Dalata, the hotel group controlled by the former Jurys chief executive Pat McCann, has bought an €11.5 million loan attached to one of its Limerick ho(...)

Dancers line out in an array of dress styles at An Comhbhail World Irish Dance Championships at City West Hotel yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was grey and bitterly cold outside the Citywest conference centre in Dublin, but the riot of colour inside offered an uplifting contrast. (...)