Stay safe while swimming this weekend
Anne O'Donoghue
With a spell of very hot weather upon us, many people will be going for a swim to cool down, but it’s important to stay safe while you do so.
10 August 2022 CL-IFJHome
Amateur dramatics: the road to the RDS Dublin Horse Show
Egle Zakaraite learned to ride bareback on plough horses in her native Lithuania; now she’s qualified for the notoriously competitive amateur class at the Dublin Horse Show.
10 August 2022 Features
Travel: Searching for whales off the West Cork coast
Liam Clancy indulges his inner Attenborough on a trip with Whale Watch West Cork.
Style File: Lynn Haughton of The Upcycle Movement
Re-designer Lynn Haughton talks to Maria Moynihan about the real cost of fast fashion, her upcycled accessories range and how to look stylish without costing the earth.
10 August 2022 Features
A Week in the Country: bird's foot trefoil and back to school prep
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
10 August 2022 Features
My friend makes no effort since I moved to the farm
Dear Miriam, my best friend makes no effort to see me since I moved to the farm
10 August 2022 Ask Miriam
Health: does the term “heart failure” put the heart crossways in you?
Feeling breathless or tired? Don’t assume it’s age – it could be that you are developing heart failure, but don’t let the term frighten you, writes Margaret Hawkins
10 August 2022 Health
Denny Fitz: it's the conversation that every parent dreads
Denny Fitz despairs at some of the Premier League-style "performance art" adopted by schoolboy players
10 August 2022 Features
Veterinary: ‘it’s not just a job. It’s a vocation’
Aoife Ferris discusses winning Young Vet of the Year, her career path in veterinary and what can be done to attract more people into large animal practice. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
10 August 2022 Features
Creating creative kids in Kilkenny
Nominated for five Oscars, Cartoon Saloon is not only a powerhouse employer in Kilkenny but right at the cities creative heart. Amii McKeever brought the kids to explore her artistic vibe.
10 August 2022 Features
Gardening with Gerry: white delight
The beautiful crinum lily is just at the start of its long flowering season that runs from early August to late September, writes Gerry Daly.
10 August 2022 Gardening
Behind the scenes of the summer show: John Hassett, Cappamore Show
In this week’s behind the scenes of the summer shows we talk to John Hassett, secretary of Cappamore Agricultural Show in Co Limerick. In conversation with Niamh Gunn.
10 August 2022 Features