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Desperate Farmwife: time to start picking out your studs, lads
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As calving comes to a close, our Desperate Farmwife's long-misunderstood husband is gearing up for breeding season.
30 March 2022 Features
In Conversion: April diary update to how our organic entrants are getting on
Janine Kennedy catches up with our new entrants as they experience the highs, lows and everything in between associated with becoming organically certified
19 February 2022 Feature
Winners show their mettle when everything is going wrong
Family farming and team sports have more in common than you might think.
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
From engineering to animal products
David Prendergast is company director of Iomlán Animal Science and owner of web shop Sheepproducts.ie. The new year will see him add another shop into the mix, writes Fiona Alston.
29 December 2021 Careers
Christmas recipes, sustainable packaging and the launch of a new butter
The countdown to the holiday season has begun and between Christmas recipes and shopping sustainable, Irish Country Living is ready for the season, writes Ilka Denker.
27 November 2021 News
What's it like being agri-TikTok famous?
Janine Kennedy speaks with actor, farmer and TikTok enthusiast Fiona Bergin about the benefits of agricultural-focused social media use.
24 November 2021 Living Life
A week of hyper-local eating: were we up to the challenge?
The ICL team recently took part in a 50km Diet, where all of the food they ate for a week had to be sourced within a 50km radius of their home. How did they do? This week, we hear from Janine Kennedy
3 November 2021 News
The time for Meitheal
September is Mindful farmer Patrick Mulcahy’s favourite month – and not just because it's the month of his birthday
27 October 2021 Features
In Conversion: organic entrants diary
Janine Kennedy catches up with our new entrants as they experience the highs, lows and everything in between associated with becoming organically certified.
27 October 2021 Features
Building a blue economy
In our final instalment of our Sea of Potential series, Janine Kennedy looks at where our seaweed industry has the potential to go as demand for seaweed based products continues to increase
22 September 2021 Features
The Mindful Farmer: the joys of the summer months
Birthing season on Ballinwillin Farm is always a joy to behold, and our Mindful Farmer, Patrick Mulcahy, is – as always – full of gratitude and and in awe of Mother Nature.
11 August 2021 Features