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Ciara Leahy
Ciara Leahy

Consumer Editor, Irish Country Living

01 419 9500


Ciara O’Kelly is the Consumer Editor with Irish Country Living. In this role, she covers a broad range of financial issues relevant to families in rural Ireland. From household bills, scamming and food prices to finding the best health insurance package, it’s all covered in the consumer pages of Irish Country Living. As a result, she regularly speaks about the topic on local radio stations. Ciara also writes features covering all aspects of rural life, and as a self confessed book worm, produces the book pages in the supplement. Ciara who hails from Cork, has a degree in English and Sociology from UCC, a Masters in Public Relations and is currently completing a Masters in Management in Smurfit Business School, UCD.

Determined to get the best deal in your health insurance? Ciara Leahy speaks to expert Dermot Goode after his successful talk at our Women & Agriculture conference.
By Ciara Leahy on 16 November 2017
A fusion of important topics, poignant moments and plenty of laughs made this year’s Women & Agriculture conference one to remember, writes Ciara Leahy.
By Ciara Leahy on 02 November 2017
It’s a long way to Tipperary from the Hollywood hills but chef Stuart O’Keeffe enjoys the best of both worlds as cooks up a storm State side, writes Ciara Leahy.
By Ciara Leahy on 26 October 2017
Shopping for Halloween? Don’t get any frights with these top tips on safety and saving money, writes Ciara Leahy.
By Ciara Leahy on 26 October 2017
Healthier Treats for Kids
Make the midterm deliciously fun with these healthier treats for kids prepared by Sharon Hearne Smith.
By Ciara Leahy on 02 November 2017
Looking to pursue a career in butchery? Ciara Leahy finds out more about the James Whelan Butchers Academy.
By Ciara Leahy on 19 October 2017
Funerals can cost in excess of €4,000, but who will be picking up the bill for you, asks Ciara Leahy.
By Ciara Leahy on 19 October 2017
The Women & Agriculture Conference 2017 is brought to you by the Irish Farmers Journal in association with FBD Insurance and Sherry FitzGerald.
By Ciara Leahy on 19 October 2017
VHI cuts health insurance premiums but you can still save more, writes Ciara Leahy
By Ciara Leahy on 12 October 2017
The very best in Irish food was celebrated at the Blás na hEireann awards last weekend and Ciara Leahy was there to experience it all
By Ciara Leahy on 05 October 2017
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