Tesco has closed the gap on SuperValu to tie for the position of Ireland’s largest supermarket. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

Tesco is now tied with SuperValu as Ireland’s largest supermarket group, according to market share figures released on Monday. Both the Musgrave-own(...)

 Basketball National Cup: Black Amber Templeogue held firm to win 90-81 against Belfast Star. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

There were thrills, spills and upsets galore last weekend as the opening round of the Basketball National Cup got under way, with some spectacular re(...)

All Prosecco is made from the Glera grape and comes from a single region in north-west Italy. Photogrpah: iStock

Worried you might be getting a Prosecco smile? It has been a tough few months for our favourite sparkling wine, with dentists in the UK recently warni(...)

Swords Thunder coach Dave Baker. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

“We don’t plan on giving up our title without a fight,” said Griffith College Swords Thunder head coach Dave Baker as he looked ahead to the opening (...)

Left Wave by Carmen Sauvignon Blanc 2016 I dropped into my local supermarket this week, to see what was on offer. This is not really the ti(...)

Overall sales by craft beer companies stood at €59 million last year, up eleven-fold since 2011. Photograph: iStock
Craft beer makers get canny

A certain well-known beer brand might like to suggest it is – probably - the best in the world but brewer Michael Cowan can make such a claim with aut(...)

A woman walks her dogs beside the stormy sea in  Donaghadee  east of Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/Getty

Most supermarket chains and large stores have closed or are planning to close today due to storm Ophelia while many other employers have advised staff(...)

Pumpkin up the volume: Tom Hoggard harvests Halloween pumpkins at a farm in Yorkshire. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Image of the week: Not so smashing pumpkins There’s no escaping pumpkins in October – they’re the Donald Trump of Halloween. There they are, these gi(...)

 Centra, Supervalu and Daybreak stores were targeted by cybercriminals. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of people who have shopped in Supervalu, Centra and Daybreak stores in recent days have been warned to watch their next credit and d(...)

 Killester coach Karl Kilbride. “It’s not an easy one going away to Glanmire given how good they’ve been the last few years.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The full range of women’s Super League fixtures will get under way this coming weekend, with eight of the nine teams in action this Saturday and Sunda(...)