Liz Harte and Jack Harte pictured ahead of the 2019 National Enterprise Awards. Photograph: Martina Regan

Harte Outdoor Lighting in New Ross was established by Willie Harte in 1983. He was an electrical engineer with a vision for high-end lighting to be ma(...)

Ashford Castle sits on 365 acres overlooking Lough Corrib. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

As I pull up at the door of Ashford Castle and eyeball the beaming man in the racing green top hat and tails making his way towards my car, I marvel a(...)

Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo

While most Irish people will gather at home with their families to enjoy a traditional turkey and ham dinner on Christmas Day, a large number will be (...)

Niall Huggard of the Lake Hotel in Killarney: “We put a huge effort into making sure people want to come back.”

The Huggard family has been in the hotel business for more than 100 years and at one time its seven-strong empire included Ballinahinch Castle in Conn(...)

A previously unpublished photograph of a young, and then unknown, Oscar Wilde on the steps of Ashford Castle catalogues between €5,000 and €8,000

Today is the final day of viewing at Slane Castle, Co Meath for Adam’s Country House Collections sale where more than 800 lots are on view between 11a(...)

A memoir by Lady Ardilaun includes this photograph of her wearing her ceremonial robes and coronet for the coronation of Edward VII in 1902

Adam’s is temporarily relocating to Slane Castle in Co Meath next week for its sixth annual Country House Collections auction. It is the most inter(...)

Lisloughrey Lodge in Co Mayo which has been bought from receiver Kieran Wallace of KPMG for an undisclosed sum.

The South African owners of the five-star Ashford Castle in Cong, Co Mayo, have acquired neighbouring Lisloughrey Lodge from receiver Kieran Wallace o(...)