Ashford Castle in Cong, Co Mayo.

Revenue at the five-star Ashford Castle Hotel grew more than 9 per cent last year to €22.9 million, “driven by an increase in average room rates from (...)

Golfer Rory McIlroy at Adare Manor: JP McManus has invested  over €80 million  in the venue allocated the Ryder Cup for 2026.  Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The K Club in Kildare looks set to change hands, with Michael Smurfit in talks to sell it to Dublin investor Michael Fetherston. As the nursing home(...)

Dalkey Lobster Festival takes place over Saturday and Sunday, August 24th and 25th. Photograph: iStock

Welsh musician and broadcaster Cerys Matthews, founder of Catatonia and now a BBC radio presenter and organiser of the Good Life Experience Festival, (...)

Hotel high flyers: Paula Carroll and Yvonne Donohue.

Paula Carroll is a force of nature, a petite woman with a booming voice and an undeniable presence. When she is in the room, everybody knows it. Heads(...)

Guests at the Dean Hotel in Dublin often want to buy the beds and furniture

March is Bed Month and, more than ever, the importance of a good night’s sleep is being stressed by doctors and health professionals. We could learn (...)

It has cost $75 million and taken almost two years to complete but Ashford Castle in Cong, Co Mayo, has been restored to its former glory. The final t(...)

Lisloughrey Lodge in Co Mayo which has been bought from receiver Kieran Wallace of KPMG for an undisclosed sum.

The South African owners of the five-star Ashford Castle in Cong, Co Mayo, have acquired neighbouring Lisloughrey Lodge from receiver Kieran Wallace o(...)

The redeveloped site at the former Clancy Barracks is now home to 420 residential units.  Clancy Barracks: Islandbridge, Dublin 8. Sold: Over €80million Previously: €230million

There is no happy ending to a property market crash, unless perhaps you’re a private equity investor. Since the Irish market has gone belly up, privat(...)