Flooded with calls: ‘By yesterday we had it nailed, and feedback on the food was great. But people were getting frustrated that they couldn’t get through on the phone,’ says Gaz Smith of Michael’s of Mount Merrion. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Demand for takeaway food soared over the weekend, causing problems for some of the restaurants that have turned to offering meals for collection and d(...)

Eamonn O’Reilly, chief executive of Dublin Port, says the port will be prepared for a hard Brexit and customs posts will functioning for the March 29th deadline. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

“There are your sandwiches from Marks & Spencer’s,” says Dublin Port Company chief executive Eamonn O’Reilly, pointing to one of the supermarket c(...)

 Michael Sheary from the Irish Ports Association with Elisabeth Borne, French Minister for Transport and Meriadec Le Mouillour from the Union Des ports Francais at the signing of a memorandum of Agreement at Dublin Port. Photograph: Alan Betson

France is reorganising its sea ports to manage additional freight traffic from Ireland and segregate it from UK freight arriving after Brexit, French (...)

The Vintage Kitchen on Poolbeg Street. A €3 corkage charge was introduced in January, on the back of the rent being increased “substantially”. Photograph: Alan Betson

It started as the fulfilment of a long-held dream. In 2014, chef Stephen McArdle launched Stanley’s, bringing an 18-seat wine bar, a 24-seat restauran(...)

A Bord Pleanála hearing into a €200 million plan to redevelop the Alexandra Basin in Dublin’s docks is under way.

Some 26 workers face losing their jobs as a result of a €200 million plan by the Dublin Port Company to redevelop the Alexandra Basin to accommodate b(...)