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Steps to success: the joy of a routine
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Getting back to normality after a busy summer has its benefits, writes entrepreneur and small business expert Caroline Murphy.
28 September 2022 Features
Shining a light for rural entrepreneurship at Solas
What was once a part of David Maher’s family farm is now home to a one-of-a-kind garden centre and food court made out of 40 upcycled containers in Co Laois, writes Maria Moynihan
28 September 2022 Careers
Does your business need to report its gender pay gap?
The gender pay gap is currently sitting at around 14% with women losing out, writes Fiona Alston.
Consumer: The increasing cost of rural hospitality
Rural hospitality business barely had time to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic before being hit with huge overhead increases. How will they manage over the winter?
28 September 2022 Consumer
Meet The Maker: Susan Furniss Radley of Dust + Rock
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan talks to Susan Furniss Radley of Dust+Rock, the Waterford-based creator of the original wrist pocket.
21 September 2022 Features
Corresponding with the Queen from Co Monaghan
Elizabeth McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth II shared more than just a first name, writes Naomi Hamilton-O'Donnell.
19 September 2022 Features
Meet The Maker: The Messy Brunette
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan talks to Maura Bourke of The Messy Brunette, who creates handmade wooden jewellery in Co Tipperary.
14 September 2022 Features
Take 10 with Breda Leahy, Director of Curtains Direct
Director of Curtains Direct Breda Leahy talks to Maria Moynihan about being in business for over 40 years, the best advice she got along the way, interior trends; and her quirkiest commissions.
7 September 2022 Features
Business in the Burren: a rising tide lifts all boats
The Burren Eco-Tourism Network (BEN) was set up by businesses to promote sustainable tourism in the area. Working together has seen the Burren go from strength-to-strength, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
7 September 2022 Living Life
Meet The Maker: Anna Sheehan, co-founder of ReFunk upcycling
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan talks to Anna Sheehan, co-founder of ReFunk furniture upcycling.
7 September 2022 Features
Meet The Maker: Martyna Potocka of The Little Big Moments
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan talks to Martyna Potocka of The Little Big Moments, who creates unique baby gifts and keepsakes in Co Cork
30 August 2022 Features
Community Rising: Billy’s Tea Rooms
We visit Billy’s Tea Rooms in Ballyhale, Co Kilkenny, a co-operative serving up over 1,500 breakfasts a month and reversing rural decline in the process, writes Amii McKeever.
24 August 2022 Features