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Additional €92m spent on Christmas grocery market in 2016
The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel show that shoppers spent an additional €92m this Christmas period, 3.8% more than last year.
By Odile Evans on 16 January 2017
Marriage is about doing things together - the big the small, the easy and the difficult, writes Katherine O'Leary
By Katherine O'Leary on 12 January 2017
‘A little wooden baby Jesus nailed down for security reasons’
What is the message of Christmas? Co Leitrim playwright and bard Seamus O’Rourke has given a go at deciphering the message.
By Patrick Donohoe on 24 December 2016
10 signs Christmas has arrived
To the opening of the biscuit tins to St Stephen's night catch-ups, Rachel Hussey has 10 signs that Christmas has arrived in the country.
By Farmers Journal on 23 December 2016
Mairead Lavery reflects on what has been a shocking year for the world.
By Mairead Lavery on 29 December 2016
Vote for your favourite festive farm photo
We have whittled down entries in our festive farm competition to 10 fantastic photos. Check out the pictures in the gallery and vote for your favourite.
By Photo Desk on 22 December 2016
Christmas is a time of joy and happiness but it can also be a very dificult time for those who have lost a loved one, writes Mairead Lavery
By Mairead Lavery on 22 December 2016
Charlie's corner: excitement builds for Christmas
Christmas is just around the corner, and while there is great excitement indoors with the house all decorated, it couldn’t be busier outdoors on the farm.
By on 19 December 2016
Machinery correspondent Darren Bailey recently travelled to Co Wexford to see an unusual machine designed to harvest up to 10,000 Christmas trees every day.
By Darren Bailey on 24 December 2016
This time of year makes me think about the passage of time and the fleeting nature of human existence, writes a reflective Maurice Hickey
By Maurice Hickey on 29 December 2016
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the great work of the Irish Men’s Sheds Association.
By Contributor on 22 December 2016
Also known as sweet box because of its scent, this evergreen shrub deserves a place for its fragrance alone.
By Gerry Daly on 22 December 2016
It's easy to get lost in the commercial side of Christmas but it's family time that really makes this time of the year special, writes Mairead Lavery.
By Mairead Lavery on 15 December 2016
Get ready to cook the turkey, the star of the show - and this recipe is sure to impress your guests, writes Neven Maguire.
By Neven Maguire on 15 December 2016
Given that ’tis the season for recipes, how about this recipe to protect my bachelorhood, writes Maurice Hickey.
By Maurice Hickey on 15 December 2016
In the run-up to Christmas, Irish Mammy makes the annual pilgrimage to Dublin on 8 December
By Irish Mammy on 22 December 2016
While it's a great time of the year for most of us, spare a thought for those miserable sods who take offence at the word Christmas, writes Damien O'Reilly.
By Damien O'Reilly on 15 December 2016
Staying well mentally is just as important as staying well physically. With Christmas coming up, we talk to a young rural man whose life took a turn for the better when he reached out for help.
By Margaret Hawkins on 15 December 2016
Event organiser Maria Reidy shares her favourite festive finishing touches to craft a perfect Christmas.
By Contributor on 22 December 2016
Enter your festive farming photos to win a hamper worth €150
We want you to send us your festive photos to be in with a chance to win an Irish Farmers Journal hamper worth over €150.
By Photo Desk on 08 December 2016
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