Sara Cosgrave at Lansdowne Place: “Some people have more of an inclination towards whimsy, but others want a very clean, contemporary aesthetic. Very minimal, very Minotti, very Italian.”

Interior designer Sara Cosgrove knows a thing or two about working with exacting clients. The Mayo native has a varied CV: Helen Green, Allegra Hicks,(...)

From right to left: Chef Aidan McGrath and his partner Kate Sweeney of the Wild Honey Inn after the Michelin Star announcement,  with their daughter  Levi and son, Reece. Photograph: Marie Claire Digby

The Wild Honey Inn in Co Clare made history on Monday, when it became the first pub in Ireland to be awarded a Michelin star. The pub, in Lisdoonvarn(...)

The Rose Hotel in Tralee: its  Valentine’s package includes breakfast each morning and a specially designed five-course  candlelit dinner in the elegant surrounds of  The Park Restaurant

NEWS One fine stay Our hearts would certainly beat hard for the InterContinental’s V-Day special, an indulgent and saccharine-sweet overnight stay(...)

Simone Rocha eclairs from Prêt-à-Portea, coming to the Merrion Hotel in February 2017

We’re already thinking of ways to escape the gloom that descends after new year, and the Merrion Hotel in Dublin is coming to the rescue with Prêt-à-P(...)

David Collins: his friendship with Madonna  is recalled in two photographic prints, dated 2006, by Steven Klein titled Madonna Rides Again. Photograph: Luke White/The Interior Archive
All in good taste

David Collins wasn’t the first – and won’t be the last – star of the Irish Diaspora celebrated overseas and virtually ignored at home. The Dublin-b(...)