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Updates and blogs from Irish Country Living

Daily updates, news, opinions and blogs from Irish Country Living and contributors.
Charlie's Corner: mad for grass
Charlie Hackett is a 13-year-old student from Co Offaly and he lives on the farm with his parents Pippa and Mark.
By Contributor on 14 August 2017
Charlie's corner: lambing left right and centre
Between lambing and calving as well as a new sheepdog, it's a very busy time on Charlie Hackett's family farm.
By Contributor on 27 April 2017
Is there a touch of early summer in the air? After all, we are only a few days away from the first of May. But safety still has to be the priority, writes Maura Canning.
By Contributor on 27 April 2017
This week, Irish Mammy is getting to know Leon St James, Jennifer and Declan's celebrant, ahead of wedding she hopes won't go ahead.
By Contributor on 06 April 2017
Charlie's corner: a tale of two dogs
There was some drama at the Hackett farm this month between Storm Doris and the loss of a beloved sheepdog called Tess.
By on 23 March 2017
If you are having too much or too little sleep, Animo TV want to hear from you!
By Matthew Halpin on 23 March 2017
The ‘Couples Coping’ study has been designed to examine and understand the effects on parents and families caring for children with non-physical disabilities.
By Matthew Halpin on 23 March 2017
Little bumps this lambing season at Waterfall Farm
There's always some form of hiccup every lambing season, writes Hannah Bolger.
By Contributor on 28 February 2017
Charlie's corner: spring is well and truly in the air
There was a lime delivery to the organic Hackett farm this week and there's not much relaxing for Charlie over his mid-term break.
By on 24 February 2017
Charlie’s Corner: a wonderful start to the New Year
Charlie Hackett takes us through what’s been happening on the farm over Christmas and into the New Year.
By on 23 January 2017
Fishwives + Barley, Asparagus and Smoked Trout Salad
Caroline Hennessy profiles Mag Kirwan, a force of nature and the woman behind Goatsbridge Trout Farm in Co Kilkenny, and talks us through a lovely recipe for Barley, Asparagus and Smoked Trout Salad.
By Contributor on 13 January 2017
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
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