Agri Careers: cultivating growth at the Midlands Prison
Caitríona Bolger
Caitríona Bolger pays a visit to Portlaoise to learn about the talent and productivity taking place behind the walls of the Midlands – the country’s largest prison.
26 July 2023 Features
My country living: not every dog will make the grade
In conversation with Caitríona Bolger, Civil Defence volunteer and canine handler Mark Condon discusses his work with search and rescue dog, Scooby, in Goatenbridge, Co Tipperary.
12 July 2023 Living Life
Getaway ideas for a summer break
A change is as good as a rest. With that in mind, the team at Irish Country Living have complied some suggestions if you have a window of opportunity to get away for a short break.
Meet Ultan Conlon: the singer-songwriter at home in east Galway
Singer-songwriter, Ultan Conlon discusses his Unlikely Likeable tour, from his home in Ahascragh, Co Galway. In conversation with Caitríona Bolger.
12 July 2023 Features
A summer’s evening with the All-Ireland Jiving Champions
Caitríona Bolger meets the All-Ireland Jiving Champions 2023, Nadine Byrne and Noel Price as their social dancing classes in Avoca community hall, Co Wicklow gathers pace.
12 July 2023 Living Life
Stone Masonry in west Wicklow: meet Petra O’Flaherty
Petra O’Flaherty, from Ballyknockan, Co Wicklow is the first registered female stonemason apprentice in Ireland for over 30 years. In conversation with Caitríona Bolger.
5 July 2023 Features
Composing a summer of festivals in west Cork
With the 2023 West Cork Chamber Music festival in full swing, Caitríona Bolger spoke with festival founder Francis Humphrys as he prepares for the 27th year of this renowned summer event.
Still rockin’ like a wagon wheel: Living Life with Nathan Carter
Car crazy Nathan Carter shares his rural favourites with Caitríona Bolger.
28 June 2023 Living Life
Celebrating 60 years of showing ponies in Killusty
PRO of Killusty pony show, Orla Walsh is looking forward to the 60th anniversary of the event taking place on her family farm next Saturday. In conversation with Caitríona Bolger.
21 June 2023 Features
Special Olympics World Games 2023: Equestrian Team Ireland
This week, there are over 100 people representing Ireland at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin. Caitríona Bolger met the equestrian team and supporters at their final training session.
21 June 2023 Living Life
From Tullamore to Vietnam: crop growing with Eveline Gill
Eveline Gill from Tullamore, Co Offaly, featured on RTÉ’s Faraway Fields when she travelled to the mountainous region of Vietnam. Here she shares her experience with Caitríona Bolger.
14 June 2023 Features
Staycationing in north Mayo and Sligo with your dog
For a holiday at home with your dog this summer, north Mayo and west Sligo has oodles of space, scenery and sights to enjoy. Caitríona Bolger packed the car and Ruby came along for the adventure.
14 June 2023 Travel