Brendan Duddy, in whose Derry home  the IRA and British government contacts met during Troubles. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Secret back channels between enemy lines are places of mystery, intrigue and danger, but these are crucial spaces where foes come together and feel th(...)

Artisan Food winners

To celebrate the beginning of Food Month in The Irish Times, we have some good news for artisan food producers. Eight young food companies have(...)

Dingle: host to the biggest competition of Irish produce ever seen on the island of Ireland

A family business established just a year ago has won the top honour at the Blas na hÉireann food awards in Dingle. Blast and Wilde, run by Graham an(...)