A business seed planted 135 years ago on Cork city’s South Mall still sees a family-owned firm sowing and reaping.
A new five-day fasting regime is billed as the cheat’s version of the hit 5:2 diet. Easy to follow, it not only regulates blood sugar levels, it also helps to shred fat, writes Peta Bee
Site clearance works could start within weeks on a Camden Quay office building of 72,000 sq ft, and which could have a transformative impact on an old Cork city centre area less than 100m from St Patrick Street.
IRISH actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has thanked fans for their support by sharing a picture of himself, looking happy and healthy, with his fiancee, Mara Lane.
Award-winning consultancy firm WS Atkins Ireland is doing well again after trading through the very difficult years of the recession.
THE Tooth Fairy is visiting more young children’s homes than she should be, judging by the rising number of young children with tooth decay.
There are some Americanisms that bug me — like the use of the word ‘already’ out of context or the hijacking of the term ‘awesome’ to refer to anything from agreement to a nice sandwich.
Archaeologists have found a burial vault beneath a floor they were preparing for restoration in a church in east Cork.
It’S just getting better and better for Irish horticulture. Hot on the heels of the World Association of Floral Artists World Flower Show during the summer, last month Ireland played host to the International Garden Centre Congress.
Mark Wolfe is taking on a personal sporting challenge to raise funds for a charity linked to his late dad, he tells Ellie O’Byrne
Kim Kardashian is determined to work out almost every day before her wedding.
Kim Kardashian has reportedly gone into "extreme dieting mode" in time for her wedding.
Pre-tax profits at consultancy firm WS Atkins Ireland last year increased 17-fold to €396,291.
A high-protein diet could be as dangerous as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, a new study has found.
Kim Kardashian used the Atkins diet to lose her post-pregnancy weight.
Moves are afoot to revive the Irish sugar industry but it will take a lot of knocking of heads together, writes Joe Dermody
Pre-tax profits at Cork-based consultancy firm WS Atkins last year increased by 24% to €193,199.
The Dáil’s spending watchdog has initiated inquiries into a €5m overspend by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) on its new flagship stadium in Limerick.
PERFECTLY sited just outside the historic village with its legendary castle, Blarney Garden Centre offers everything you need for your own garden, with all the plants, shrubs and trees you could wish for, together with friendly advice and expertise.
A patient once told me she couldn’t lose weight. She’d been on multiple diets over the previous years and had retained elements of each in her quest for a slimmer figure. It didn’t work...
Choosing the correct tools can ease the pain of gardening, writes Kya deLongchamps.
Bandon in West Cork is in mourning after the bodies of two men, Jonathan Duke and John Forrester, were recovered from the river, writes Sean O’Riordan.
OVER the long term, a low-carb diet works as well as low-fat — and it may be better for your heart.
AN ANGLO-IRISH government report has criticised the running costs of Irish lighthouses and recommended Britain stop providing a multi-million euro subsidy towards the service.
The death toll from tornados across four US Southern states that tore through homes, ripped the roof off a shopping mall and blew apart warehouses in a rare spasm of violent winter weather rose to at least 21 today, with dozens injured.
RESULTS coming in from the British and US food sectors augur well for our home-grown crop of players, including Kerry and Greencore.
RESEARCH into the food sector suggests today’s consumers are increasingly relying on spending to make them happy.
A married couple were the latest British victims of the Bahrain boat tragedy to be named today.
The captain of a pleasure boat that capsized and killed an Irishman and at least 15 British people off the coast of Bahrain was being questioned today as the inquiry into the tragedy got under way.
PLANS for a €5 million, 600-space park-and-ride site on Cork’s northside were unveiled last night.
THIS past week, Atkins Nutritionals filed for bankruptcy protection, partly in response to the chronic fickleness of fat people. The overweight will try anything to get thin, but never stick at any one regimen for very long.
THE company that promoted the low-carb Atkins diet and sparked a worldwide craze has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US.
The company that promoted the low-carb Atkins diet and sparked a worldwide craze has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States, it emerged today.
The beer belly may be a thing of the past.
BORD Bia’s new chief executive, Aidan Cotter exudes an air of Zen-like calm.
Consumer products giant Unilever today distanced itself from reports that it was planning to shed thousands of management jobs.
Atkins Nutritionals today announced that it would take its diet plan directly into America’s schools, after teaming up with education groups.
Westlife have congratulated their former bandmate Brian McFadden on his new look.
Civil engineering group WS Atkins today showed the benefits of its recent shake-up with a sharp return to profitability.
O'BRIEN'S sandwich bars are planning to open 60 juice bars in Ireland and Britain over the next year.
A BUSINESSMAN is suing the estate of the late diet guru Dr Robert Atkins, claiming the popular eating plan clogged his arteries and left him needing surgery.
THOSE of you familiar with the obesity debate will find no reason to smile when confronted with the other end of the story — starvation and destitution in the underdeveloped countries of the world.
IT could be the biggest con trick ever, but it cannot be ignored. It has forced Unilever into bringing out low-carb products and others to sit up and consider the threat posed by it.
FOOD group IAWS is happy with recent progress and expects a satisfactory first half performance, shareholders at yesterday’s annual general meeting were told.
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