Farming and food meets art and community at The Barna Way
Maria Moynihan
At The Barna Way in Co Kerry, Lisa Fingleton and Rena Blake are creating a special sanctuary where their love of nature meets their commitment to community and art, writes Maria Moynihan.
8 June 2022 Living Life
Healing brushstrokes - the art of MS
Chief subeditor and designer of Irish Country Living, Rosie Farrell, was also one of the artists featured at the exhibition. Here she shares her story
8 June 2022 Living Life
Artists living with MS exhibit work
Art has always been a part of Seamus Burke’s life. However, when he was diagnosed with MS it was his saviour, allowing him to express his feelings, writes Anne O’Donoghue
Meet The Maker: artist and illustrator Linda Schaefer
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan talks to Co Kildare-based artist and illustrator Linda Schaefer of Wild Paper Studio
18 May 2022 Features
My Country Living: ‘making art about farming has been cathartic’
From sheep farming to art and lecturing, Orla Barry has many strings to her bow. She discusses her life and work on the farm in conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
20 April 2022 Features
Artist Martin Gale discusses his painting career
Martin Gale initially decided to attend art college for fun, but once he smelled the oil paint, he was hooked in pursuing the path of painting, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
13 April 2022 Living Life
Meet The Maker: artist Kim Gaffney
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan talks to landscape and wildlife artist Kim Gaffney, who is based in Oldcastle, Co Meath.
13 April 2022 Features
My Country Living: shepherd a big believer in art as therapy
Krisztina Rozanich is both an artist and a farmer. She has combined both these elements in a tribute to Ukraine. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
30 March 2022 Features
Meet The Maker: glass artist Sophie Longwill
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan talks to award-winning glass artist Sophie Longwill.
16 March 2022 Features
Fireside Miscellany: Oscar Wilde and his tragic Monaghan connection
On a visit to Drumsnatt cemetery in Co Monaghan, Denis O'Higgins saw a gravestone embossed with an iconic name. He was thus inspired to find out what had happened to the tragic Wilde sisters in 1871.
15 March 2022 Living Life
My Country Living with art teacher Amanda Bentley Curran
Having moved from Bermuda to Barrow after falling for a butcher, artist Amanda Bentley Curran has found everything she needs to inspire her on the Kerry coast. In conversation with Maria Moynihan.
9 March 2022 Features
From thinning tresses to adult acne, beauty writer Dolly Buckley shares her tips
This month, make-up artist Dolly Buckley tackles the most common beauty conundrums
2 March 2022 Features