Ballymaloe Relish

When you step out of the car there’s nothing about the 1960s brown brick and galvanised building that says “country house cooking”. But the ai(...)

Conductor David Brophy with Ed Sheeran on RTÉ’s ‘The High Hopes Choir’, which has been sold to UKTV. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

RTÉ has sold two of its series, The High Hopes Choir and Rachel Allen’s Coastal Cooking, to British digital broadcaster UKTV. The High Hopes Choir, a (...)

Over 300 Bank of Ireland staff are involved in the Enterprise Town initiative with 3,500 businesses, almost 2,000 sports and community groups, and 100 schools.

Bank of Ireland plans to invest more than €600,000 in its Enterprise Town initiative this year, which is designed to bring local businesses and reside(...)

When it comes to minimalist accessories, Drop has it nailed. The smart weighing scale gives nothing away about its function. Or even how to turn it on(...)

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(...)

Conor Dempsey, chef patron at Amuse on Dublin’s Dawson Street, is offering a new range of set menus

Amuse your tastebuds Tasting menus can be a wonderful way to experience the mastery of a good chef, but they can also be overwhelming, with wave (...)

Fun on the fringe at Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine. Photograph: Joleen Cronin

JR Riall is a pastry chef at Ballymaloe House. During last year’s Literary Festival of Food & Wine, he was called out of the kitchen by 92-year-ol(...)

Shoptalk: Cork

Wedding and Holy Communion seasons are upon us. It will be all white on the big day in Cork, where The Moderne (1800 855 835,, (...)

Hot in the kitchen: Jackie Lavin with her chefs on The Restaurant

All The Restaurant (TV3, Wednesday) is short of is that nice maitre d’ offering diners a 32-bit drill set and a good-value ski jacket to complete t(...)

Ireland’s most borrowed: Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, now also a hit film with  Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck

What do a disappearing wife, the driver theory test and a lot of wimpy kids have in common? They are among the subjects covered by Ireland’s most b(...)