‘Time moves very quickly, it’s a very exciting city,’ says the London resident chef Robin Gill. Photograph: Jamie Lau / John Lewis Partnership

Robin Gill is one of Ireland’s top chefs. He has three restaurants in London, including the acclaimed The Dairy in Clapham and will open his next in N(...)

Belfast once boasted the most bombed hotel in Europe. It was arguably the only claim to fame its hotel sector had during the dark days of the Troubles(...)

Marco Pierre White and Paul Harrington.

We know he can sing, he’s got that Eurovision gong and a career spanning more than three decades to prove it. But who knew Rock ’n’ Roll kid Paul Harr(...)

 French chef Sebastien Bras  in the kitchen of his three-star restaurant Le Suquet, in Laguiole,  France. Photograph: Remy Gabaldaremy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images

It’s a first. The prestigious Michelin guide has allowed a top French restaurant to drop out of its coveted guide after its chef said he didn’t want t(...)

Geraldine Fitzpatrick and Marco Pierre White

What is your death row meal? Geraldine: My nerves would get to me. So maybe an omelette and a prayer. Marco: The truth is, at that stage in the game (...)

Six Nations panellist Shane Horgan with ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’ judges Michelle Visage, Louis Walsh, Denise Van Outen and Jason Byrne at the TV3 Group spring launch. Photograph: Paul Sharp/SharpPix

TV3 Group managing director Pat Kiely has hailed positive audience momentum as “a huge vote of confidence” in its strategy after a commercially “diffi(...)

From right to left: Chef Aidan McGrath and his partner Kate Sweeney of the Wild Honey Inn after the Michelin Star announcement,  with their daughter  Levi and son, Reece. Photograph: Marie Claire Digby

The Wild Honey Inn in Co Clare made history on Monday, when it became the first pub in Ireland to be awarded a Michelin star. The pub, in Lisdoonvarn(...)

Number One Molesworth Street under construction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Barclays look like settling on Dublin’s Dawson Street as the location for an EU hub after Brexit if UK finance companies lose their easy access to the(...)

Robin Gill: “It was 1999 and, if you wanted to progress in the business, the thing to do was go to London and get your ass kicked”

Robin Gill grew up in Sandycove, Dublin, but it is in London that he made his name. Gill owns four restaurants in the city – the Dairy, the Manor, Pa(...)

Safe space? “I found my hyperventilating father cowering in the shed, pretending to get turf.” Photograph: Getty

Christmas Day spent at home with family seems such an idyllic idea in theory, but let’s be honest: the reality can often prove quite the opposite. Gre(...)

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