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Mairead Lavery
Mairead Lavery

Editor, Irish Country Living

01 419 9500


Mairead Lavery is editor of Irish Country Living. She is a graduate of the University of Limerick and Trinity College. She lives in Shanagolden, Co Limerick with her husband Sean and has three adult children. She has represented IFA on the board of the National Economic and Social Council. She is a former County Chairman of Limerick IFA and represented the county on the IFA Executive Council. Mairead is a former winner of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists National Journalist of the Year Award and won the National Print category on two occasions. She also won the John Healy Award for Regional Journalism. She contributes weekly to Newstalk’s Sean Moncrieff Show and is a regular panellist on The Breakfast Show on Newstalk. She is a regular on TV3’s Midday and MidWeek shows.

I knew if I turned on the television the day would be gone. But, like many others, I eventually succumbed and spent the morning taking in the glamour, writes Mairead Lavery
By Mairead Lavery on 24 May 2018
Mairead Lavery writes about the sense of déjà vu when reading about the CervicalCheck scandal and says that Vicky Phelan is a real hero for standing up to a system which demanded her silence.
By Mairead Lavery on 10 May 2018
With the recent spell of fine weather, Mairead Lavery is now looking forward to the arrival of the swallows and swifts.
By Mairead Lavery on 26 April 2018
This week, Mairead Lavery discusses the sale of Irish beef to China, Brexit and the effects on the Irish border. We also say goodbye to a country music legend Big Tom.
By Mairead Lavery on 19 April 2018
It's important the next generation of young women have role models in the agri sector they can look up to. That is exactly what the Women & Agriculture Awards aim to do, writes Mairead Lavery
By Mairead Lavery on 12 April 2018
It's going to be one expensive winter for farmers if this rain doesn't go away soon. Speaking of adversity, this week's ICL meets a women who has thrived in the face of hard times.
By Mairead Lavery on 05 April 2018
There are times when people have a common cause and turn out in force to support one of their own through a tough period in their life, writes Mairead Lavery
By Mairead Lavery on 29 March 2018
The agricultural community rallied together to raise money for Rickie Healy on Friday night with an auction in Kanturk mart. Mairead Lavery reports.
By Mairead Lavery on 24 March 2018
In this week's editorial, Mairead Lavery is on the road again and it makes her realise the magnitute of the upcoming changes that Brexit will bring to the north-south divide.
By Mairead Lavery on 22 March 2018
After being housebound during the snow storm, Mairead Lavery got on the road again and realised just how a pleasant outing can put a smile on your face.
By Mairead Lavery on 15 March 2018
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