Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin in the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock: original plan was to open up to 30 pubs in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some of the agonised revisionism and counter-revisionism over the last week about the 1916 Easter Rising and British rule were almost enough to drive(...)

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin photographed in the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

JD Wetherspoon founder and chairman Tim Martin has said its five bars in Ireland are performing above average, as the group announced lower first-half(...)

The latest profit alert comes after Wetherspoon warned in November that staff costs could see annual profits drop slightly on the previous year

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon, which operates five bars in Ireland, has warned over profits for the second time in two months after being hit by rising sta(...)

JD Wetherspoon said it had informed all of its customers by email and planned to conduct a full forensic investigation into the breach, in which some credit and debit card were accessed.

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has become the latest to suffer a cyber attack after 656,723 customer email addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth were (...)

The Rugby World cup saw sales rise for the coinciding 6 weeks at JD Wetherspoon pubs. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

JD Wetherspoon received a Rugby World Cup boost as sales increased more than 2 per cent in the first quarter. However, it blamed rising wage costs (...)

JD Wetherspoon now owns five bars in the Republic including The Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock, Co. Dublin

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon is to open its first bar outside of Dublin with a new premises in Cork opening next week, the group confirmed on Tues(...)

One of the Connemara ponies misbehaves at the end of the Connemara Performance Hunter Championship. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The roan gelding, Carrig’s Island Lad, purchased by the late Deirdre Scott from his Clare Island breeder Sean O’Grady as a foal, won the Berney Bros S(...)

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon is to create 85 new jobs with the opening of its fourth bar in the Republic next week. The company said has sp(...)

Earlier this year, JD Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin told the Irish Times that the chain’s two Dublin bars were performing “in line with, if not better than expectations”

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon has announced plans to open three new bars in Ireland over the coming months.The company, which currently operates tw(...)

Publicans and brewers blame a higher cost base in the Republic for price discrepancies between Dublin and Belfast of more than 40 per cent, but JD Wetherspoon isn’t buying it. Above, Wetherspoon’s Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When news that JD Wetherspoon was breaking into the Irish pub trade emerged last year, it was greeted with strong resistance in some circles. An ou(...)