Adriaan Bartels: “We realised that the only people who would come and stay in those days were the Irish, and there was only so much they would pay.”  Photograph: Patrick Browne

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Dunraven Arms Hotel, Adare, Co Limerick.

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Despite being in a fight for survival, the Irish hospitality sector is reportedly blighted by poor service in restaurants and bad beds in hotels. This is the experience of food writer Georgina Campbell, who has been travelling the country inspecting food establishments for her annual food awards and hospitality guides.

Despite being in a fight for survival, the Irish hospitality sector is reportedly blighted by poor service in restaurants and bad beds in hotels.This (...)