Orzo pasta with bacon and cabbage.

Brian McDermott is a chef and hotelier, who runs the Foyle Hotel in Moville, Co Donegal. He has just published his third cookery book, Traditional Iri(...)

  Caiseal Mara hotel in Moville, Co Donegal, which was s subjected to an arson attack last weekend ahead of the arrival over the coming weeks of  100 asylum seekers. Photograph: North West Newspix

When the people of Moville, Co Donegal, learnt about two weeks ago that the town’s biggest hotel was to close and reopen as a direct provision centre (...)

Catering students Andrew Kelly, Lisa Wilson and Róisín Boyle at Killybegs School of Tourism. Photograph: Joe Boland/North West Newspix

For TV chef, food author and hotelier Brian McDermott, being a chef is more exciting now than ever before. Despite this, however, there is a serious s(...)

Hotel of the year:  Adare Manor, Adare, Co Limerick

Adare Manor has been hailed as the best hotel in Ireland while the Strawberry Tree at Brooklodge has won the gong for best restaurant at the 2019 Geor(...)

Stirring the pot: Carol Banahan testing her organic vegetable stock. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Carol Banahan, a former equity trader, has no regrets about swapping the stock market for the stockpot. The Dubliner is used to a high-octane working(...)

Marie Lindsay and her son Denis, from Muff, Co Donegal: “A year ago I was shocked, and now I’m just alarmed.”  Photograph: Freya McClements

Marie Lindsay lives in Muff, Co Donegal. In the early hours of June 24th last year she was alarmed when she awoke to discover that the United Kingdom (...)

Team Raven, an  aerobatic display team from the UK, flying  past Croagh Patrick during Westport Air Show on Sunday. Photograph: Frank Grealish.

1. Homeless families to be housed permanently in modular housing Modular homes, built to provide temporary homes for families living in hotels, are t(...)

 Brian McDermott  on the border between Bridgend and Derry. Photograph:  Freya McClements

Brian McDermott crosses the Border from his Donegal home in Moville every day to get to his job in Derry, but now he worries that the impending depart(...)

Dublin Airport expects to handle about 340,000 passengers over the Easter weekend. Photograph: iStock

The Easter bank holiday weekend will be a mixed bag weather-wise with good spells of sunshine set to be interspersed with showers. Good Friday will (...)

The former Republic of Ireland Under-21 international Eamonn Dolan has died at the age of 48. Dolan, who played alongside his twin brother Patrick fo(...)

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