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Best country house breakfast: Longueville House, Mallow, Co Cork

The champions of breakfast across Ireland have just been announced with two castles on the Wild Atlantic Way taking gold in the top tier categories, a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaks to the media outside St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Opposition politicians have criticised Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for showing poor judgment in passing on Donald Trump’s concerns about a proposed wind fa(...)

The Irish B&B: 'They want a superb breakfast that they see me cooking in the kitchen beside them.' Photograph: Getty Images/Perspectives

Thought Airbnb had put paid to the Irish B&B? Think again. Turns out not every industry is ripe for disruption, disintermediation or any other das(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar walks down a street in the Hell’s Kitchen district of New York, the latest stop on his visit to the US.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns about a wind farm opposed by Donald Trump six months after the then minister for tourism Leo Varadkar passed on the bil(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is greeted by US vice-president Mike Pence and wife Karen at a breakfast event in Washington. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gate fever had broken out by the time the Tour de Taoiseach hit New York. This was nothing to do with the end being in sight for the travelling part(...)

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific will operate four direct flights between Dublin and Hong Kong

June in Dublin Airport is going to be all about the East and in particular China. After years of talk about the need for a China flight, two Chinese a(...)

About 84 per cent of restaurants reported difficulties hiring chefs.

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) has sharply criticised the Government for the crippling skills shortage in the industry that is forcing I(...)

The Wild Atlantic Way near Kilcrohane on the Sheeps Head Penninsula in west Cork. Fáilte Ireland is looking at a similar initiative for the Shannon corridor. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Advance tourism bookings for 2018 indicate another record year for tourism, with foreign earnings set to hit €6 billion, the annual conference of the (...)

Outgoing hotels federation chief Joe Dolan said coarse fishermen, who traditionally hail from Britain, were almost non-existent this year. Photograph: Getty Images

A drop in numbers of British tourists visiting the Republic following the Brexit vote cost the hospitality industry more than €60 million in 2017, wit(...)

What do you think Molly Malone would say if she could talk? Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The public has been asked to imagine what Molly Malone’s statue in Dublin would say if it could speak. The Fáilte Ireland competition asks “budding w(...)

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