Managing director Kevin Sheridan told The Irish Times that while the company had reported a loss for 2014, it had bounced back into profit the following year.

Sheridans, the artisan cheesemongers, saw its fortunes reverse in 2014 as it posted a €58,098 pretax loss, versus a €52,383 profit the year before. T(...)

Newly elected Independent TD for Galway West Catherine Connolly has said she will not return to the Labour Party which she quit a decade ago, and says(...)

Niall Ó Tuathail, Social Democrat candidate for Galway West, canvassing in Shop Street in Galway city. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

“Since when did your party send out 15-year-old candidates?” Social Democrat candidate for Galway West Niall Ó Tuathail laughs as he recalls the reac(...)

Owner/Manager Russell Wilde and Head Chef David O’Byrne  at Richmond restaurant, Portobello, Dublin.

BERNARD SHAW GETS BEARDED The Real Bread Ireland movement and Bretzel Bakery are holding a gathering at the Bernard Shaw pub in Dublin 2 next W(...)

Kevin Sheridan of Sheridan’s Cheesemongers: “We make decisions more slowly, mainly because we have a clear vision of who we are”

In 1995, Kevin and Séamus Sheridan hit on the bright idea of selling Irish farmhouse cheeses at the Galway food market. At the time, Séamus was a youn(...)

A man I’ve never met has written me a 3,000 word email. It’s a love letter to what he feels has been lost from the “Food Valley” around the northern I(...)

The Gubeen stand at the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Lit Fest. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney

Large scale agriculture is not the only way to feed a growing world population, US food activist Sandor Katz told a panel at the Ballymaloe Litfest ye(...)

Full list of candidates Galway may be the State’s most ethnically diverse city, with several “new Irish” candidates standing in 2005 and 2009, (...)

About 28 per cent of those going forward for county or city council seats later this month for listed as non-party.

They come from the left, right and centre. Some are company directors. Many more are farmers. And a good number of this cohort of just over 2,000 peop(...)

 Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said controversy surrounding senior Fine Gael strategist and lobbyist Frank Flannery illustrated the existence of culture  of cronyism.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has accused the Coalition Government of fostering a culture of cronyism and inside influence. In his leader’s add(...)