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.

Some people thought we were as mad as a box of frogs to try to bring the fleadh to the east coast

Some people thought we were as mad as a box of frogs to try to bring the fleadh to the east coast

Anglo Printers owner Padraic Kierans has been working to win the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann for Drogheda since 2011. After a last-ditch bid, the town is now making preparations to welcome 400,000 visitors to the event next month

Lady Helen serves up some cool classics

Lady Helen serves up some cool classics

The key to a successful tasting menu experience is balance; you’re looking for a mix of light and rich dishes in appropriate portions, and here, local chef John Kelly seems to have got that balance just right.

Sweet stuff

Sweet stuff

From family favourites such as chocolate brownie layer cakes and shortbread slices to delicate mousse desserts, Gillian Nelis talks to two Irish producers on the rise

Epic expects royal visit business boost Museum expecting 20,000 extra guests

Epic expects royal visit business boost Museum expecting 20,000 extra guests

Visitor numbers at Epic, the museum of Irish emigration in the Dublin docklands, are expected to ...

Tastes of a seaside summer

Tastes of a seaside summer

Surfers Jane and Myles Lamberth followed a romantic dream to leave everything behind and live near the waves. These recipes from their restaurant, Shells Café in Strandhill, Co Sligo, will have you feeling beachy keen, writes Gillian Nelis

Dublin city stalwart Saba still in good health

Dublin city stalwart Saba still in good health

It's a menu that reflects how most of us live, or at least aspire to live: by enjoying what we eat, but also keeping an eye on the overall balance in our diet

Business up 40% for sole Irish designer at RHS Hampton Court garden show

Business up 40% for sole Irish designer at RHS Hampton Court garden show

The only Irish exhibitor at the world’s largest flower show has seen his business grow by 40 pe...

Wahlbergs to bring family’s burger chain to Ireland

Wahlbergs to bring family’s burger chain to Ireland

Hollywood star plots global expansion with brothers

Middle Eastern flavours and delightful dunkables

Middle Eastern flavours and delightful dunkables

Hey Donna 37 Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6 01-4913731, heydonna.ie Chef: Sebastian Salagan The e...

Them’s the breaks

Them’s the breaks

Gillian Nelis, Elaine Prendeville, Jessie Collins and Cheryl O’Sullivan go hotel-hopping on your behalf to find the finest staycations of the summer

Tiny Japanese dishes hit sublime notes of excellence

Tiny Japanese dishes hit sublime notes of excellence

What Miyazaki is attempting at Ichigo Ichie is quite extraordinary, and if he can keep this standard up, there is no doubt that he will be a contender for a Michelin star

Myrtle Allen’s genius was simplicity itself

Myrtle Allen’s genius was simplicity itself

The legendary founder of Ballymaloe House, who died last week, shunned the noise that surrounds too many of today’s chefs, understanding that integrity and respect for your ingredients will always win out over fads, writes Gillian Nelis

Caring: New Ivy restaurant will ‘be different to anything else in Dublin’

Caring: New Ivy restaurant will ‘be different to anything else in Dublin’

Ivy boss set to open first restaurant on Dawson Street later this summer

IADT to get €30 million digital building

IADT to get €30 million digital building

The president of the the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dr Annie Doona, has called on the government to make a decision on the recommendations contained in the Cassells report on third-level funding

Eastern Seaboard: Steaks are well and truly raised in Drogheda

Eastern Seaboard: Steaks are well and truly raised in Drogheda

Do yourself a favour and book a table here. And have the steak.