Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis has been managing editor of The Sunday Business Post since 2012, having previously been assistant editor and property editor. She specialises in long form interviews and news features, and has a particular interest in the food industry, writing the paper’s restaurant reviews as well as a weekly food news page in the magazine.

New jobs for Galway as EML buys PerfectCard: Chief executive to stay on after €6 million deal

New jobs for Galway as EML buys PerfectCard: Chief executive to stay on after €6 million deal

The sale of the Wicklow fintech business PerfectCard to the Australian payment solutions firm EML...

Appetites whetted in advance of Aimsir

Appetites whetted in advance of Aimsir

The much-hyped new restaurant at The Cliff in Lyons estate near Celbridge in north Kildare, was originally due to open in November, but building delays now mean it won’t happen until March

Dockside delights in Galway

Dockside delights in Galway

Seaweed: we know it’s good for us and that we should be eating more of it, but I’d imagine mo...

Renvyle chef serves up Gallic gastronomy

Renvyle chef serves up Gallic gastronomy

Chef Tim O’Sullivan has been serving up wonderful food at Renvyle House in Connemara for years,...

Great views and exhilarating pub grub in Wexford

Great views and exhilarating pub grub in Wexford

Quality ran through every aspect of this meal at The Strand Bar, from the breads with homemade tapenade and pesto at the start, to that rocky road at the end

Government ‘doing nothing’ to inform businesses of Brexit plans

Government ‘doing nothing’ to inform businesses of Brexit plans

Padraic Kierans, who runs Anglo Printers in Drogheda, Co Louth, said the government had singularly failed to deliver a Brexit-proof budget

Restaurateur warns Vat hike will send many small hospitality businesses to the wall

Restaurateur warns Vat hike will send many small hospitality businesses to the wall

The co-owner of Riba in the south Dublin suburb of Stillorgan is aggrieved that small businesses like his have been targeted by the government in the same way as large hotel groups and multinational restaurant chains

All smiles at Galway-based Spotlight Whitening

All smiles at Galway-based Spotlight Whitening

Oral care firm targets €10m turnover after Boots deal

Management buyout at Sligo’s LotusWorks

Management buyout at Sligo’s LotusWorks

The firm, which was founded by Fergal Broder in 1989, has grown substantially over the past four years. It now has four overseas offices

Smaller hotels and restaurants reel at Vat rate hike

Smaller hotels and restaurants reel at Vat rate hike

While some restaurants and hotels in busy urban areas will be able to absorb the increase, many in regional and rural areas will struggle

A succulent taste of Jamaica in a corner of D6

A succulent taste of Jamaica in a corner of D6

The atmosphere at Lil Portie is wonderfully laid back, and the dishes on offer are unlike anything you’ll find elsewhere in Dublin

Europa Hotel owner backs second Brexit referendum

Europa Hotel owner backs second Brexit referendum

Howard Hastings, who runs seven successful hotels in the North, sees the British vote to leave the EU as a ‘monumental folly’

North’s biggest hotelier calls for second Brexit vote

North’s biggest hotelier calls for second Brexit vote

Howard Hastings, chief executive of Hastings Hotels, told The Sunday Business Post the public should be given the chance to vote on whatever Brexit deal is negotiated with the EU

Expectations, emails, excitement: Life with a Michelin star in Ireland

Expectations, emails, excitement: Life with a Michelin star in Ireland

Last week, three restaurants in Cork joined the small club of Irish eateries to have won a Michelin star - and to experience the madness of what comes after, writes Gillian Nelis

Irish business flourishes for luxury hotel in midlands

Irish business flourishes for luxury hotel in midlands

Forty per cent of Ballyfin’s guests come from Ireland