What’s on: Brigid events in Kildare and Tipperary this weekend
Caitríona Bolger
A host of events are taking place this weekend to celebrate the life and legacy of St Brigid. Caitríona Bolger takes a look at what is happening in Kildare and Tipperary.
1 February 2023 Features
Mother and trucker Aine O'Brien on livestock haulage, hunting and childcare
Aine O’Brien is a livestock haulier from New Ross in Co Wexford. She talks to Caitríona Bolger about life on the road, switching off at the weekend and working with family.
1 February 2023 Features
Beekeeping: Some thoughts on getting started
Curious about having your own pot of honey on the breakfast table? Willie O’Byrne shares his thoughts on what prompts people to take up this interest.
Swim for a Mile – working together to reach individual goals
To say you can swim a mile is an accomplishment that is easier to reach than you think, especially with support from the professionals at Swim Ireland, writes Caitríona Bolger.
1 February 2023 Sport
What’s On: Events around the country for this inaugural national holiday
Caitríona Bolger has a roundup of events taking place this week from an age friendly friendly roadshow in Kildare to festivals celebrating Brigid.
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Lá Fhéile Bríde: honoring established traditions and welcoming the spring time
Caitríona Bolger takes a look at what is on as the country prepares for a historic public holiday next weekend.
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‘Nostalgia and sweet country music coming up in Longford and the City of Tribes’
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25 January 2023 Country Sound
Gardening with Gerry: choosing vegetables to grow and pruning fruit trees
Knowing which vegetables are related is important when planning your vegetable garden this year writes Gerry Daly
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Herstory: lighting up the country for Brigid’s Day
As we look towards our first national holiday celebrating the women of Ireland, Melanie Lynch, founder and CEO of Herstory, is looking forward to lighting up buildings in honour of Brigid.
25 January 2023 Living Life
‘Ursula Jacob on what the new sponsorship deal for the camogie association means
Wexford camogie star Ursula Jacob is dancing at the crossroads to have such an endorsement for today’s young camogie players.
25 January 2023 Sport
Family farming in Templetuohy: how it started and how it is going
Tom Butler, is a mixed farmer from Templetuohy, Co Tipperary. Here, he shares his thoughts on country living with Caitríona Bolger.
25 January 2023 Features
Begley: etched into the land
A simple etching in the sand on Salthill strand in honour of the late trad musician, Séamus Begley, has seen similar tributes sweep across the globe, writes Caitríona Bolger.
20 January 2023 Features