Rural Life: are you safe in your home?
Jacqueline Hogge
With post-seperation abuse and child-parent violence on the rise, the opening of safe houses for women is offering a lifeline to victims, writes Jacqueline Hogge.
10 July 2024 CL-IFJHome
IFJ Junior: Mart days are a highlight for young Galway farmers
Throughout the summer, our Irish Farmers Journal Junior page will reflect the lives of our youngest readers. This week, Jacqueline Hogge is in Galway with some young sheep and dairy farmers.
3 July 2024 l2
Rural: homeowners making it easier for criminals
Victims of rural crime across the country are supported by a Mayo based charity but Gardaí urge communities to be proactive in protecting themselves and their property, writes Jacqueline Hogge.
IFJ Junior: children give it a hurl for Sounds of Semple
A hurling inspired Haka from Tipperary schoolchildren delivers Sounds of Semple spectacular, writes Jacqueline Hogge.
26 June 2024 l2
Farmer PJ Watson: ‘I’m lucky my employer is very LGBTQ+ positive’
Calls to a national helpline show older people continue to feel the disconnect of being LGBTQ+ in rural Ireland, writes Jacqueline Hogge.
26 June 2024 l2
Tipperary town goes to battle for 'new' residents facing eviction
After five years of successful integration, the people of Borrisokane are fighting the threat of eviction facing 20 families who have come to call north Tipperary home, writes Jacqueline Hogge.
19 June 2024 Features
Family carers ‘abandoned in a broken system’
With over 500,000 people caring for loved ones in the family home, the challenge of balancing care with the needs of the carer is a fight being fought behind closed doors, writes Jacqueline Hogge.
12 June 2024 Features
Sligo woman Gemma Smyth: trading city life for space to breathe
As more people choose country over city living, Sligo woman Gemma Smyth shares her experience of leaving Dublin for a slower pace of life on the Atlantic coast, writes Jacqueline Hogge.
5 June 2024 Features