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Holidaying at home in 2022? Get off the well-trodden path for a bit if you can
Amii McKeever
Social enterprises - businesses with more than money on their minds - are affecting society for the better. Keep an eye out for them as you holiday at home this year, writes Amii McKeever,
13 April 2022 Features
Take 10 with restaurant adviser Blathnáid Bergin
Maria Moynihan talks to restaurant consultant Blathnáid Bergin about her best dining experience, the one ingredient she would ban from Irish menus and her dream dinner party.
23 February 2022 Travel
Making staycationing with a baby, child’s play
Globe trotter-turned-staycationer Maria Moynihan shares some of her favourite finds when it comes to hotel stays with a baby.
The foodie belle of Belfast city
Janine Kennedy loves Belfast for its friendly vibes, beautiful architecture and - of course - the variety of delicious food experiences available. Here are some of her favourite food spots in the city
1 December 2021 Travel
From the Barrow to the Blackstairs - an overnight stay in peaceful Co Carlow
After a trip to Co Carlow, Janine Kennedy decides there is no better place to be than the Blackstairs, in Borris or in the Barrow on a sunny summer's day
18 August 2021 Features
‘Tourism has to work for the locals first’
The people of Dingle operate in a collegiate manner, most importantly: visitors enjoy themselves no matter which company they choose. After all, a rising tide lifts all ships, writes Amii McKeever.
4 August 2021 Features
A different spin on life
How does a Special Forces police officer become a falconer or an animal scientist a weaving instructor? Amii McKeever asks falconer Martin McPhillips and weaver Annie Gambrill these exact questions on
21 July 2021 Features
Katherine’s Country: some rethinking needed for Irish hospitality
It is difficult for the hospitality industry to reopen and hit the ground running, we have gotten used to being without it so the hospitality industry need to step up the offering to ensure return business.
16 June 2021 Katherine O'Leary
Food news: Wicklow Wolf fans get howling
Wicklow Wolf fans get howling for their new range of beers and if you're looking for some Hot Stuff sauce, we've got you covered, writes Ciara Leahy.
12 June 2021 News
Support local using our Father's Day gift guide 2021
Everyone knows dads can be notoriously hard to buy for. In our Father's Day gift guide, find something he would love while supporting Irish, writes Sophie Finn.
11 June 2021
20 questions with... John Edward Joyce
John Edward Joyce, owner and proprietor of The Mustard Seed Country House Hotel, talks to Irish Country Living ahead of hospitality reopening on 2 June.
2 June 2021 Features
Podcast: Dragons' Den, Game of Thrones and country life with Claire Hunter
From Belfast, but living on a farm in Armoy, Co Antrim, Claire Hunter is business woman who’s not afraid to take a chance. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
7 April 2021 Features