Views of Westport, Co Mayo. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónail /The Irish Times

Westport House in Co Mayo generates some €50 million a year in indirect investment in the county and wider western region, according to a consultants’(...)

“The hottest start up at the web summit was the web summit itself”

So long to the Web Summit, which is leaving Dublin for Lisbon in 2016. The face of the Web Summit, Paddy Cosgrave, is everything Irish people pretend (...)

Skellig Michael. Photograph: An Taisce

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has confirmed that “incidents” occurred on Skellig Michael during Star Wars filming last week that required “repairs”(...)

The Government has come under fire since it was announced on Wednesday the Web Summit would be held in Lisbon from 2016.

As businesses counted the cost of losing the Web Summit to Portugal for the next three years, the value of the event to Dublin was up for debate. With(...)

Mark Moriarty, winner of the S Pellegrino Young Chef Competition, cooking his signature dish, celeriac baked in barley and fermented hay with cured and smoked celeriac.

London was in a celebratory mood when Selfridges launched the Meet the Chefs series last night, on the day Queen Elizabeth II became the longest re(...)

 Paddy Cosgrave: founder of The Web Summit. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

This year’s Web Summit may be the last in Dublin – now where have we heard that before? Summit organiser Paddy Cosgrave clearly likes to keep local ad(...)

The late Mai Geldof spent all her life at Beau Rivage on Strand Road in Sandymount: 106 years to be precise. The Victorian double-fronted villa(...)

British Airways: will be introducing a Heathrow to San José flight next May

Irish hotel prices up 15% in first half of this year Irish hotel prices rose by 15 per cent in the first half of this year. The average room rate is (...)

It wasn’t long before talk got around to the drinks industry’s most pressing issue: the apparent need for a budget cut in alcohol excise duty

Charlie Bird, the former RTÉ newsman, was on hand to referee an unexpected and rather prickly debate that ensued on Tuesday at a drinks industry-spons(...)

Eamon Ó Cuív: In July 2010 the island was officially handed over to Cork County Council on behalf of the Department of Justice by then minister for social protection. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Work is under way on a €5 million redevelopment of Spike Island off the coast of Cork. In July 2010 the island was officially handed over to Cork Co(...)