Matt Damon with Mary Caviston outside her Corner Note Café in Dalkey, Co Dublin. Photograph courtesy of Mary Caviston/New York Times

On Easter Sunday, while on her afternoon stroll, the Irish novelist Denise Deegan realised she still had not yet called her mother. “Hello” she said c(...)

A delivery of charcuterie, cheese and pork, from Gubbeen Farmhouse Products.

The ring of the doorbell these days almost always heralds the arrival of something good to eat. As the coronavirus crisis continues, and supermarket s(...)

Marine Scotland says artisanal hand cutting, or picking, wild seaweed has far less environmental impact than mechanised harvesting. File photograph: Getty Images

A west Cork-based environmental group has said it is “utterly disappointed” with Minister of State for Housing Damien English for failing to consult i(...)

Johnaí “Dubh” Clochartaigh harvesting seaweed near Carna, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Sea Thong. Cat’s Tail. True Sloke. Sting Winkle. Confined to bed in a New York hospital some decades ago, a west of Ireland man busied himself with m(...)