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Editorial comment from Mairead Lavery

Mairead Lavery gives her views on issues concerning rural Ireland.
Writing from her office on Tuesday, Mairead Lavery mulls over the impending snow.
By Mairead Lavery on 01 March 2018
Installing a stove is a decision Mairead Lavery does not regret, despite her initial reservations. It's as cosy as an open fire and costs far less to run
By Mairead Lavery on 22 February 2018
I just don't understand people's fascination with it. Growing up, all it meant was frozen pipes and dangerous farmyards, writes Mairead Lavery
By Mairead Lavery on 15 February 2018
Today, parents have more to worry about and protect their children from than ever before, writes Mairead Lavery as she considers the dangers of social media
By Mairead Lavery on 01 February 2018
A trip to Berlin makes it clear to Mairead Lavery how far behind we are in Ireland when it comes to languages.
By Mairead Lavery on 25 January 2018
Minus the injury, my experience of A&E was a positive one. It's just as important to highlight these experiences as it is the ones of overcrowding and long waits, writes Mairead Lavery
By Mairead Lavery on 18 January 2018
So there it will stay, humming away, wasting electricity – a big clunking reminder of life with children when I was a domestic goddess with a freezer full of treats, writes Mairead Lavery
By Mairead Lavery on 11 January 2018
All those Christmas lights sound like a lot of work. I'm not really a fan unless they're for charity
By Mairead Lavery on 04 January 2018
On behalf of all in Irish Country Living, I wish our readers a very happy Christmas.
By Mairead Lavery on 21 December 2017
We are carrying out intern interviews and I'm blown away by the strong work ethic of the young candidates - they are a real credit to their parents
By Mairead Lavery on 07 December 2017
Now is too important a time in Ireland's history for us to be saddled with a general election, writes Mairead Lavery.
By Mairead Lavery on 30 November 2017
The level of verbal abuse and bullying that passes for comment on social media is rightly being called out. But what concerns me even more is how mobile phones are being used when it comes to teens
By Mairead Lavery on 23 November 2017
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