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How can I support my bereaved friend at Christmas?
Ask Miriam
Dear Miriam, my friend lost her baby boy this year; how can I support her this Christmas?
7 December 2022 Blog
Margaret Leahy: as good for the head as it is for the backside
Gardening is as much about personal growth and positive mental health as it is about vegetables, writes Margaret Leahy.
7 December 2022 Amii
Editorial: with food commodities, is there more to value now than just euros?
Value is the perceived worth in money of a set of benefits received in exchange for the price paid. But is the dial on what these benefits are assessed on changing, asks Amii McKeever?
Katherine's Country: who's coming?!
Decisions about where to go for Christmas dinner can become difficult as adult children have their own lives, writes Katherine O'Leary.
7 December 2022 Katherine O'Leary
I want to spend Christmas with my own family
Dear Miriam, I want to spend Christmas with my own family, not with my in-laws.
30 November 2022 Ask Miriam
Katherine's Country: women involved in dairying deserve to feel empowered
The inaugural Dairy Women Ireland conference was held last weekend. Katherine O’Leary attended and found that DWI is for absolutely every girl/woman working in dairying.
30 November 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Margaret Leahy: bus 424 has been a game changer for my rural life
Rural transport links - especially those later-night services - lower our dependencies on cars, but also link together our smaller communities, writes Margaret Leahy.
30 November 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Editorial: Christmas consumer sentiment is down but far from out
It’s officially the “most wonderful time of the year”. But in our efforts to make it wonderful are we putting ourselves under undue monetary pressure; writes Amii McKeever?
30 November 2022 Amii
Friends have forgotten my loss
Dear Miriam, I’m still mourning the loss of my mother, but my friends seem to have moved on.
23 November 2022 Ask Miriam
Time to give thanks for friendships
Margaret Leahy gives her view on American Thanksgiving, friendship and the relationships which sustain us.
23 November 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Remembering Vicky Phelan
The best way to honour Vicky is to look after ourselves actively and responsibly, writes Katherine O’Leary.
23 November 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Your choice? ‘Long hours at high intensity’ or work-life balance?
Agri companies are adjusting to work flexibility in an effort to hold staff just as the multinationals start calling employees back in. Who is on the right path?
23 November 2022 Amii