From cow to cone at Muckross Creamery
Maria Moynihan
For fifth-generation dairy farmer John Fleming and family, launching an ice cream business has been a great adventure, writes Maria Moynihan.
3 July 2024 Features
Ballet to Ballon: meet the choreographer making Carlow a dance capital
Former ballet dancer-turned-choreographer, Emma Martin, talks to Maria Moynihan about running her contemporary dance company in Carlow and her show, Birdboy.
26 June 2024 Features
Fun ways to keep the kids happy
School’s out for summer. But let’s face it, it can be hard to keep kids entertained without spending a fortune. Here are four activities that cost little more than your time, writes Maria Moynihan.
Claire O’Leary: from the West End to Cork
Having made her West End debut in Les Misérables, rising star Claire O’Leary is looking forward to lifting spirits at Cork Opera House this summer, writes Maria Moynihan.
26 June 2024 Features
Andrea Mara: serial thriller queen
Andrea Mara never dreamed of becoming a writer but having reinvented herself after redundancy, she is now Ireland’s thriller queen, writes Maria Moynihan.
19 June 2024 Features
The local's guide to... Portrush and the Causeway Coast
Planning an Irish staycation? Well, who better to ask for tips than a local? Maria Moynihan chats to Portrush-based wedding photographer, Lauren Chambers, about her top spots along the Causeway Coast.
12 June 2024 Features
The local's guide to... the Dingle Peninsula
Planning an Irish staycation? Well, who better to ask for tips than a local? Maria Moynihan chats to outdoor enthusiast and entrepreneur, Rebecca Hoban, about her top spots on the Dingle Peninsula.
5 June 2024 Features
Wheely exciting summer: 10 ways to get active
Summer has arrived – here are 10 ways to get moving from fun runs and food walks to Pilates and pilgrim paths, writes Maria Moynihan.
5 June 2024 Features
The local's guide to... Connemara
Planning an Irish staycation? Who better to ask for tips than a local? Kicking off a new series, Maria Moynihan chats to entrepreneur, Kate O’Callaghan-Momberg, about her top spots in Connemara.
29 May 2024 Features
Hidden Treasures: flights of fancy at Foynes
In a new series, Irish Country Living explores some of Ireland’s most intriguing museums. First up, Maria Moynihan boards the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum in Co Limerick.
29 May 2024 Features
Nature calls: taking a walk on the wild side
Ireland’s national Walks Scheme recently saw its biggest expansion to date; but valuing farmers’ contribution as custodians of the land has been key to its success, writes Maria Moynihan.
22 May 2024 Features
From west Canada to running a rural guesthouse in west Cork
Meet the young couple who swapped city living in western Canada to run a rural guesthouse in west Cork, writes Maria Moynihan.
15 May 2024 Features