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Meet the woman who set up an eco-activewear label after moving to a farm
Maria Moynihan
A move from Australia to a farm in Co Kerry inspired Melissa Dwyer to set up her eco activewear label, Meld Apparel, writes Maria Moynihan.
15 March 2022 Features
Bespoke gifting from a family farm in Co Laois
With her bespoke gifting service, Agnes Maher proves that it’s the thought that really counts, in every sense, writes Maria Moynihan
15 March 2022 Features
‘Women on the farm... they’re the unsung heroes’
From Co Armagh, Majella Gollogly’s passion is rural and community development. She explains how this has manifested itself in a new project for farming women. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
House in the Country: applying for planning permission in Co Leitrim
In the third instalment of House in the Country, Declan Sweeney from Co Leitrim shares his story of applying for planning permission on the farm.
2 March 2022 Features
Starting a pedigree beef business at Rocky Island Speckle Parks
For Jan Douglas and Liam Carroll, it was love at first sight; for Speckle Parks, writes Maria Moynihan.
23 February 2022 Features
My Country Living: from the farm to fine dining and fermentation
Rose Greene has been involved in food all her life, whether that’s at home on the farm in Westmeath or cheffing in top restaurants around the world. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
26 January 2022 Features
In Conversion: organic entrants diary
Janine Kennedy catches up with our new entrants as they experience the highs, lows and everything in between associated with becoming organically certified.
27 October 2021 Features
Farming and home renovation in Co Derry
Growing up on a beef farm in Co Armagh, Saoirse McClelland couldn’t see herself farming in the future, but that has all changed now in Co Derry. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
8 September 2021 Features
Editorial: parking small frustrations in light of the bigger picture
This week many people in Ireland are getting back to work, doing their best and putting their best foot forward for their families, their farms and their country. Amii McKeever writes
28 July 2021 Amii
500ac hill farm for sale in Derry
A large farm which is made up of a range of land types is for sale in Co Derry, writes Peter McCann.
7 July 2021 For Sale
‘In Dublin we’re seen as farmers, but in Wicklow we’re seen as Dubs’
From a beef farm near Tallaght, Dublin, Luke Joyce had a good mix of country and city life growing up. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
10 March 2021 Features
Podcast: drawing grass and dumping stones
Between driving a dump truck and drawing silage, Rachel Dermody is making plenty of use of her passion for machinery. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
17 February 2021 Features