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(...)

Gay Byrne and Kathleen Watkins at the opening of ’The Importance of Being Earnest’ at the Gate Theatre in 2015. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Broadcaster Gay Byrne is going through a “difficult stage” in his cancer treatment, according to his wife Kathleen Watkins. Mr Byrne (83) was diagno(...)

30 Church Street has come to market this week for €875,000

A former restaurant with standout sea views in Howth is fresh to the market this week through DNG at €875,000. It is located at 30 Church Street and (...)

The living room of an apartment at Orchard Hall, Hamilton Park, Castleknock decorated by Nicola Pollard

When decorating a small apartment homeowners often face the predicament of how to inject style and personality into the compact space without making i(...)

Moya Doherty and John McColgan purchased Dane’s Hollow when it was a bungalow on just one acre in 1997 for IR£900,000.

Concert promoter Peter Aiken of Aiken Promotions has bought Danes Hollow, the north Dublin coastal home of Riverdance creators Moya Doherty and John (...)

John McKnight (centre)  for Armagh in the 1953 All-Ireland senior football final against Kerry in Croke Park

John McKnight, who has died at the age of 84, was a distinguished solicitor who acted for the GAA for many years and was also a celebrated Armagh foot(...)

The sights got better  as I continued a slow climb on the forestry track to Ride Rock

There are some days when all we want is a short, simple and safe hill-walking experience; even the “hards” among us can sometimes happily pass up on g(...)

Richard Tobin:  “We’ve worked hard at getting reviews, and have remained at number one restaurant and bar in Howth on Tripadvisor for over a year and a half”

The second World War was still raging when Richard Tobin’s great-grandfather, Frank Scott, took over the Abbey Tavern pub, Howth, in 1944. Twelve year(...)

File photograph of Claremont Beach in Howth. Photograph: Niall Muckian

Fingal County Council have lifted the “Do Not Swim” notice for Claremont Beach, in Howth, north Co Dublin. The health and safety caution to members (...)

Olympic medalist Annalise Murphy competing on her foiling Moth class dinghy at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With the next Olympic Games in Japan still three years away, Ireland’s Annalise Murphy is being trialled as a crew-member in the forthcoming Volvo Oc(...)