Chef  Adam Richman, who presents the ‘Man vs Food’ TV show, is on the line-up of speakers at Food Summit, part of the Web Summit which takes place in Dublin on November 4th-6th. Photograph: Getty Images

Adam Richman, presenter of Man vs Food will be sharing the inside track on how he survives the epic feeding sessions he endures for his tv show. C(...)

Best beard of Electric Picnic 2014: Sean O’Reilly from Donaghmede in Co Dublin 1:45

Best bands Portishead were sublime: in between the snap and the hiss, the cackle and crackle of the music, Beth Gibbons turned, sighed and lam(...)

The Electric Picnic is starting to take shape.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh 2:00

All the week, The Irish Times will be exclusively revealing the stage times for this weekend’s Electric Picnic. So here’s who’ll be bossing the Main S(...)

Artisan croissants: terms like ‘artisan’ commonly used on the packaging of mass-produced products 
in order
to create false impressions. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The difficulties artisan and specialist food producers have differentiating themselves from mass producers who use such terms as “homemade”, “farm fr(...)

Restaurateur Derry Clarke was joined by Elliott Murphy, Dervla Malone, Catriona Sheil and Naoise Dack from the Trinity Orchestra to launch the Ultimate Picnic Banquet

Derry Clarke, chef patron at L’Ecrivain restaurant, donned his best festival wellies to host a breakfast event this morning to launch the Ultimate Pic(...)

The Electric Picnic takes place between Friday, August 29th and Sunday, August 31st at Stradbally, Co Laois. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Electric Picnic fans have been invited to participate in a five-star meal at this year’s festival in a fundraising event in aid of suicide prevention.(...)

  147 Deli on Parnell Street Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“Is that the queue? For takeaway?” the man in the blue raincoat asks a woman holding a coffee. It is, she tells him. “Jaysus,” he says turning arou(...)

Between now and September, a weekend will not pass without a festival or big music show of some stripe or other to tempt you with its wares. The bi(...)

Derry Clarke: wants to raise about €100,000 for Console, the suicide prevention charity

There’s no stopping Derry Clarke, the L’Ecrivain celebrity chef. Fresh from a heart bypass operation, he has teamed up with several other(...)

Celebrating the announcement of the three-year sponsorship of the Ballymaloe Litfest by Kerrygold, with a cup of tea and some hot buttered scones, are festival directors Rory O’Connell and Darina Allen. The Kerrygold Ballymaloe LitFest takes place from May 16th-18th. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The 2nd annual Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine is to be sponsored for the next three years by Kerrygold. Kevin Lane, CEO (...)