Peter Ward

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Eliza (left) and Evie Ward of Nutshed in Limerick.

It wasn’t just us humans that enjoyed the long, hot summer of 2018, it was good for the bee population too. So good that the first three hives introdu(...)

Snow on the way and shops shut? Don’t planic, make the most of the contents of your fridge and food cupboard

The shops have been stripped of every slice of bread, milk is in short supply, and eggs haven’t been this much in demand since a nation was instructed(...)

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, votes with other members of the United Nations Security Council to impose new sanctions on North Korea, on Friday, in New York City. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea following its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test, a mov(...)

After he handed the defendant a prison sentence, the defendant said he had no one to mind his newborn baby.

A man convicted for the 12th time of driving without insurance has been sentenced to five months in prison and banned from driving for seven years. P(...)

Darina Allen, festival co-director, hosting a cookery demo with Sunil Ghai from Pickle restaurant, Dublin. Photograph: Joleen Cronin

The shop closed signs went up on the Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe in Co Cork on Sunday night. Festival director, Rory O’Connell exp(...)

Best hotel: Harvey’s Point, Co Donegal

The winners of Ireland’s longest-running food and hospitality awards were announced on Thursday, as the very best in Irish hospitality gathered at Bor(...)

Businesses such as the Bud Garden Centre in Clare tested the waters as a pop-up before diving in

The pop-up shop is a retail concept that allows enterprising individuals to try their idea out to see how it might go down with the public before comm(...)

The Starrs have run a business from this premises since 1907 and Joe jnr and his wife Angela Kennedy-Starr now run the place and live over the shop

Nenagh is a big agricultural town. Historically a market town, it came into its own when Co Tipperary was divided into two ridings. Grange, a few mile(...)

The late DUP leader  Ian Paisley: said he had urged SDLP leader John Hume to start talking with other political leaders. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The late Democratic Unionist Party leader Rev Ian Paisley was rebuked by Northern Ireland secretary of state Douglas Hurd in 1984 after Dr Paisley ha(...)

Although this book has many moving moments, it is not filled with flourish or colour. It is as considered and careful, in its tone, as the campaign was, and all the more useful for that.

Gay people in Ireland over the past half-century have been lucky with their leaders, and indeed supporters. While figures such as David Norris, Kat(...)

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