Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain is getting on his bike for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

CAPITAL STREET FOOD Dine in Dublin, with deals, discounts and special events in restaurants around the capital, returns on February 22nd-28th. (...)

Fallon and Byrne, Exchequer Street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Now in its ninth year, Fallon & Byrne on Exchequer Street remains food heaven for many readers. The business is constantly innovating and last (...)

Shane Smith, co-founder and chief executive officer of Vice Media, speaks during the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2014. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Shane Smith, the co-founder and chief executive of Vice Media, has taken his place among the high-rollers in Las Vegas after winning $1m at the Bellag(...)

Temple Garner’s scallops  baked in the half shell with mashed potato, creamy crab peperonata, basil and Parmesan on the launch menu for Dine In Dublin

Chefs taking part in the Dine Pavilion, an outdoor kitchen hosting cookery demonstrations outside Clerys on O’Connell Street, will be hoping for good (...)

Vice Media co-founder and CEO Shane Smith at the Web Summit in  Dublin last October. Time Warner is reportedly in talks to acquire a stake in Vice. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Time Warner is reportedly in talks to acquire a stake in Vice Media, the company that combines punk culture with online journalism. The discussions ar(...)

An odd thing happened on Newsnight recently and it didn’t involve either an interview with the Cookie Monster or Kirsty Wark doing the zombie dance(...)

David Carr: “We’re in this long dark tunnel, a pretty uncomfortable place, but I think people are holding hands more.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The past few months has been a febrile time in the US media world, with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post for $250 million and Ebay(...)

Shane Smith: “I’m very excited to be back in Dublin and want to visit old haunts.”

Shane Smith used to work in the Baggot Inn in Dublin. Now he is worth $400 million (€290 million), has a pub in London, a loft in New York and a mount(...)

 Frank Hederman of Belvelly  Smokehouse in Cobh appears in the first  of a series of promotional videos produced by Tourism Ireland called A Flavour of Ireland

Smokin’ hot flavours of IrelandFrank Hederman of Belvelly Smokehouse in Cobh stars in the first of a series of videos Tourism Ireland has made to pr(...)