The €85, four-course dinner menu at Virginia Park Lodge is a no-choice menu, drawn from what is seasonal, local and grown on the estate.

Wander into the Marquis room at Virginia Park Lodge, and you immediately wish the man himself was at home. There is a turntable, speakers and vin(...)

Daniel Smith, marketing manager at Grogan’s pub, South William Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s hospitality sector begins to reopen next week, after almost five months of shuttered businesses. For hoteliers, restaurateurs and pub own(...)

Brendan O’Connor: there are still flashes of the journalist’s snappier side

It’s entirely appropriate that Brendan O’Connor (RTÉ Radio 1, Saturday and Sunday) should be interviewing David Duchovny when he asks a question seemi(...)

Irish abroad: chef Andrew Walsh moved to Singapore in 2012

Andrew Walsh is chef-owner of Cure, Butcher Boy, Catfish and Bao Boy in Singapore. From Breaffy, in Co Mayo, he left Ireland in 2002 to go backpacking(...)

Kathryn and Fintan Cahill (right) in their home Virginia, Co Cavan with their guests for Christmas Rolf and Denise McLaughlin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Did 2020 turn out the way you expected it to? If it did, it’s safe you say that you are in a very small minority. The pandemic dashed several plans in(...)

Richard Corrigan is sharing his family soda bread and signature shellfish cocktail recipes

The comedian Dara Ó Briain is to join the Irish chef and restaurateur Richard Corrigan to host a livestreamed cookalong on Monday evening in aid of th(...)

Francis (left) and John Brennan run the Park Hotel in Kenmare, Co Kerry.

With foreign travel on the backburner for most Irish people this year, the lure of old-fashioned Irish hospitality has become increasingly appealing. (...)

A proper shellfish cocktail, as served by Richard Corrigan

This recipe is a classic and an all-time favourite of mine. Try to buy your seafood from the fishmongers or, if you live by the sea, direct from the b(...)

€90,000 wedding prize: Richard Corrigan will host up to 160 guests for a frontline healthcare worker in Ireland

The chef and restaurateur Richard Corrigan is offering frontline healthcare workers a chance to win a luxury all-inclusive wedding package, worth an e(...)

Richard Corrigan said: “There is no question: we will come out of this. We have very little debt. We have a very strong company.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Celebrity chef Richard Corrigan does not expect his London restaurants to be operational again before September. The Co Meath native shut the doors o(...)

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