talking about food.

It’s four in the morning and I’m sitting on my kitchen floor in bits. Just like my shortbread. Until this evening I’d never baked so much as a single (...)

The comedian Gary Cooke was the first to be relieved of his Celebrity MasterChef Ireland (RTÉ One, Sunday) apron, and as he went out the door he took (...)

Dylan McGrath, Jim McGuinness and Chris O’Dowd at the launch of Arthur Guinness Projects, a major new cultural initiative that will champion Ireland’s talent and creativity. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Guinness has unveiled a €3 million funding scheme for innovative Irish projects in arts, sports, music and food.The Arthur Guinness Projects will off(...)

Here we go – again. The fields and parks are calling, the PA hire companies are loading their wares onto trucks and promoters are crossing their fi(...)

Mulligans pub in Stoneybatter, Dublin: listed as one of the  most striking restaurants for this year.

Eating out appears to be undergoing a minor resurgence in Ireland with almost a quarter of this year’s top 100 restaurants, as named by a local pub(...)