Encouraging children to learn about biodiversity
Sarah McIntosh
For a second year, the Nature Hero Awards are motivating school students across Ireland to learn more about biodiversity and foster a love and understanding of the environment, writes Sarah McIntosh.
27 September 2023 Features
Swimming to Success
In our final ‘Women in Action’ feature, business owner and swimmer, Aisling Brosnan discusses her journey from returning to swimming to tackling the English Channel, writes Sarah McIntosh.
27 September 2023 Education
Agri careers: ploughing through issues in the sector
This year’s finalists of the Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition are tackling key issues. Sarah McIntosh caught up with them at the National Ploughing Championships to find out more.
Farmers need to be paid for nature restoration - Noonan
Speaking on the suggested separate fund for nature restoration outside of CAP, Minister Malcolm Noonan has stated that farmers need support and they need to be paid, writes Sarah McIntosh.
27 September 2023 News
Research project HER-SELF is seeking participants
The HER-SELF research project are seeking female farmers and farm workers in the agriculture sector in Ireland to get involved, writes Sarah McIntosh
27 September 2023 News
Changes to Fair Deal Scheme are 'badly needed' - IFA
IFA farm family and social affairs chair Alice Doyle welcomed planned amendments to the nursing home support scheme, writes Sarah McIntosh.
25 September 2023 News
Ireland's culinary stars have been announced
The winners of the Young Chef Young Waiter Ireland Awards 2023 have been revealed, writes Sarah McIntosh
23 September 2023 Education
Breaking down the judgment and stigma in mental health
Shine are running their annual ‘Green Ribbon’ campaign throughout September to encourage more open and honest conversations around mental health, writes Sarah McIntosh
20 September 2023 Features
Agri careers: finding confidence as a mature student
Through the diploma in speciality and artisan food enterprises, farmer Donal Sheehan has developed a way of highlighting biodiversity practices used in food production writes Sarah McIntosh.
20 September 2023 Careers
Meat business women launch ‘The Power of You’ series
A global campaign is launched by Meat Business Women to foster a sense of empowerment and confidence within women, writes Sarah McIntosh.
16 September 2023 Careers
What the Women and Agriculture conference means to us
As we prepare for our annual Women and Agriculture conference this October, members of the Irish Country Living team reflect on what the event means to them, writes Sarah McIntosh
13 September 2023 News
Agri careers: carving out a dream career from the ground up
From veterinary nursing to farmer advocacy, Majella Mc Cafferty has built a strong career from continuous upskilling and learning, writes Sarah McIntosh
13 September 2023 Careers