The Front Row: music and shows to celebrate life and living
Leo Powell
There’s a plethora of great music events in the new season at the National Concert Hall, writes Leo Powell.
22 May 2024 Living Life
Chef Anna Haugh: 'dairy was always a huge part of our diet'
For Anna Haugh, cooking is in her bones and sharing is her nature. Now, in her debut cookbook, she shares recipes that come straight from the heart and her family table, writes Dee Laffan.
22 May 2024 Books
The Front Row: enjoy the ultimate summer playlist with festival of sounds
For young and old, Leo Powell has some cultural recommendations for summer.
The Book Corner
A ‘lost’ novel that looks at the effects of betrayal and damaging secrets is Leo Powell’s pick of the month.
10 April 2024 Living Life
Children’s books bus tour from Malin Head to Mizen Head
The Whole Wild World Bus Tour will set off on an 1,400km journey to inspire young readers across the country and ignite their imaginations, writes Grace Hanna.
10 April 2024 Living Life
Therapy reading: ‘I started the project for my own wellbeing’
Have you ever read a book that really left an impression? Author Katie O’Donoghue writes children’s books in which the stories go a lot deeper than they first appear, writes Dee Laffan.
27 March 2024 Living Life
Katherine in the Country: 'time to nuture creativity'
A costume was needed for World Book Day, so it was time for granny and grandson to get creative, writes Katherine O’Leary.
13 March 2024 Katherine O'Leary
The Book Corner
Drug dealing criminals operating in Ballina – Wild Horses by Colin Barrett will capture the attention of people well beyond the west.
6 March 2024 Living Life
Health: fall in love... with yourself
Valentine's Day is all about love – the focus is primarily on couples and romance. It can be a difficult day for those who are single and looking for someone special, writes Claire Lyons Forde.
7 February 2024 Health
Leo Powell's book corner
In this first instalment of his new column focusing on books, Leo Powell takes us through his recent favourite reads and a classic worth revisiting.
31 January 2024 Living Life
Christmas bumper quiz: week 2
Time for week two of the Irish Country Living Christmas quiz so turn off the TV, put down your phone, grab the snacks and gather around the kitchen table.
27 December 2023 Books