Irish Country Living

How to cope when a child dies
"Our children are only lent to us" is an old familiar saying, and so true, writes Claire Lyons Forde.
Editorial: the last one - tá bród agus brón orm
At the end of her time as editor of Irish Country Living, Amii McKeever reflects on being supported to swim at the beginning – both personally and professionally.
Lakelands: on location with Padraig McGivney
Lakelands is a film that was shot on Padraig McGivney’s farm, near Granard in Co Longford. Here he tells Caitríona Bolger about the experience.
Margaret Leahy: accessible outdoor public spaces are a dream for city dwellers
On a recent visit to Vancouver, Canada, Margaret Leahy discovered a city park which was, in reality, so much more.
Katherine's Country: starting chemotherapy
While side effects had to be endured, Katherine O’Leary was thrilled to have a good week at the end of her chemotherapy cycle.
My wife has lost all interest in sex since COVID
Dear Miriam, my wife has lost all interest in sex, and I feel like a lot is now missing.
Editorial: Policy vying for a better world without a sting in the tail
In fairy tales, a happy ending is expected but a positive outcome is often not the case in the real world. Beware the law of unintended consequences writes Amii McKeever
Katherine’s Country: the satisfaction of a beautiful, busy day on the farm
The important decisions on the farm very often start with the all-important grass walk, writes Katherine O’Leary, as she pops along for the ride
Microsoft dream space showcase schools event hailed a success
Over 300 primary school children displayed projects at the Microsoft dream space showcase event in Longford last week, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Tips to keep your home safe while enjoying long sunny days
With the long sunny days and bright evenings, most people can be found outdoors, enjoying their gardens. Here are some tips to secure your home while you are outside, writes Caitríona Bolger.
A weekend filled with plenty of drama
There was a glut of great hurling over the weekend, from Carlow v Offaly to Tipperary's clash against Waterford, but does the split season mean it'll all be over too soon? Denis Hurley writes
IRISH HORSE: Sprewell out to give Harrington dream Derby win
Jessica Harrington says the Derby is one race above all else she’d love to add to her CV and after a hugely challenging time, she has a live chance in the race this Saturday.
The 3 Rs of worm control: Right dose, Right animal and Right time
As sure as night follows day, once the grass really starts to grow, cattle and sheep will be challenged by the burden of worms.
Credit products available to farmers
Key information to know when looking for credit products for Irish farmers.
Steady cattle and sluggish sheep trade so far in 2023
Mark Zieg, Bord Bia beef, meat and livestock manager, and Seamus McMenamin, sheepmeat and livestock manager, look at trade.
Multiple Bord na Móna auctions boast over 400 lots of machinery this May
Wilsons Auctions prepares once again to offer bidders a huge selection of tractors, machinery, tyres, motorbikes, equipment and more surplus assets on behalf of the iconic Irish company Bord na Móna.
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