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.

Blue Book: Local treasures

Blue Book: Local treasures

If you’re looking for a break in a place that puts real effort into sourcing local produce, look no further than these bountiful properties.

Blue Book: Shell assets

Blue Book: Shell assets

Ireland has some of the best oysters in the world. Here are some ways to enjoy them to the fullest

Blue Book: Food for thought

Blue Book: Food for thought

They’re the beating heart of the kitchen, but what makes chefs tick? We catch up with three of the best in the country to find out

Blue Book: Rise and shine

Blue Book: Rise and shine

Irish country house hotels have always taken great pride in providing a sumptuous spread for their guests to enjoy each morning, with tables laden with cold meats and cheeses, cereals, granola, home-baked breads and scones, preserves and fresh juices. We’ve put together a list of some of the places doing it best when it comes to the most important meal of the day

Blue Book: Core elements

Blue Book: Core elements

It’s the best time of the year to enjoy dishes featuring apples, as these recipes show

Blue Book: Charm them with barmbrack

Blue Book: Charm them with barmbrack

Barmbrack is one of the most Irish of Halloween traditions. The barmbrack – or arguably barnbrack, depending on who you’re talking to – is a yeasted sweet fruit bread which traditionally has charms baked into the dough

Blue Book: A taste of more

Blue Book: A taste of more

Tasting menus offer the chance to try the very best of what a kitchen team has to offer

Blue Book: Exclusively yours

Blue Book: Exclusively yours

When only a grand country house will do – be it for a special birthday, a family reunion or simply to have a party with friends – these five options will fit the bill

A warm boxty embrace on the border

A warm boxty embrace on the border

Between a classically delicious dinner at The Olde Post Inn and a brilliant boxty event, this was a pretty special 36 hours in Cavan

€10m literature museum set for launch

€10m literature museum set for launch

A donation of €5 million from businessman Martin Naughton and his wife Carmel Naughton was key to getting the project, which is located in Newman House on St Stephen’s Green

Travel: The sights, sounds and flavours of colourful Lisbon

Travel: The sights, sounds and flavours of colourful Lisbon

As if the fine weather and the gregarious inhabitants weren’t enough to recommend it, the Portuguese capital is a true treat for any self-respecting foodie, writes Gillian Nelis

Plate-licking good at Leeson Street’s stylish new arrival

Plate-licking good at Leeson Street’s stylish new arrival

Tasty grazing in Dublin 2 as Gillian Nelis reviews Le Perroquet

An open book: Inside the new Museum of Literature Ireland

An open book: Inside the new Museum of Literature Ireland

The new Museum of Literature Ireland on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin is determined to be accessible to everyone. Now it’s targeting the locals of Dublin city centre, its director Simon O’Connor tells Gillian Nelis

Bite size

Bite size

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The Sunday Interview: Colette Twomey of Clonakilty Food Co

The Sunday Interview: Colette Twomey of Clonakilty Food Co

In the 14 years since her husband’s death, Colette Twomey has had to learn to trust her own instincts in running their food business