Oliver Hughes

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Beerista: in three years of brewery visits I’ve sampled too many beers to count. Photograph: E+/iStock/Getty

When I visited the Mescan brewery, in Co Mayo, a few years back, they described themselves as the Galapagos Islands of brewing. Situated in the foothi(...)

15 Ballymun Road Glasnevin Dublin 9

From the exterior, 15 Ballymun Road in Glasnevin resembles the usual period home, with red bricks, sash windows and off-street parking. The interconne(...)

Porterhouse pub and craft brewing group and the related Dingle Distillery, comprises seven bars, five restaurants, Lillie Bordello nightclub, and the brewing business.

The company that owns and operates celebrity hangout Lillie’s Bordello in Dublin as well as the adjoining Porterhouse Central Bar, reported frothy pro(...)

 The Porterhouse bar in Temple Bar, Dublin.  The Porterhouse group comprises seven bars,  five restaurants, Lillie Bordello nightclub and the brewing business.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The Porterhouse pub and craft brewing group and the related Dingle Distillery are seeking to raise €4 million under a State investment incentive schem(...)

Winners of the 2017 Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards:  Ronan Byrne, The Friendly Farmer (front) with  Conor and Viki Mulhall, The Little Milk Company,  Breda Butler, Cuinneog,  Ger and Mag Kirwan, Goatsbridge Trout Farm,  Anthony Creswell, Ummera Irish Smokehouse, and Antony Jackson, Bertha’s Revenge Irish Milk Gin. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Pasture-reared chicken, smoked duck breast, farmhouse buttermilk, smoked trout and gin: Guillaume Lebrun, executive chef/owner at Restaurant Patrick G(...)

The California Common is a classic American beer dating back to the Gold Rush. Created in the late 1870s, it was also known as steam beer, and was enj(...)

 Oliver Hughes: May 20th, 1959-July 31st, 2016. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Oliver Hughes who has died aged 57, was a pioneering entrepreneur in the drinks business. With his cousin Liam LaHart he founded a chain of pub-brewer(...)

If the storm of publicity that followed the closure of Clerys was “unmerited and distressing”, it was entirely self-inflicted. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maurice Bracken, who worked for Clerys for more than 30 years before the staff were turfed out when the building was sold last June, tells an interest(...)

Oliver Hughes was one of Ireland’s top publicans and a pioneer in the craft beer revolution. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Oliver Hughes did not just see the glass as half-full, “he was going to the bar to get another glass”, according to the late publican’s wife, Helen. H(...)

File photograph taken in 2014 of Oliver Hughes. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Oliver Hughes, one of Ireland’s leading publicans and the owner of both Lillie’s Bordello and the Dingle Whiskery Distillery, has died. It is underst(...)

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