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“Amy”, a waiter in a Dublin restaurant, is uncomfortable about what she sees as a major injustice in her industry. Customers “are being lied to”, she (...)

Chef Jess Murphy receiving the  award from Artie Clifford, chairman of Blas na hÉireann

Irish Times magazine food columnist Jess Murphy has been named Blas na hÉireann Producers’ Champion 2019. The award is made annually in recognition of(...)

Adrian Cummins: he says  a restaurateur should be allowed to write off a portion of the cost of providing accommodation for staff against tax

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) has accused the Government of not doing enough to address the chronic skills shortage facing the hospital(...)

Christian Rynning-Tønnesen of Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, will discuss the similarities between Ireland and Norway, particularly wind exposure

MONDAY Results: Keywords Studios. Indicators: Irish vehicles licensed for the first time (March); German exports and imports (Feb); US factory ord(...)

Restaurants will be required to display calorie counts on menus under new legisation to be published by the Minister for Health. Photograph: iStock

Restaurants in Ireland will be required by law to display calorie counts on menus by the end of the year, according to new proposals. Minister for H(...)

Adrian Cummins, chief executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, launching the 2019 restaurant of the year awards.

Nominations are now open in the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards. The online public vote at irishtimes.com/irishrestaurantawards, gives diners a chance to(...)

Tourists enjoy the weather and sites in Trinity College Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The one thing that virtually everyone involved in the Irish tourism industry appears to agree on is that a trip to Ireland still represents good value(...)

Colin Harmon of 3fe Coffee in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The front line of the VAT hikes which hit the hospitality sector as the new year dawned has been the country’s coffee shops, where the price of a caff(...)

Shane Ross has become what he railed against in his days at the Sunday Independent: a minister who is determined to buy the public’s approval with their own money

A press release landed in media inboxes on Wednesday from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is presided over by Minister Shane Ros(...)

The issue of no-shows  has become a hot topic in the trade in the run-up to the busy Christmas period. Photograph: iStock

Restaurants have been advised by legal experts that taking deposits at the time of booking, to be forfeited in the event of a “no-show”, may turn the (...)

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