On Saturday night  country music star Michael English will be on stage at the Well in Moate, Co Westmeath, which has become a dancing mecca for people from all over the country. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s 2.30pm on Wednesday and Declan Manton of The Well in Moate, Co Westmeath is very frustrated as he awaits details of what he can and cannot do at (...)

Vincent Cleary, the managing director of Glenisk, in his  Offaly yoghurt factory that burned down in September. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Vincent Cleary, the managing director of Glenisk yoghurt factory, in Killeigh, Co Offaly, steps out of his car in the plant’s yard to say hello. The c(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe:  Budget 2020 will be geared around trouble brewing ahead of the October 31st Brexit deadline. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Monday Indicators: Irish industrial production (Aug); UK Halifax house price index (Sep); German factory orders (Aug). Meetings: NG Retail Summit (...)

The five-star Powerscourt hotel sold for €50 million in the quarter

More than 4,000 hotel bedrooms were under construction in the first quarter of this year, a post-crash high, according to data from real estate agency(...)

Temple Bar Inn: the 101-room hotel will be sold with vacant possession, along with a ground-floor retail unit.

The Temple Bar Inn hotel, located at the heart of Dublin’s Temple Bar, is expected to attract both domestic and international interest when it is offe(...)

Daniel O’Donnell: “I think whether somebody likes my music or not they look up and say, ‘Well, that fecker up there is having a ball.’”  Photograph: Dave Meehan

I am in the Mullingar Park Hotel watching 55-year-old Daniel O’Donnell dancing with a broom. It’s midway through a three-hour gig and he’s gadding abo(...)