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Ask Miriam: ‘can I ask my friend to help with petrol money?’
Ask Miriam
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who is wondering how to ask a friend to share costs on days out.
Katherine O'Leary: 'if the infection is severe, an animal can lose their sight’
Monitoring is critical when there is a change in an animal’s diet, such as the move to grass. The next hurdle is preventing summer scour, writes Katherine O’Leary.
22 May 2024 Editorial
Editorial: voting for who to represent us at European level matters
Your vote shapes our future in Europe. Make sure your voice is heard, writes Ciara Leahy.
Desperate Farmwife: Clarkson is not alone in ‘farming the unfarmed’
Jeremy Clarkson did not invent ‘farming the unfarmed’ – Irish women on farms have been masters at it for centuries, writes our Desperate Farmwife, as she looks forward to continuing the tradition.
22 May 2024 Features
Ask Miriam: 'I don't want to ask my sister-in-law to be godmother'
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who does not want to ask her husband's only sister to be their baby's godmother.
15 May 2024 Ask Miriam
Katherine O'Leary: my heart skips a beat when I see the lights on next door
Tolerance and respect are necessary to allow any relationship to flourish and I continue to work on them with my own family as we begin a new era, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Editorial: the eyesore that is campaign posters
With many candidates declaring their commitment to sustainability and the environment, should we not be phasing out campaign posters, writes Ciara Leahy.
15 May 2024 Editorial
Editorial: WhatsApp group configurations
WhatsApp groups have become a sociological spectacle fusing all the different social permutations in your life, writes Ciara Leahy.
8 May 2024 Editorial
Magaret Leahy: the rain in Spain is not falling on the plains
We have too much rain while in Spain they have droughts. Irish growers are competing with Spanish imports and Spanish growers are competing with Moroccan imports, writes Margaret Leahy.
8 May 2024 Blog
Katherine O'Leary: ‘I first met my mother-in-law Lil, 46 years ago’
Lil O’Leary died this week at the age of 96. She will be fondly remembered by her family, her 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Dear Miriam: 'should we attend the wedding of our daughter's ex?'
This week, Miriam hears from a reader who is torn on whether or not to attend the wedding of their neighbours' son, as the groom-to-be is also her daughter's ex-boyfriend'
8 May 2024 Ask Miriam
Editorial: every number behind the scoliosis scandal is that of a child in pain
Two young boys tell two powerful stories in this week's Irish Country Living. One is heartbreaking, the other heartwarming and our readers need to hear both, writes Ciara Leahy.
1 May 2024 Editorial