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Too much screentime at granny’s
Ask Miriam
Dear Miriam, my mother-in-law relies too much on screentime when babysitting our son.
25 January 2023 Features
No talking shop, a results based dialogue
Charged by Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue with convening a dialogue on women in agriculture - farmers in particular - Mary Coughlan wants tangible results. Amii McKeever writes.
18 January 2023 Amii
The fifth and seventh days of 2023 brought both spiritual celebration and grief
Religious ceremonies were celebrated by Amii McKeever’s family as the new year began. These occasions coincided with a pope’s buried and a ceasefire to respect a religious day being ignored.
My children are planning a surprise birthday; but I don’t want it
Dear Miriam, I don't want my children to organise a ‘surprise’ birthday party for me.
18 January 2023 Ask Miriam
My partner wants to expand the farm: what do I need to consider?
Not really involved in the farm but your partner is talking about expansion … these are the things you need to be aware of, writes Jerry O’Neill.
18 January 2023 Features
‘We’re just engaged, but my future mother-in-law is already interfering’
Dear Miriam, I want to have a small wedding but my future mother-in-law has other ideas
11 January 2023 Ask Miriam
Katherine’s Country: having to take my own advice
Katherine O’Leary had to take her own advice and not stress about who was around the Christmas dinner table when sickness visited the family.
11 January 2023 Katherine O'Leary
It’s time to make the most out of our PRSI
While most employed people pay PRSI, many of us aren’t availing of the benefits this contribution entitles us to.
11 January 2023 Consumer
A week in the country: rural rhyme, hart’s tongue fern and pies
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
4 January 2023 Features
Margaret Leahy: is keeping a journal really worth all the trouble?
When you do something to de-stress and it ends up causing you stress, is it time to call it a day? Margaret Leahy writes
28 December 2022 Features
Katherine’s Country: we never know what tomorrow brings
2022 was a rollercoaster of emotions for the O’Learys that included a funeral, a wedding and a transplant.
28 December 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Margaret Leahy: Christmas memories - the good and sad - live on in our hearts
Your first Christmas married, your first Christmas abroad, your first Christmas with kids - these are the memories which stick with you forever. Margaret Leahy writes.
21 December 2022 Features