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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# café

All time
Shane Rigney shares a recipe and asks: 'To veg, or not to veg?'
Shane Rigney of Riggers D8 hopes to consider the environment while also keeping customers and suppliers happy. It’s tricky, but he says balance is key.
Chef Shane Rigney shares a recipe to help you get fit and healthy this winter
The Dublin chef is also asking us to spare a thought for our local cafes and restaurants as Level 3 takes hold around the country.
Enjoy some summer recipes and reflections from Daddy's Café in Dublin 8
Colm Keane opened Daddy’s Café in Rialto only a few months ago. He shares some recipes and his thoughts on an ‘unusual’ first year.
Coffee shop which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages
The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.
# Jailed
Man (21) who threatened cafe staff with a syringe during robbery jailed for three years
Rainis Koovit (21) brandished a syringe when attempting to grab a tip jar in Kaph Cafe in Drury Street, Dublin.
# Health and Safety
Coffee shops that reward customers with reusable cups advised to refuse dirty ones
An environmentalist has advised that coffee chains should give a 20-cent discount to customers who have reusable cups – but implementing that isn’t entirely straightforward.
# food actually
A café put up a sign saying 'Liam Neeson eats here for free', so he showed up
Did he eat in, or TAKEN it away? Sorry.
# Courts
Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service
The man was ordered to carry out the community service within a year in lieu of a two year jail term.
# Lights out
"It's the future": Restaurants and cafés are cracking down on smoking outside
Two business owners told us why they’ve done it.
# puntastic
This café's excellent sandwich boards are dad joke HEAVEN
Prepare to laugh, then groan, then laugh again.
# dessert
A café in Dublin has created the Romantica donut and it looks delicious
Pure, beautiful filth.
# Indonesia
People are queueing to get into this toilet-themed café, where food is served in loos
Guests at the Jamban Cafe sit on upright toilets.
# Serbia
Man shoots wife dead before opening fire on customers in cafe attack
It is the third mass shooting in recent years in Serbia.
# laine my love
A slick new coffee shop with an unusual name has just opened in Dublin 1
Next time you’re around Talbot Street, check out Laine, My Love.
# dine like it's 1929
This new café in Dublin is built inside a tram and it looks class
Vintage cool.
# felix felicis
The internet is obsessed with this wonderful Harry Potter-themed cafe
We could do with an Irish branch.
# egg-sciting
Dublin is getting its very own Creme Egg Cafe
The dream is alive.
# look overhead
This café's masterful response to a snotty TripAdvisor review is going viral
Looks like someone got schooled in common business practice.
# Scottish hangover cure
There is now a thing called the All Day Breakfast Munchy Box
Audacious stuff.
# Vulnerable
Pics: Inside Ireland's first café for homeless young people
It opened this week.
# glebe gardens
Here's what it's like inside (and outside) the best café in Ireland
# glebe gardens
Here's what it's like inside (and outside) the best café in Ireland
# lucky charms
The cereal cafe is finally coming to Ireland*
*If you have tickets to Electric Picnic.
# timing is everything
Google can now tell you how to beat the queues in your favourite cafés
Finally, FINALLY.
# Hipster
10 of the most ridiculously hipster cafés on the planet
Good God.
# Cinderella
This Dublin café is trying to reunite a real-life Cinderella with her shoe
Alright, which one of you lost your shoe?
# Fireball
Watch: CCTV footage of gas explosion after car ploughs into Australian café
Three people were critically injured.
# Australia
'Absolute mayhem': Eighteen injured as car ploughs into café
The vehicle hit a gas cylinder, causing an explosion.
# Ballinspittle
There's been an explosion at a café in Cork
A man and a woman have been hospitalised.
# snakes and ladders
A café dedicated to board games could be opening in Dublin soon
Jenga, anyone?
# cat melodeon
Love cats? Ireland's first cat café is looking for donations
Founder Georgina O’Neill has set up a crowdfunding page to help raise money for the café.
# Crunch time
Crisp sandwich café sells out by lunchtime on its first day
The sandwiches were popular.
# Sydney
Sydney siege victim was killed by police bullet
News reports in Australia said the 38-year-old was struck by a ricochet.
# Lone Wolf
Offensive letters, sexual assault and murder: The man who held a Sydney café hostage
Man Haron Monis was well known to police and had a significant number of charges against him before yesterday’s siege.
# This is getting cereal
Irish cereal cafe owner hits back at Channel 4 reporter's poverty questions
“I am too busy trying to cure Ebola and get Kim Kardashian to keep her clothes on”.
# happy pear
Meet the twins behind the happiest, healthiest restaurant in Ireland
They’ve also got a new cookbook out, which has been nominated for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards.
# cereal killers
Irish brothers set to open greatest restaurant ever in London... for cereal
100 different cereals. ONE HUNDRED!
# Australia
Café owner who banned rowdy kids from her premises defends her decision
Is she right?
# the hibernator
Here's the 8000-calorie breakfast you have to sign a waiver to eat
The Hibernator breakfast contains, amongst many other things: 8 rashers, 8 sausages and 8 pieces of bread.
# no hipsters
This café's strict 'no hipsters' policy takes an unexpected turn
“Don’t be coming in here with your hairy faces…”