Katie and Daniel on the Irish version of First Dates

Anna Nolan, head of development at Coco Television, is no stranger to reality TV. A star of the first series of Big Brother on Channel 4 and now pres(...)

It took a juicy offer to lure Dubliner Trevor Moran out of his job as head chef at the Catbird Seat in Nashville, Tennessee. René Redzepi dangled just(...)

 Dublin City Council  has begun enforcement action against  applicants seeking to use a tourist hostel on Gardiner Street as short-term housing.  Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters

Permission to use a tourist hostel as accommodation for people in need of short-term housing in Dublin has been refused by Dublin City Council. Vincen(...)

‘It is a very male-dominated environment and you need to be quite tough to come through it.’ Chef Dylan McGrath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dylan McGrath is holding court in his brand new development kitchen, perched high above traffic-clogged South Great George’s Street. Spring sunshine s(...)

Chef Dylan McGrath pictured in 2010 in his  restaurant Rustic Stone in South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A court has granted a former chef de partie at celebrity chef Dylan McGrath’s Rustic Stone restaurant judgment for unpaid working hours against his fo(...)

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

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(...)