Irish or not Irish? Viagra, Donegal Catch, Sudocrem, Punch Colour Catcher and a Dublin Bay prawn

Just before Christmas Aldi got into a bit of bother after it mistakenly labelled a smoked salmon product it was selling as “wild” and “Irish”. Accord(...)

  Indulgent hotels Capture a castle in Mayo Ashford Castle is synonymous with luxury and now that new owners, the Tollman family, ha(...)

Hope Castle in Castleblayney

The new Monaghan Tourism website does not exaggerate when it describes the local landscape as “unspoiled”. The county of the little hills is indeed(...)

Statue of Manannán mac Lir on Binevenagh mountain was scuplted by John Darren Sutton, who worked on “Game of Thrones”.

Police in Northern Ireland are trying to establish if there is a fanatical religious link to the theft of a statue overlooking Lough Foyle that was ma(...)

Iconic Dublin pub John Kavanagh’s, more widely known as the Gravediggers, creeps in at number 46 on Europe’s top 50 secret spots for travellers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Ireland can lay claim to two of Europe’s top 50 secret spots for travellers, according a new Lonely Planet eBook published today.Secret Europe, 50 Tru(...)