Conway’s pub on Dublin’s Parnell Street

Dublin has the lowest number of pubs per capita of any county in the Republic, figures show. The total number of pub licences issued in the city and (...)

There were 773 pubs registered in Dublin city and county last year, down 1.7% compared with the 786 recorded in 2005 but up from a low of 741 in 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The number of pubs in the Republic has fallen by more than 17 per cent over the 12 years to last year, although there has been a revival in Dublin in (...)

Sean Kelly, who owns Kelly’s Butchers in Newport, Co Mayo, said there was a ‘very big bounce’ for barbecue products.

Barbecues, ice cream, and ciders have been snapped up by sun-kissed Irish consumers during the recent spell of hot weather, with many retailers across(...)

 Local sourcing, innovation and value are the cornerstones of a new scheme designed to improve food in Irish pubs.  Photograph: Emma Jervis

Fáilte Ireland and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) are joining forces to improve the range and quality of food on sale in Irish pubs. The “Gr(...)

  Pablo Santos, an event promoter for Wigwam bar, Dublin, is expecting a large number of Brazil fans for the side’s World Cup opener against Switzerland on Sunday

If you walk past Dublin’s Wigwam bar on Sunday afternoon you will hear a strange blend of electronic samba and the battle cries of Brazilians psyching(...)

Businesses across the country were forced to close last week as a result of storm Emma. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish businesses reopening on Monday morning were counting the cost of the effect of lost trade last week as a result of storm Emma which lead to wide(...)

The proposed drink-driving law seeks to impose a mandatory three-month driving ban on anyone found to have 51-80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in their system. File photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

People who have lost loved ones killed by drunk-drivers will hold a vigil outside Leinster House on Tuesday as the Cabinet considers whether to back M(...)

Ms Moyagh Murdock, CEO of the Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Sara Freund

The head of the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has launched a strongly-worded attack on the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland. Moyagh Murdock has accused (...)

Shane Ross  proposes a three-month ban on drivers found with 51-80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood. Photograph: David Sleator

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has accused the Minister for Transport of misleading the public in his attempts to change drink-driving legislatio(...)

Danny Healy-Rae: “Two glasses or three glasses of Guinness did not cause an accident for anybody,” according to the Kerry TD. Photograph: Alan Betson

A young woman who was seriously injured by a drunk driver has described as disgusting comments by the Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae about the role of alcoh(...)

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