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Wheelchair users ‘want equal access, not special treatment’
Maria Moynihan
Advocating for equal access for wheelchair users inspires the adventures of tillage farmer Michael Hennessy and his wife Leona Tuck of The Struggle Is Wheel.
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.
11 January 2023 Features
Meet the Co Waterford bakery taking 'farm to fork' to new heights
Dún Artisan Bakery is making waves on Co Waterford’s Copper Coast; taking a circular approach to their thriving food business.
A story of faith, hope and feathers
Margaret Farrelly never thought that she could write a book; but she hopes her life story will encourage other farm women to believe in themselves.
28 December 2022 Features
This woman is telling the story of Co Sligo... through shellfish
Aisling Kelly Hunter owns and operates Sligo Oyster Experience, which takes visitors through the 'shelly' history of Co Sligo and finishes on her family's own oyster farm. Janine Kennedy writes.
14 December 2022 News
Legal: when is it worth doing the Green Cert?
When is it worth doing the Green Cert; and when is it not? Agri-solicitor Aisling Meehan writes.
30 November 2022 Features
Northern Irish ice cream producers heading south with InterTradeIreland grant
Draynes Farm in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, have been dairying since the 1930s and - up to now - their business has grown organically, writes Janine Kennedy.
30 November 2022 Consumer
Excelling at egg production
Alex Eivers has spent the last two years studying the efficiency and sustainability of egg production systems. He shares his findings with Irish Country Living, writes Sarah McIntosh.
23 November 2022 Careers
Running a food truck beside the beach
Niamh Hegarty has always loved food, but saw her career in food marketing and sales until she fell into starting her own food business while in-between jobs. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
26 October 2022 Features
Women & Ag: “We have a beautiful business and we'd like to keep it that way”
In the lead up to our Women & Agriculture Conference, Janine Kennedy speaks with Yvonne Connelly, who - along with her husband and daughters - recently won the Kerrygold and NDC Quality Milk Awards.
26 October 2022 Speakers
Desperate Farmwife: the husband's view on grass measuring
Our "desperately misunderstood" farm husband is back with more pearls of wisdom. With the latest tech in grass measurements, are we leaving some great farmers behind in the process?
12 October 2022 Features
Katherine’s Country: 10% levy on concrete a severe blow
Katherine O’Leary did a double take when the 10% levy on concrete was announced. It will hurt her family and negatively affect any development needed on the farm.
5 October 2022 Katherine O'Leary