Over 40% of veterinary professionals experiencing ‘abnormal’ stress levels
Barry Murphy
A Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) mental health study found that veterinary nurses and vets in non-managerial roles experience higher anxiety levels.
9 March 2022 Health
Psychotherapist Enda Murphy tackles the topic of teen suicide
Enda Murphy, psychotherapist and director of, examines the topic of teenage suicide and asks what can communities do in response
1 January 2022 News
Over €200,000 for DCU farmer mental health research
Farmers are more at risk of mental health issues and also less likely to seek help. This project aims to address the problem.
Meat and dairy gets a Trinity research boost
Low levels vitamin B12, which is found in animal proteins, is linked to depressive symptoms in older adults.
15 December 2021 Dealer
It takes strength to show weakness in public
Two events with two Ministers of State two weeks apart, but sharing one goal - to promote mental wellbeing in the farming and wider rural community.
18 September 2021 News
Mental Health: Alcoholic parent, anxious child
Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional families (ACOA) is the reason behind most anxiety and depression that you’ve never heard of, Writes Psychotherapist Enda Murphy.
30 June 2021 Health
Men's Sheds: life-changing experience
Joining Limavady Men’s Shed, Co Derry, turned Roy Brown's life around and now he is giving back.
2 June 2021 Craft
ICL Podcast #14: help for the families of depression sufferers
A reader has written to us regarding her husband who is depressed and the affect it is having on her and their children.
22 April 2021 Podcast
Farming: you will miss that when it’s gone
Some things are replaceable, some are ‘When it’s gone, it’s gone’. If Ireland loses another agricultural product, or the producers of that product, it will not be replaced.
21 April 2021 Amii
Podcast: Help for the families of people with depression
A reader has written to us regarding her husband who suffers from depression and the effect it is having on her and their children. We have asked Claire Forde, a counsellor from Kerry, to respond
21 April 2021 Features
Podcast: Dragons' Den, Game of Thrones and country life with Claire Hunter
From Belfast, but living on a farm in Armoy, Co Antrim, Claire Hunter is business woman who’s not afraid to take a chance. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
7 April 2021 Features
February focuses on sexual health
For the month of February, the Macra na Feirme’s Rural Youth Calendar is focusing on sexual health.
3 February 2021 Community