Cathal Hughes

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Along with ‘The Reek’, Westport offers a large range of outdoor activities. Photograph: Brian Cregan

For many years, Westport as a destination appeared to play second fiddle to its nearby relative, the rugged, enchanting Connemara. But that was then, (...)

Inishcorrig, on Dalkey’s Coliemore Road, sold for just below €8 million

Top sellers: Dublin  1. Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin €9.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Knight Frank        (...)

Harry Hughes of Portwest: “Keep it simple. Understand the needs of you customers and figure out how to service these needs better than your competitor”

Portwest, which was founded by Charles Hughes in 1904, is a global safety supplier that designs, manufactures and distributes a full range of speciali(...)

New Irish record smooth hound of 11.27kg for Dean Quigley from Kilmore, Co Wexford

The Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC) has published its annual report for 2016 and copies are now available online and in print from Inland Fisheri(...)

Aerial view: Westport House and the Italian Gardens in 1912. Photograph: Westport House/Phocus

On the last day of January, at the historic Westport House, in Co Mayo, there was a press conference to announce the surprise news that, almost a year(...)

Co Mayo hotelier Cathal Hughes has bought historic Westport House in a deal that will see €50 million invested in the 455 acre estate.

The Mayo-based Hotel Westport Ltd has bought historic Westport House in a deal that will see €50 million invested in the 455 acre estate. The selle(...)

Derek Evans (The Irish Times) with a 3kg pike from the Duck Pond at Lanesborough. Photograph, Mike Flanagan

In an effort to put Lanesborough back onto the international stage as one of the finest coarse angling venues, the Lough Ree North Angling Hub is gear(...)