The Terrace outdoor drinking and dining space at The Shelbourne Hotel is now open to the public.

Secret garden The Shelbourne Hotel’s secret garden, a comfortable outdoor space right at the heart of the hotel on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin, open(...)

CRH has a trading update  and an agm this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Monday Results: Südzucker, Alphabet, Hasbro, Whirlpool, Xerox. Indicators: Euro zone composite, manufacturing and services PMI flash (Apr); German (...)

 TG4 weather presenter Cáitlín Nic Aoidh at the launch of touRRoir18, which takes place in  Galway next week. Photograph: Andrew Downes

Innovators and experts in the areas of food, tourism and culture will converge on Galway next week for the second biennial touRRoir global forum, whic(...)

TG4 weather presenter Cáitlín Nic Aoidh and Margaret Jeffares of Good Food Ireland  with Hession school of dance performers Ruth Fallon, Eve Sheridan and Anna Sheil. Photograph: Andrew Downes/Xposure

Food, tourism and culture are to be celebrated in Galway in late April when Good Food Ireland marks the city’s European region of gastronomy designati(...)

Patrick Whyte, UK editor of Skift, a travel industry intelligence platform, will speak at the conference in Croke Park.

Jean-Michel Petit, founder of, the “social dining platform” that matches travellers online with local hosts for a variety dining experienc(...)

Paddy Cosgrave and Margaret Jeffares launching  Food Summit, part of the Web Summit in Dublin in November at which Good Food Ireland will provide a catering service for more than 20,000 delegates

Good Food Ireland members will serve three meals a day to more than 20,000 delegates from in excess of 100 countries attending the Web Summit in Dubli(...)

  Margaret Jeffares of Good Food Ireland: ‘I don’t think we should forget our traditional and regional dishes that are indigenous to our country’. Photograph:  Patrick Browne
Ireland on a plate

What is Irish cuisine? Have you ever fumbled for words when asked this question by a visitor to Ireland? Should you say bacon and cabbage? Potatoes? I(...)

“The speciality food market in the Republic of Ireland is valued at €450 million, and this figure is set to increase as Irish consumers are showing a heightened interest in artisan foods,” said Good Food Ireland managing director Margaret Jeffares

Many heads of food companies believe the horse meat scandal will have a positive effect on their enterprises and drive growth this year, new re(...)

Irish consumers are seeking more information about food producers and traceability in the wake of the horsemeat scandal. Photo: Bloomberg

Irish consumers are seeking more information about food producers and traceability in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, with customers gravita(...)