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18 January 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country: back to the basics of calf rearing
The calf rearing season is almost upon us. It is important to be prepared and in the right mind-set, writes Katherine O’Leary.
4 January 2023 Around the country
Backchat: Atlantic Irish Fest hits Bundoran
The Atlantic Irish Fest will bring a variety of musical and cultural experiences to the town of Bundoran later this month, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell.
The Energy and Farm Business Show returns for 2023
Providing farmers with insights into the latest revolutionary products transforming the agri-industry, the energy and farm business show is set to take place in July this year, writes Sarah McIntosh.
31 December 2022 News
What to wear to winter race meets
In the countdown to Christmas, stylist Cathy O’Connor will be sharing her fashion finds to create looks to sparkle and shine. This week, it’s all about racewear.
21 December 2022 Fashion
Behind the makings of a community Christmas fair
The town of Roscrea marks the start of the festive season with its popular Christmas fair, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell.
7 December 2022 Features
Backchat: Kenya Ball charity event
The Kenya Ball is an important event for Irish charity Brighter Communities Worldwide, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell
2 November 2022 Features
Backchat: Butler Gallery’s craft fair
Butler Gallery Kilkenny will showcase many Irish handmade crafts and designs with its new craft fair.
26 October 2022 Craft
Life on Knockfierna Hill, Co Limerick
Local historian and auctioneer, Pat O’Donovan, discusses the history of Knockfierna Hill in Co Limerick. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
28 September 2022 Features
‘Family Carer of the Year Awards’ open for nominations
Family Carers Ireland is recognising the outstanding work that family carers do for their loved ones with dedicated awards, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell.
28 September 2022 Health
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
Watch: Kiwi-built liquid foliar spray machine at Ploughing
Peter Thomas Keaveney chats with Leslie Dwyer of FuturAg, who talks around the Kiwi-built Tow and Fert range of liquid foliar spray machines, which debuted at the Ploughing.
23 September 2022 News