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Mairead Lavery
Mairead Lavery

Editor, Irish Country Living

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01 419 9500

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mlavery@farmersjournal.ie


Mairead Lavery is editor of Irish Country Living. She is a graduate of the University of Limerick and Trinity College. She lives in Shanagolden, Co Limerick with her husband Sean and has three adult children. She has represented IFA on the board of the National Economic and Social Council. She is a former County Chairman of Limerick IFA and represented the county on the IFA Executive Council. Mairead is a former winner of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists National Journalist of the Year Award and won the National Print category on two occasions. She also won the John Healy Award for Regional Journalism. She contributes weekly to Newstalk’s Sean Moncrieff Show and is a regular panellist on The Breakfast Show on Newstalk. She is a regular on TV3’s Midday and MidWeek shows.

My daughter and her family recently moved into a new housing estate and seeing the way these young couples have reached out to each other to create a new community gives me great hope for the future
By Mairead Lavery on 07 September 2017
Across rural Ireland, traditional bakery businesses are becoming as scarce as hen’s teeth, but Mairead Lavery talks to two families who are bucking the trend.
By Mairead Lavery on 07 September 2017
The campaign for a second cath lab to cover the southeast goes on, writes Mairead Lavery.
By Mairead Lavery on 07 September 2017
Community support is what makes shows like the Tinahely Show, the Taste of Cavan and the Tullamore Show great
By Mairead Lavery on 17 August 2017
A lot has changed since the time of Jane Austen but similarities remain as we explore the position of women in society, writes Mairead Lavery.
By Mairead Lavery on 20 July 2017
There were plenty of reasons to be cheerful last weekend and the joy felt in Roscommon won't be going away any time soon, writes Mairead Lavery.
By Mairead Lavery on 13 July 2017
Jane Austen fan Mairead Lavery reflects on the author’s legacy 200 years after her death; and how her work reflected her own life and times.
By Mairead Lavery on 20 July 2017
Mairead Lavery extols the virtues of the two hardest-working items in her wardrobe.
By Mairead Lavery on 06 July 2017
"You can’t schedule a heart attack.” So said one of the people I met last Friday evening at the vigil for Thomas Power held at the entrance to University Hospital. Waterford (UHW).
By Mairead Lavery on 29 June 2017
The tragic death of Thomas Power has again highlighted the serious lack of high level cardiac care services in the southeast writes Mairead Lavery.
By Mairead Lavery on 29 June 2017
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