Mark O'Meara

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Darren Clarke will get the British Open underway on Thursday at Portrush. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Darren Clarke played a big part in the British Open’s return to his adopted home links, and the 2011 champion has been given the honour of hitting the(...)

Rowan Lester (Hermitage) and Pat Murray (Clontarf) during the last 16 of the South of Ireland. Photo: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

Few experiences lift the spirits like when you see Liscannor Bay open up after climbing onto the sixth fairway at Lahinch, a hole Christy O’Connor Jnr(...)

An interior shot of Smith & Wollensky’s restaurant in London, its only international property

The Irish owners of the well-known Smith & Wollensky chain of American steakhouses have opened a new restaurants in the suburbs of Boston and plan(...)

Cafe en-Seine on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Two of the country’s largest hospitality groups, which between them own landmark pubs such as Cafe en Seine and Whelan’s, are to join forces in a mult(...)

The George pub on South Great Georges Street in  Dublin is part of the Danu portfolio. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“Oi . . . you rock!” exclaims operations director Nathan Evans to kitchen staff at the end of the launch night of the Smith & Wollensky steakhouse(...)

 Mickey O’Rourke, Setanta Sports. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

“That’s Asia and that’s Kazakhstan on that screen there,” says Mickey O’Rourke, co-founder and owner of Setanta Sports, pointing at various monitors a(...)

The high-profile publican landlord of Cafe En Seine in Dawson Street, Dublin, refused to give consent for the buyers to take over the lease. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A €15 million deal led by the founders of the Setanta sports broadcasting group to buy four of Dublin’s best-known pubs has hit a snag, after the h(...)

Café en-Seine on Dawson St, one of the four bars in the Capital Bars Group portfolio

A consortium has acquired four of Dublin’s best known bars including Café en-Seine on Dawson Street for €15 million – €3 million more than the guide p(...)

Setanta plans to ‘piggyback’ on 3’s network and use its own brand to offer services to customers.

Irish pay TV broadcaster Setanta Sports is planning to enter the mobile phone market in Ireland. The company is in talks with 3 Ireland about becomin(...)

Setanta’s association with BT means that it will carry European Rugby Champions Cup (formerly the Heineken Cup) action this season

Staff at Irish TV broadcaster Setanta Sports are set to be given up to 10 per cent of the business in share options, as part of a scheme devised by(...)