No butter! Are you actually serious?
Amii McKeever
When showcasing our country to tourists, surely the best of our food should be front and centre. On a trip west, Amii McKeever came up against a lack of butter for the spuds.
25 May 2022 Amii
How reliant are you on one or two companies for your home or farm necessities?
With EU baby formula being flown to the states, an oligopoly on supply has been revealed. A food necessity shortage in a Western Country - not war, not COVID but competition. Writes Amii McKeever.
27 April 2022 Amii
“In Russia not having food is not a distant memory”
What happened in 2012? The Irish farmers Journal founded a new magazine – Irish Country Magazine. And while that was happening Amii McKeever was in Russia. Different worlds, same year.
Katherine’s Country: keeping tensions in perspective
How can farmers handle all the challenges coming at us? We have to consume less and spend less on energy by managing the budget and stretching the resources, writes Katherine O’Leary.
30 March 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Damien’s Diary: it simply doesn’t add up
If we demand higher standards from farmers for their products we should be prepared to pay for it, writes Damien O’Reilly.
16 February 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Consumer: the rising cost of living
The Government has committed to €400m of supports to combat the rising price of living. Ciara Leahy looks at how that will impact your pocket as well as the measures you can take to reduce your bills
16 February 2022 Consumer