Oysters were  the first ‘fast food’ of the industrial revolution. Photograph: BIM

Seamus Heaney paid homage to them, Roman emperors gorged on them and few myths have survived better than the purported link between aphrodisiacs and E(...)

Councillors in Co Louth have voted to reduce the local property tax by 1.5 per cent, which is the equivalent of taking between €140,000 and €150,000 (...)