Niall Hanley: his most recent venture is a beer garden with 366 beers on tap and 144 of them are from North Carolina

When Niall Hanley left Claremorris, Co Mayo, for Boston 20 years ago, setting a Guinness World Record was the last thing on his mind. Armed with a de(...)

Striker Nadir Ciftci, who has served four games of a six-game domestic ban, is available. Photograph Steve Welsh/Getty Images

Ronny Deila has put his trust in his Celtic side to overcome Malmo in their crunch Champions League play-off tie. After passing up on two chances to r(...)

Nassau House, a five-storey retail and office block with shops fronting on to Nassau Street and Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Sara Freund

A substantial retail and office building in Dublin’s south city centre has been offered for sale privately to a number of leading development and inve(...)

The Starry Kitchen in Drumcondra was one of 14 food outlets to be served with a closure order in May. Image via Google street maps.

Fourteen food businesses were forced to close by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) in May. This is the highest number of closures in one mo(...)

Celtic players celebrate  as Scott Brown lifts the  Scottish Premiership trophy. Photograph:  Graham Stuart/Reuters

Celtic began their Scottish Premiership title-winning party after a Stefan Scepovic double helped them to an easy 5-0 win over a weakened Inverness si(...)

The office redevelopment site including four dated office buildings at the front of AIB’s Bankcentre in Ballsbridge

A 3.7-acre office redevelopment site including four dated office buildings at the front of AIB’s Bankcentre in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, are expected to (...)

‘From the mid-17th century – with the intensification of anti-Catholic persecution under Cromwell – the numbers of Irish religious in Prague increased. The 18 friars in 1634 had risen to more than 50 by 1654.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The story of the waves of emigration forced on the Catholic Irish by the consolidation of English Protestant power in Ireland in the 17th and 18th cen(...)

What are you going to do with the rest of your life? It’s a question that preoccupies women as nests empty. Lise-Ann McLoughlin, Fair City acto(...)

Belmond Grand Hibernian: the firm has refitted 11 Irish Rail carriages for luxury at a cost of $10 million.

Imagine the Orient Express, luxury dining cars in tow, steaming through Limerick junction – and not an Irish Rail ham sandwich in sight.It’s set to (...)

It’s one of our coolest cities Kilkenny, with no shortage of great shops. Head straight for Folkster (056-7703312, folkster.com) which is housed (...)