Paul Keeley

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 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(...)

Best country house breakfast: Longueville House, Mallow, Co Cork

The champions of breakfast across Ireland have just been announced with two castles on the Wild Atlantic Way taking gold in the top tier categories, a(...)

The Food and Drink Strategy 2018-2023 says food could help grow tourism revenue by €400 million over the next five years.

Fáilte Ireland is to implement a new five-year strategy which aims to provide international visitors with “immersive experiences” centring on Irish fo(...)

ICG chief executive Eamonn Rothwell. Photograph:  Mac Innes Photography

Irish Continental Group (ICG) is spending more than €165 million on what will be the world’s biggest car ferry for its Dublin to Holyhead route. The (...)

The National Gallery of Ireland (above left) and the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin (above right) top visitor attractions in Ireland, according to rankings compiled by Fáilte Ireland. File photographs: The Irish Times

The National Gallery and the Guinness Storehouse remain the top free and fee-paying attractions in Ireland, figures show. Last year, almost 1.5 milli(...)

It wasn’t long before talk got around to the drinks industry’s most pressing issue: the apparent need for a budget cut in alcohol excise duty

Charlie Bird, the former RTÉ newsman, was on hand to referee an unexpected and rather prickly debate that ensued on Tuesday at a drinks industry-spons(...)

Christine Bleakley at Rossnowlagh on the Wild Atlantic Way for TV programme Wild Ireland. Photograph: Big Mountain Productions

A senior official with State tourism body Fáilte Ireland has warned against overstating the negative impact of high alcohol prices on tourism. Paul K(...)