Pat Crotty

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Ronan Lynch, chairman of the LVA and owner of The Swan on Dublin’s Aungier Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Swan has a long and storied history. The well-known Dublin pub derives its name from the time when most people were illiterate and pubs were ident(...)

Cheers toasting beer. Group of friends enjoying in cold drink. Drinking beer in the old pub. The grain and texture added. Very shallow DOF .

Romance begins at the pub, according to a survey by the Irish Vintners’ Association, which found more than half of respondents had a first date there.(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: ‘I am absolutely determined that anybody over the legal limit shall face a disqualification.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has criticised TDs “shamelessly’’ succumbing to pressure to oppose his planned reversal of a loophole allowing first(...)

As well as making sorbet and dairy-free ice-cream, Louise Ryan and Aisling Murphy run a branding and design agency in Cork called Ball & Socket

FROZEN GOODIES IN HEALTHY RECIPES A raspberry and rose sorbet, sweetened with organic agave, was one of just 14 products in the Republic to win three-(...)

New  Vintners Federation of Ireland president Pat Crotty  said: “For a long time the pub has been central to many communities but it is in danger of becoming peripheral.”

The pub is the glue that holds Irish communities together - but it is becoming unstuck in the face of Government inaction and predatory trading by ret(...)

Westport, Co Mayo: The west, like other parts of Ireland, is enjoying an increase in overseas visitors, many of whom have been attracted to the Wild Atlantic Way which stretches from Donegal to Cork. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

At this moment, several foreign journalists are exploring the path of the Wild Atlantic Way, which stretches from Donegal to Cork. They might encount(...)