Michael Wright

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The Wright Venue, which has been open for more than a decade, is to close at the end of January

Well-known Dublin nightclub the Wright Venue is to close down at the end of the month, the owner has announced. Michael Wright, of the Michael JF Wri(...)

St Andrews Church, the former headquarters of Dublin Tourism, will be home to a new food market with 15 outlets serving up to 400 diners.

A Continental style food hall, with 15 outlets serving up to 400 diners, is to open in Dublin city centre next summer, following a €6 million fit-out (...)

Dr Bassam Naser. Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to 16 months’ imprisonment, describing him as an intelligent man who knew what he was doing.    Photograph: Alan Betson

The residents of Howth and Sutton are renowned for many things, but campaigning on behalf of convicts is not one of them. However, such is the level (...)

Tourists outside St Andrew’s Church in Dublin 2 which is to be turned into a€5m food court before the end of the year. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A restaurateur has said his company intends to spend €5 million renovating St Andrew’s Protestant Church in central Dublin and turning it into a licen(...)

Andrew Hennessy of The Headlice Experts

Andrew Hennessy’s previous role as country manager for one of Europe’s major tobacco brands was coming to a close imminently, as a result of the ratio(...)

Irish Sailor of the Year Conor Fogerty at the helm of BAM, competing this week in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600. Photograph: Tim Wright

Irish offshore sailing fans can celebrate stellar performances in the West Indies Friday morning that look set to produce the biggest Irish trophy ha(...)

The Vintage Cocktail Club, owned by Paddy McKillen Jr’s Press Up Entertainment group

There is a gold rush under way in the sizzling Dublin pubs market, which is swinging like a prohibition-era speakeasy. Sales in bars rose 5.5 per cen(...)

The George. One of the pubs being refurbished as part of a  €20 million investment by its owners the Mercantile Group. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

I was celebrating a former colleague’s birthday in a pub the other night when a couple of American tourists happened to stumble upon our party. They w(...)

Irish Continental Group chief executive Eamonn Rothwell   would have been due €1.8 million under an executive incentive scheme that has been scrapped. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Sunday Times reports that the Irish Ferries owner, Irish Continental Group, has scrapped an executive incentive scheme after “institutional shareh(...)

Trevor O’Shea, one of the new breed of investors at the vanguard of the bristling Dublin pub scene, was up at 5am on Wednesday sending emails to a hea(...)

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