Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel. Photo: Eric Luke

Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel has appointed JP Kavanagh, who oversaw the launch of Ireland’s first luxury rail experience two years ago, as its new genera(...)

Bert Williams with new British record cod

Bert Williams from Prenton, Wirral, in Liverpool, is celebrating after landing the biggest cod ever caught by a British angler, according to a report(...)

Darroze (48), is the reigning “World’s Best Woman Chef”, having picked up her trophy from British magazine Restaurant at its “World’s 50 Best Restaurants” ceremony

The world’s best female chef receives me in the tiny, cupboard-like office from which she surveys the kitchen of “Hélène Darroze,” the Paris restaura(...)

Detail from “Hibernia Mirror”, depicting the map of Ireland and similar to the mirrors found in London’s Connaught Hotel bar, which sold for £62,500 in Christie’s sale

Tuesday, (November 4th ) Christie’s, King St, London. The auction titled Luxury-Colour-Texture of the estate of the late David Collins, the London-ba(...)

Pop star Madonna is escorted to St Patrick’s Church, Monkstown, Co Dublin, yesterday for the funeral Mass of architect David Collins, who died on July 17th after a short ilness. Photograph: Mark Doyle

There is fashionably late and then there is extremely late. At yesterday’s funeral Mass in Dublin for Glenageary architect David Collins, his close fr(...)