Trevor O Shea

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 Eatyard at the Bernard Shaw pub. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Bernard Shaw pub and event space on Dublin’s South Richmond Street may be closing at the end of the month, but the eclectic mixture of old-fashion(...)

The Bernard Shaw  on South Richmond Street, Dublin. The pub  only came into being because of one economic cycle, and it will go out because of another.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

One of the endearing things about pubs in Ireland (as opposed to Irish pubs) is that customers of the best ones forge emotional bonds with the place. (...)

US speed painter and graffiti artist Erik Wahl with his portrait of U2 singer Bono at the Pendulum Summit at Convention Centre Dublin. Photograph: Conor McCabe

There is usually a Bono angle to stories about major gatherings in Ireland, and the Pendulum Summit is no different. This one says much about how busi(...)

No alcohol doesn’t have to mean no fun: seasonal alcohol-free cocktails will be mixed at MVP’s Sober Sunday.

A variety of interesting drinks to sip, a movie to watch, and songs to sing along to ... Sober Sundays at the MVP pub on Clanbrassil Street in Dublin (...)

Brewtonic's new low/no-alcohol drinks list includes ginger beers, elderflower, lemongrass and other interesting soda waters, low-alcohol wines and cocktails made with Seedlip herbal gin

If you fancy taking it easy on a night out, or not drinking at all, the offerings can be slim – and a little dull. There’s the usual soft drinks, teas(...)

The Vintage Cocktail Club, owned by Paddy McKillen Jr’s Press Up Entertainment group

There is a gold rush under way in the sizzling Dublin pubs market, which is swinging like a prohibition-era speakeasy. Sales in bars rose 5.5 per cen(...)

It’s all change on the Dublin drinking scene these days with a new breed of pub barons taking over

It’s nearly time to place the next order on the carousel that is the Dublin pubs market After filing plans last week to flatten Howl at the Moon pub,(...)

Trevor O’Shea, one of the new breed of investors at the vanguard of the bristling Dublin pub scene, was up at 5am on Wednesday sending emails to a hea(...)

The Beatyard festival in Dún Laoghaire, August 1st. Photograph: facebook.com/thebeatyard

Beats and boats, raps and rigging - Beatyard transformed Dún Laoghaire’s former ferry terminal into an excellent small festival for the bank holiday w(...)

Astro Teller, who oversees Google X, speaks of driverless cars at South by Southwest Interactive. Photograph:  Reuters/Laura Buckman

Now in its 22nd year, the SXSW Interactive event opened the overall festival in Austin with a smorgasbord of tech, business, science, gaming etc. At (...)