Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Social distancing is ‘non-viable for 90 per cent of restaurants’, but some are determined to reopen in June. When they do, will anyone show up?’ (...)

Hotel high flyers: Paula Carroll and Yvonne Donohue.

Paula Carroll is a force of nature, a petite woman with a booming voice and an undeniable presence. When she is in the room, everybody knows it. Heads(...)

Nisea Doddy, chief sommelier at the Shelbourne hotel, welcoming the Irish Times group to a demonstration of sabrage

On a bright sunny morning in mid-November a group of food lovers gathered outside Chapter One, the Michelin starred-restaurant on Parnell Square, for (...)

The facade of the Shelbourne Hotel following a restoraton project.

Dublin’s iconic Shelbourne Hotel has completed the refurbishment of its rooms and facade and now plans to embark on projects to upgrade other internal(...)