Taoiseach Enda Kenny: said at the unveiling of plans for a food education centre in Waterford that  our eating behaviours would store up problems for decades to come. Photograph: Alan Betson

The savings to taxpayers would be “absolutely phenomenal” if we could educate people to eat healthily and exercise more, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said at (...)

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Grow it Yourself founder Michael Kelly (centre) and team set up a garden at the summer Bloom festival in the 
of Grow It Yourself, with the garden design in the early stage for Bloom, which will take place in the
 Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has launched plans for a national food education centre in Waterford city.The centre is the initiative of the Grow it Yourself (G(...)

“While you can’t blame Guinness for people being so stupid that they’ll get drunk in celebration of a genius marketing campaign, you can blame Guinness for facilitating it.” Tom Jones performs at the Brazen Head pub in Dublin as part of the 2009 Arthur’s Day celebrations. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One of the most interesting conversations about the arts this year didn’t take place on radio or at a summer-school panel or in a subcommittee hearing(...)

 Frank Hederman of Belvelly  Smokehouse in Cobh appears in the first  of a series of promotional videos produced by Tourism Ireland called A Flavour of Ireland

Smokin’ hot flavours of IrelandFrank Hederman of Belvelly Smokehouse in Cobh stars in the first of a series of videos Tourism Ireland has made to pr(...)

Dylan McGrath, Jim McGuinness and Chris O’Dowd at the launch of Arthur Guinness Projects, a major new cultural initiative that will champion Ireland’s talent and creativity. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Guinness has unveiled a €3 million funding scheme for innovative Irish projects in arts, sports, music and food.The Arthur Guinness Projects will off(...)