Anita Thoma

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Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Social distancing is ‘non-viable for 90 per cent of restaurants’, but some are determined to reopen in June. When they do, will anyone show up?’ (...)

‘This is an utter shambles,’ one Ryanair customer  said. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Ryanair revealed this week it intends to cancel up to 50 flights a day over the coming six weeks, although a higher daily number have been cancelled t(...)

EAT WITHOUT COOKING: Food stylist and writer Sharon Hearne- Smith, rarely spotted without perfectly coiffed hair and an elegant retro-style dress, is (...)

Dervla James. Photograph: Andrea Flanagan

BACK TO (COOKING) SCHOOL Dervla James and Johnny Conlon’s well received Pudding Row cafe in Easkey, Co Sligo, now employs nine people, having o(...)

Il primo’s head chef and manager Anita Thoma.

Anita Thoma is head chef and manager at il primo restaurant in Dublin Is food a feminist issue? “Everything is a feminist issue for me.” (...)

Betty Friedan: ‘It is, perhaps, beside the point to remark that bowling alleys and supermarkets have nursery facilities, while schools and colleges and scientific laboratories and government offices do not, ’ she wrote in The Feminine Mystique. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

From sultry pop stars advertising luxury yogurt with “chocolatey balls” (Nicole Scherzinger, j’accuse), to women in Tallaght having to drag buggies, b(...)