Carrie Acheson, the voice behind the Ploughing, RIP
Anne O'Donoghue
From the public address at the Ploughing, to a career in both politics and farm machinery, Carrie Acheson covered a lot of ground in life. She spoke with Anne O’Donoghue at Ploughing 2022.
30 November 2022 Living Life
Lights, camera, action: behind the scenes on Ros na Rún
Anne O’Donoghue goes behind the scenes on Ros na Rún, Ireland’s only rural soap
23 November 2022 Feature
IFJ Junior: ‘Don’t squeeze the udder too hard and you’ll be grand’
At the age of 11, Alan Fitzpatrick from Co Clare is already an able milker. He talks to Anne O’Donoghue about his favourite jobs and favourite time of year on the farm.
Meet the farmer who will be buried on his own land
Martin Neary from Co Mayo will be buried privately on his own land and has bequeathed his farm to the public, turning it into a woodland park. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
23 November 2022 Features
Female farmers take to the small screen, the focus of a new TG4 series
A new TG4 series, Mná na Talún, will focus on the lives of four female farmers, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
23 November 2022 Living Life
Walking from Mayo to Dublin for Motor Neuron Disease
When the late Eugene Loftus was diagnosed with motor neuron disease, he and his wife Marie Loftus faced it head-on, together. Marie speaks with Anne O’Donoghue about this journey and giving back
16 November 2022 Features
Covering Connemara and the Aran Islands as a vet
John Mulligan is a Connemara-based vet whose practice covers as far out as the Aran Islands. He speaks in conversation with Anne O’Donoghue about his work.
16 November 2022 Features
Meet the Offaly farmer who has run 600 marathons
Co Offaly farmer Larry Rigney ran his 600th marathon in Dublin in recent weeks. He speaks in conversation with Anne O’Donoghue about life on and off the road.
9 November 2022 Features
Pantos back on stage this Christmas
With pantos returning to the stage this Christmas, Anne O’Donoghue has a flavour of what’s on around the country.
9 November 2022 Living Life
‘My dream was to be a Kilkenny hurler and play on the hurling team’
Kilkenny star Grace Walsh wanted to be a hurler as a young child, but that dream changed in her teenage years when she was exposed to the might of the Cats’ camogie team, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
9 November 2022 Living Life
What’s on in the cinema this weekend
If you are considering a trip to the cinema this weekend, here’s a flavour of what’s on the big screen.
4 November 2022 Living Life
My Country Living: fighting cocks, paid in geese and 12 in the family
Tom Byrne speaks in conversation with Anne O’Donoghue about the stories in his new book, Three Miles of Road, which details the characters and events of his youth in Co Carlow
2 November 2022 Living Life