Jack Mccarthy

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Nowhere gets on this list of Ireland’s best meat restaurants – part of our 100 best restaurants, cafes and places to eat in Ireland 2018 – through any(...)

Limerick were hammered 8-0 by Dundalk at Oriel Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The exact nature and scale of the difficulties at Bray Wanderers may be yet to emerge but between the Wicklow club not having a home strip for their g(...)

Francis Kenneally, Central Stores, Kanturk. “I don’t think it really has picked up at all, to be honest.” Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The shop seems dusty and unfrequented. Outside, Friday afternoon traffic makes its way through Kanturk in the constituency of Cork North-Wes(...)

Sean Kelly has developed a unique method for ageing sirloin steaks for 56 days. Photograph by David Ruffles

Almost five years ago, at the international chefs’ conference Madrid Fusión, Magnus Nilsson of Fäviken, a 12-seat restaurant in remote northern Sweden(...)

Russell Wilde, Owner Manager and David O’Byrne, Head Chef, at  “Richmond” restaurant in Portobello Dublin. Photo credit Ros Kavanagh

Nobody told them about the change of guard. At least that’s what I imagine when the couple who almost walk into Richmond take one look and turn on th(...)

We’ve enlisted Derry Clarke (L’Ecrivain); Ken Harker (Lady Helen); Ross Lewis (Chapter One); Danni Barry (EIPIC) and Aoife Noonan (Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud) to suggest seasonal dishes with a twist for Christmas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

What do chefs eat at Christmas? Anything – as long as it’s cooked by someone else. That’s the usual refrain from weary kitchen staff at the busiest t(...)

Morton’s family-run food store in Ranelagh, Dublin 6, is selling a “Christmas Trimmings” box with everything – except turkey

TAKING THE DRUDGE OUT OF CHRISTMAS DINNER   Anything that makes Christmas preparations easier is a good thing and, in the absence of(...)

The Sika’s diningroom. The restaurant is named after the sika deer

It’s quite the sight after a nose-to-tail journey on the N11. A line of gleaming vintage cars is queuing at the Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry. Each(...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

It ’s a topic that can be as hot as politics or religion. What is an Irish breakfast? Does it involve beans or mushrooms? Are you an egg man or woman?(...)