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Meet the Maker: Alice Cummins
Grace Hanna
In this week's Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna chats to embroiderer Alice Cummins of Be Alice about her embroidery business.
 
 
Welcome to a week in the country
Welcome to a week in the country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
Garron Noone: 'follow me, I'm delicious'
Garron Noone: 'follow me, I'm delicious'
Garron Noone has accumulated over one million social media followers with his witty commentary on Irish culture. His down-to-earth attitude is helping to cement his success, writes Dee Laffan.
Dressed to bless and impress
Dressed to bless and impress
Whether you want to go all out for their big day or take a more practical approach, there are options for every style and budget on communion day, writes Claire Murrihy.
Parenting: let them eat cake... and enjoy it
Parenting: let them eat cake... and enjoy it
As Lent is a time when many make changes to their diet, Rebecca Lenehan asks the experts how children can build a healthy relationship with high-sugar, high-fat foods.
Mullooly Matters
Mullooly Matters
An Post bursts the tyres with closures after the State makes a new rural wheel, writes Ciaran Mullooly.
Editorial: pass the Lemsip
Editorial: pass the Lemsip
All the lessons that have been drilled into us in recent years - in terms of limiting infection - really have fallen to the wayside, writes Ciara Leahy.
Katherine O'Leary: ‘the sound of spring’
Katherine O'Leary: ‘the sound of spring’
In 40 years, the calf rearing facilities have gone from two-star to five-star accommodation, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Mullooly Matters
Mullooly Matters
The joys of being a volunteer – Ciaran Mullooly reckons he can spot a committee member miles away, from the ‘Biscuit Cruncher’ to the ‘Latecomer’
Meet the Maker: Alice Cummins
Meet the Maker: Alice Cummins
In this week's Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna chats to embroiderer Alice Cummins of Be Alice about her embroidery business.
TUS Athlone celebrates 20 years of teaching veterinary nursing
TUS Athlone celebrates 20 years of teaching veterinary nursing
Since its inception, TUS Athlone has seen 555 veterinary nursing graduates go through its doors, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Meet the Maker: Annika Berglund
Meet the Maker: Annika Berglund
In this week's Meet the Maker, Grace Hanna chats to multidisciplinary artist Annika Berglund about how she gains inspiration and advice for starting an artistic career.
Irish Horse: Mullins quest for century of Cheltenham Festival wins
Irish Horse: Mullins quest for century of Cheltenham Festival wins
The 17-time Irish champion trainer opened his doors to the press ahead of the Cheltenham Festival this month, writes Ronan Groome.
BioBalance Next-Gen: delivering strong, healthy calves this springSPONSORED
BioBalance Next-Gen: delivering strong, healthy calves this spring
With calving well under way on most dairy farms around the country and calf accommodation filling up every day, it is timely to look at the major influence of the microbiome in calf health.
Lamlac®: providing lambs with the best start in lifeSPONSORED
Lamlac®: providing lambs with the best start in life
Peadar Coyle, a long-time customer of Volac Milk Replacer, farms on a 500-acre holding at Curraghboy, Co Roscommon, approximately 15 kilometres to the northwest of Athlone.
Coolnagree Holsteins reaping success with GAIN Easi-MixSPONSORED
Coolnagree Holsteins reaping success with GAIN Easi-Mix
Seamus O’Leary with wife Bridget, children Patrick and Kate, and dad Pat, operates Coolnagree Holsteins outside Enniscorthy. He discusses how he prepares and manages the dairy cow and calf for spring.
Protecting valuable Simmental calves from scour in early lifeSPONSORED
Protecting valuable Simmental calves from scour in early life
Nevin Smith is a vet and pedigree Simmental farmer based in Coleraine, Northern Ireland. In 1978, Nevin and his wife Sandra established Garvagh Veterinary Clinic.
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