The new Alex Findlater & Co Food & Wine Hall in Limerick. Photograph:  Caleb Purcell Photography

Limerick city centre has a new dining and gourmet food shopping venue with the opening of the Alex Findlater & Co Food & Wine Hall at 1, O’Con(...)

Tom Keogh, manager of Keogh’s Farm, with Ross and Derek Keogh to celebrate National Potato Day, which returns for a fourth year today. Photograph: Andres Poveda

There won’t be a spud left unturned today with dozens of events being held around the country to mark National Potato Day. Potato farm walks, harvesti(...)

Gebremedhin Woldegiorgis, senior potato researcher at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, and Denis Griffen, potato breeder at Teagas, inspect potato plants at the Teagasc Research Centre in Oakpark, Carlow. photograph: dylan vaughan

The hills of Chencha in southern Ethiopia, over 2,700m above sea level, are not a place where you might expect the Irish potato to be thriving undergr(...)