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Colour, crowds, fun and puddles – Ploughing back with a bang
Katherine O'Leary
The mood of farmers was upbeat and enthusiastic at the Ploughing Championships.
28 September 2022 Ask Miriam
Our daughter has come out as gay; how can we support her?
Dear Miriam, my daughter has come out as gay, but I worry for her future. How can we support her?
28 September 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes steady despite factory talk
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
Editorial:Taking plans off paper and into reality more important than the launch
A positive ploughing atmosphere with plenty of launches from plans to tackle rural crime to grants for derelict buildings. We need to get to Laois more often. Writes Amii McKeever.
28 September 2022 Features
Ag science has big challenges but plenty of opportunities ahead
Critics of the ag-food sector often don’t realise how many talented scientists are quietly working behind the scenes to help solve our biggest problems.
28 September 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Miriam: ‘only child’ comments hurt
Dear Miriam, how should I cope with hurtful comments about my only child?
21 September 2022 Ask Miriam
Damien’s Diary: democracy under pressure
Worrying political trends in other parts of the world should serve as a warning sign for protecting Irish democracy.
21 September 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Katherine’s Country: tackling the stiffness issues
There is an exercise programme out there to suit anyone, writes Katherine O'Leary - you just have to find the right one.
21 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Beef Trends: factories tighten grip on trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
21 September 2022 Markets
Gender-specific policy decisions? Good, bad or insulting?
Views differ on higher rates of grant aid and funding for female only discussion groups but the challenge remains - to always try to make things better.
21 September 2022 Amii
Katherine’s Country: finding the rhythm of the school year
A new school year begins and Katherine’s grandson Ricky starts playschool with enthusiasm.
14 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
My daughter does not want to live with her grandaunt
My daughter does not want to live with her grandaunt for her first year in college.
14 September 2022 Ask Miriam