'I was so lucky to survive... I just knew I had to write this book.'
Maria Moynihan
Author Claire Shiells talks to Maria Moynihan about the books that have inspired her, the ‘now or never’ moment to write her first novel, After Dad; and her favourite fictional romantic lead
2 November 2022 Country Sound
The farmer’s son from Dublin to the Fields of Athenry
Paddy Reilly grew up working on farms in and around Dublin and his music career shot to fame with the song, The Fields of Athenry, writes Michael Commins.
14 September 2022 Around the country
Your good causes around the country
In this instalment of good causes, we’re putting a particular focus on events and initiatives that are fundraising for cancer and children’s supports.
Celebration cakes and bakes from Hazel Mountain
Chocolatier and third generation baker, Kasha Connolly, shares two of her favourite celebration cakes from her latest cookbook.
31 August 2022 Recipes
Donal Ryan writing on the countryside that inspires him
With his latest novel recently on shelves, Donal Ryan writes exclusively for Irish Country Living on why and how his native north Tipperary inspires and informs his writing.
31 August 2022 Living Life
The book business with Rachel Drury
Having reached her lowest ebb dealing with colitis, Rachel Drury found a way back and decided to write a book on the experience. Now she has her own online book marketplace.
27 July 2022 Features
Take 10 with crime writer, Catherine Kirwan
Ahead of the West Cork Literary Festival, crime writer Catherine Kirwan talks to Maria Moynihan about her farm background, getting a book deal, her favourite sleuth; and her advice to would-be writers.
29 June 2022 Features