Margaret Leahy: things change, but the feeling of Christmas remains the same
Traditions are passed down, sure, but they also change with each generation - and that's not necessarily a bad thing, writes Margaret Leahy.
6 December 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country: ‘the birth of every baby is special'
I am thrilled to introduce my new grandson – Peter O’Leary, writes Katherine O’Leary.
6 December 2023 Amii
Editorial: cracking Christmas experiences on farms
From handpicking her Christmas tree to meeting the big man in red, Ciara Leahy kicks off the festive season with two farm experiences.
From 'Mart and Market' and live streaming livestock marts to a gingerbread farm
At the Michael Dillon Memorial lecture, Mairéad McGuinness spoke about the legacy of 'cowjack' but there are similarities to her own career in agricultural journalism, writes Ciara Leahy.
29 November 2023 Amii
Katherine's Country: Dairy day – a great day
“There is profit to be made, there has to be otherwise, we are out of business” writes Katherine O’Leary. An interesting Dairy Day inspired farmers with lively discussion and debate.
29 November 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country: Ricky gets croup
While her grandson Ricky is sick with croup, Katherine O'Leary takes the opportunity to teach him how to take tablets like a grown-up and the little boy succeeds.
22 November 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Reaching out and connecting at Christmas
How are you? A simple question, but one that you might be afraid to ask, because what do you say next if the answer is: "I'm struggling to cope," writes Ciara Leahy.
22 November 2023 Amii
Margaret Leahy: what are all these labels telling us?
Margaret Leahy's head was spinning after a recent trip to Canada, where she had a conversation with a supermarket owner about the many food labels and certifications on offer to consumers.
15 November 2023 Features
Editorial: the return to work
It's been one month since I've swapped my sweatshirts for suits and returned to work but there are moments when my head hasn't caught up that my maternity leave is over, writes Ciara Leahy.
15 November 2023 Amii
Editorial: Irish wine making...yes you read that right
Perched on the edge of the Atlantic, we don't have the ideal conditions for wine making but that's not to say there aren't trailblazers in this area, writes Ciara Leahy.
8 November 2023 Blog
Margaret Leahy: blessed are we amongst women
When women come together in their droves, they are a force to be reckoned with, writes Margaret Leahy.
8 November 2023 Features
Katherine's Country: a wedding celebration
Lisa Murray and Ian Kelly celebrated their wedding recently - the reception was held in Kilronan Castle and everyone wished the lovely couple well, writes Katherine O'Leary.
8 November 2023 Katherine O'Leary