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An Italian man living in the Gaeltacht with fluent Irish
Anne O'Donoghue
Andrea Palandri’s roots are very firmly in Italy and Scotland, but his branches have now reached Ireland, living in the Gaeltacht as a fluent Irish speaker, writes Anne O’Donoghue
6 April 2022 Careers
When your science degree leads to something completely new
Following his interest in science has paid off for Kevin Ryan, who works with the Irish Bioeconomy Foundation, writes Ilka Denker.
30 March 2022 Amii
Going native in our hedgerows: flowers and their symbolism
Is your native hedgerow more of a 'decorative naturalistic hedgerow?' And in terms of biodiversity, what difference does it make? Amii McKeever asks the experts.
Damien O’Reilly: language a stumbling block for the Irish
We are losing out by our lack of ability to speak another European language, writes Damien O’Reilly.
15 March 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Ireland shares a sad tradition of being forced to flee our country
As a people, we can relate to being forced to leave our country, on the feast day of one of Ireland early refugees, St Patrick, we sadly welcome those who do not wish to come.
15 March 2022 Amii
The importance of female representation in politics
In a panel discussion this week, Shona Murray and Mary Regan reminded us of how important policy change to increase the number women in politics, writes Ilka Denker.
9 March 2022 Features
Working in the recruitment industry? It helps if you have a background in ag
Martin Frayne is co-founder of Irish recruitment company Protential Resources. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, he chats with Ilka Denker about his career path and current recruitment
9 March 2022 Careers
ICL cooks for Ukraine: try these delicious varenyky to offer your support
Varenyky are Ukrainian dumplings often filled with potato and served with bacon and onions - what's not to love about that combination, asks Janine Kennedy.
8 March 2022 Recipes
Damien’s Diary: it simply doesn’t add up
If we demand higher standards from farmers for their products we should be prepared to pay for it, writes Damien O’Reilly.
16 February 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Do we need to change our attitude when it come to organics?
Research indicates that it’s not just policy or financial matters which affect our attitude to organics and ecological farming methods; it’s also a matter of perception, writes Janine Kennedy.
9 February 2022 Features
My Country Living: from the farm to fine dining and fermentation
Rose Greene has been involved in food all her life, whether that’s at home on the farm in Westmeath or cheffing in top restaurants around the world. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
26 January 2022 Features
Blog: on a farm, life is full of major and minor triumphs and disappointments
Hannah Bolger is reminded of the fields of sun-drenched tulips she saw on a trip to the Netherlands in her youth. They might be her favourite, but daffodils are in plenty supply on the farm too.
15 April 2021 Blog