Travel Dubai: a trip to the desert
Anne O'Donoghue
In Dubai everything is certainly bigger, but as a holiday destination is it better? Anne O’Donoghue paid a visit to the desert and found out.
15 March 2022 Travel
Expo 2020: Ireland and the world stage
Anne O’Donoghue recently paid a visit to Expo 2020 in Dubai, but what exactly is it and what is its significance for Ireland?
15 February 2022 News
What's Irish on Dubai supermarket shelves?
From sausages to eggs, butter and tea, there's a range of Irish food in Dubai supermarket Spinneys.
You know what I gave up for Lent? Skiing
Life is going on with countries subject to different restrictions and it does seem a little unfair. And although Dubai might have pints and self-improvement, Ireland has great lamb and good racing.
7 April 2021 Amii
From Offaly to Africa: working internationally for Ireland’s dairy industry
Lorcan Allen speaks to Ornua’s Barry Newman on how his career in the Irish dairy industry has taken him on the road less travelled
8 October 2020 Careers
From a farm in Co Laois to the desert in Dubai
Family life in the desert in Dubai is a lot different from my childhood on a dairy farm; but my two-year-old knows the difference between a camel and a cow, writes Yvonne Kerr
10 April 2019 Features
Meet the women flying the flag for Irish food abroad
With St Patrick’s Day celebrations taking place across the globe, Maria Moynihan talks to three women flying the flag for Irish food abroad with Bord Bia
13 March 2019 Features
Living life: Travel tips for Dubai
Dubai has become a popular holiday destination with Irish sun seekers. Aisling Hussey has tips for those visiting the luxurious city.
18 January 2017 Living Life
Opportunities aplenty in the Middle East
Following a quick trip to the largest food fair in the world, Eoin Lowry gets a flavour of the potential in the region.
2 March 2016 World
Irish eyes smiling in the desert
With up to 10,000 Irish expats making the United Arab Emirates their home, the Irish influence is strong in the desert, writes Damien O'Reilly.
24 February 2016 Damien O'Reilly
Dairying in South Africa
The Stark farm has developed efficient non-grass milk farming in South Africa, but costs and competition are putting pressure on the operation.
13 January 2016 Breeding & health
Irish beef potential in the desert
Michael Hussey from Bord Bia believes there is huge potential for Irish beef in the Middle East as 16 Irish companies attend Gulfood in Dubai, writes Eoin Lowry.
11 February 2015 Companies