My Country Living: ‘I love writing ... It’s a passion’
Anne O'Donoghue
From a young age Anne Frehill loved reading and writing, but it was only recently that she took the bull by the horns and published two novels. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
31 August 2022 Living Life
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.
17 August 2022 Features
John Connell: exploring the hinterland of the heart
In an extract from his new memoir, The Stream of Everything, John Connell explores the hinterland of the heart as he canoes down the Camlin River with his friend, Peter.
The ‘agri’-ment of James Joyce
To mark Bloomsday, a celebration of Irish literary great James Joyce, Philip Joyce, James Joyce’s grand-nephew, takes a look at agricultural references in Ulysses.
15 June 2022 Living Life
Take 10 with Listowel Writers' Week Chairperson, Catherine Moylan
Ahead of Listowel Writers’ Week, Maria Moynihan talks to Chairperson Catherine Moylan about living in John B Keane country, her festival highlights, summer reads; and asks if she ever abandons a book?
25 May 2022 Features
From the Civil Service to crime thrillers
With her youngest starting school, Amy Cronin had more time. So she decided to pick up on a chapter of a novel she had written 10 years previously. That book is now on shelves, writes Anne O'Donoghue
18 May 2022 Living Life
Take 10 with cookbook editor and publisher Kristin Jensen
Cookbook publisher Kristin Jensen talks to Maria Moynihan about her earliest food memory, setting up Blasta Books, crowd-funding; and her current tipple of choice.
11 May 2022 Features
‘Maybe I will start a grass measuring business’
Although not fully ‘horse’ retired, ex-jockey Pat Collins’s day job is now grass measurement –alongside dairy calf to beef and tillage farming. He speaks to Amii McKeever about keeping all the balls in the air.
27 April 2022 Features