The Hops bar at D Hotel, Drogheda, specialises in signature cocktails, fine wines and craft beers.
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D for design overhaul D Hotel Drogheda has followed up its newly renovated Hops bar and Il Ponte restaurant with great new menus. The beautifully ref(...)

Manchester City’s  manager Pep Guardiola awaits kick-off in his team’s  League Cup  soccer match against West Bromwich Albion, at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

“My dear fellow,” Pep Guardiola said, his eyes twinkling to confirm that what he said next might not be completely what he believed. “This is the Prem(...)

 Waterford hurlers on board an open-topped bus are greeted by thousands of fans in the city on Monday evening. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

If longing won All-Irelands then the current Waterford team would be crowned champions in the morning such was the warm reception they received Monday(...)

Blood samples for HIV tests. Photograph: GettyImages

The number of people diagnosed with HIV in Ireland is rising amid concerns that ambivalence about the disease is putting increasing numbers of people (...)

The plant in the south of Waterford City once employed more than 3,000 people.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The owners of the former Waterford Crystal factory site have said it is hard to comprehend why it was placed on the State’s vacant sites register. Th(...)

 Cathal Mac Coille during his last broadcast on RTÉ One with Rachael English (right). Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Morning Ireland’s importance is obvious to all those who are lucky enough to work on a programme that registers with listeners in a way that no other (...)

Tramore-based People Before Profit representative  Una Dunphy: “We are not getting our proper piece of the pie.”   Photograph: Mary Browne

How do you describe Waterford? It’s a summer evening after rain. In the middle of a warren of small streets up a hill stands Walsh Park, Waterford’s(...)

Dara Ó Briain: 'On a spectrum from ranting and raving to urbanely quippy, I would hope in real life I’m more like the latter.' Photograph: Alan Betson

A man goes to the doctor and says he’s depressed. The doctor says, “Why don’t you go see the great clown Pagliacci? He’s in town tonight. That’ll chee(...)

Fire crews tackle a factory fire at Belfast Crystal. Photograph: PA

More than 40 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a factory in an industrial estate in west Belfast since Saturday evening. Seven fire applianc(...)

 Denis Naughten: “I’d be quite happy to work with either. It’s irrelevant to me which is elected”

Some Independent Ministers may have been quietly hoping that Fine Gael Minister for Housing Simon Coveney would become Taoiseach, but none have anythi(...)