There are no hotels quite like Portugal’s pousadas: restored castles and monasteries that show a very different side of the Mediterranean nation, writes Maeve McLoughlin
At Deanes at Queens in Belfast, head chef Chris Fearon – a former finalist on the BBC series Great British Menu – serves up hearty, comforting food with bags of flavour. Here, he shares the recipes for three of his favourite dishes.
Harry’s Shack, which opened on the beach in Portstewart, Co Derry last year, has been attracting diners from all over Ireland – and beyond – ever since. Owned by Donal Doherty, who also runs Harry’s in Bridgend in Donegal, the Shack’s menu is the dom
Dublin soprano Claudia Boyle has cemented her reputation as a top-class international soprano by being confirmed for the lead female role of Mabel in award-winning director Mike Leigh’s The Pirates of Penzance. It will be broadcast live from London’s