“In fairness, the singers were good customers. Along with songs, they were murdering large quantities of drink.”   Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

I was slightly concerned over the weekend to learn that one of my favourite Dublin pubs, the Gravediggers in Glasnevin, has introduced a credit card m(...)

Neptune Lodge: four-bed is situated in an idyllic location  but it isn’t the most private of sites

Well over two years after it went on the market (again), one of Dublin’s most prominent landmark sites has finally sold. Neptune Lodge, the familiar (...)

Eugene Kavanagh, who has died aged 76, was of the sixth generation of his family to continuously own and run one of Dublin’s most famous pubs, John Ka(...)

Iconic Dublin pub John Kavanagh’s, more widely known as the Gravediggers, creeps in at number 46 on Europe’s top 50 secret spots for travellers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Ireland can lay claim to two of Europe’s top 50 secret spots for travellers, according a new Lonely Planet eBook published today.Secret Europe, 50 Tru(...)

The Irish Pub

There’s not a great deal of structure to this study of a great Irish institution. A cinematic translation of that ubiquitous poster featuring famous I(...)