Editorial: That phishing text got me hook, line and sinker
Ciara Leahy
If it seems too good to be true, then it’s probably a scam, as Ciara Leahy found out.
10 July 2024 Editorial
Editorial: the farm diversification stories just keep on coming
The Energy and Farm Diversification Show has plenty of information for someone who has an idea or a concept that they are trying to bring to a commercial reality, writes Ciara Leahy.
3 July 2024 Editorial
Editorial: first-time buyers encouraged to avail of the VPRG
The Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant has proved to be so popular, there are now too-shoots schemes to encourage more to sign up, writes Ciara Leahy.
IFJ Junior: mini Masterchefs cookin’ up a storm
Summer is a great time to learn how to cook. Aileen Cox Blundell has two delicious recipes that you can practise in the kitchen
26 June 2024 News
Editorial: the voices of our farming juniors
While many small farmers are considering getting out of the industry, there are still plenty of young people enthusiastic about their future in farming, writes Ciara Leahy.
26 June 2024 Editorial
Consumer: 'Cruel Summer' for hotel prices
Major music acts are taking to the stage this summer, but with some hotels charging double for rooms, these concerts are becoming unaffordable for many, writes Ciara Leahy.
26 June 2024 Consumer
Travel: a taste of Valencia
From fine dining to family bodegas with rustic charm, Valencia has something for everyone, writes Michelle Jackson.
19 June 2024 Travel
Editorial: Pre-school graduation day
Rural pre-schools are struggling since the Core Funding model was introduced in 2022, writes Ciara Leahy.
19 June 2024 Editorial
Editorial: family working together
Families working together isn't always easy and there can be difficult days. However, there are also good days when it's a privilege; it's one to remember on Father's Day, writes Ciara Leahy.
12 June 2024 Editorial
Over 8,000 applications to the vacant house grant
As of the start of June, 375 applicants have drawn the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant, writes Ciara Leahy.
12 June 2024 News
Editorial: the road home
We're used to hearing stories of young people immigrating, but there are also the stories of people returning home to rural Ireland and they need to be told too, writes Ciara Leahy.
5 June 2024 Editorial
Editorial: blooming inspiration
For nearly six decades, the previous owners of our home nurtured and cared for our beautiful garden, and I feel we must continue their legacy, writes Ciara Leahy.
29 May 2024 Editorial