The Connemara Mountain Walking Festival offers a series of excursions, talks, music, and celebrations throughout Leenane.

Connemara calling The Connemara Mountain Walking Festival returns this May, offering a series of exhilarating excursions, talks, music, and celebrati(...)

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019: Harvey’s Point named Ireland’s Top Hotel 2019. Photograph: Harvey’s Point website

Harvey’s Point in Co Donegal has been named Ireland’s number one hotel in TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2019. The hotel had prev(...)

The Wilder hotel on Adelaide Road in Dublin 2. Built circa 1878 as a home for “aged governesses and unmarried females”, the formidable seven-bay Dublin building has had a long history. Photograph: Alan Betson

Anyone walking along Harcourt Terrace, a quiet backwater adjacent to the Grand Canal, with its mix of handsome Regency and Victorian houses, will be s(...)

Galway’s G Hotel is set for a refurbishment.

Irish hotel group Choice Hotels said on Tuesday that it has agreed a management contract with the owners of two Galway hotels, including the five sta(...)

A typical port scene in Malta

Maltese sun in October from €289pps There’s lots on – apart from the sun – in Malta this October. From October 5th to 8th the Malta Classic will take(...)

Left Bank in Kilkenny city is Ireland’s Sky Bar of the Year. Photograph: Visit Kilkenny

A former Bank of Ireland branch in Kilkenny city has cashed in at the Sky Bar of the Year awards, taking the overall best bar in Ireland title as well(...)

Former Zanzibar building on Dublin’s Lower Ormond Quay:  strong interest from investors. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A company connected with Cork-based hotelier Frankie Whelehan has lodged a planning application with Dublin City Council for a 40-bedroom hotel in a f(...)

  Choice Hotel Group chief executive Andy O’Neill: His start in the industry  was a waiter’s  apprenticeship  at 15 in  the old Forte in Dublin Airport. Photograph: Alan Betson

“It wouldn’t be Choice if it wasn’t complex,” Choice Hotel Group chief executive Andy O’Neill says with a smile as he sips a coffee in the Gibson Hot(...)

Minister of State  Dara Murphy: he beat Senator Colm Burke by a narrow margin (188 votes to 172) at the recent convention. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Over a dozen long-serving Fine Gael members walked out of a constituency meeting in Cork North Central last week when a supporter of Dara Murphy, M(...)