Nature calls: taking a walk on the wild side
Maria Moynihan
Ireland’s national Walks Scheme recently saw its biggest expansion to date; but valuing farmers’ contribution as custodians of the land has been key to its success, writes Maria Moynihan.
15 May 2024 Features
From west Canada to running a rural guesthouse in west Cork
Meet the young couple who swapped city living in western Canada to run a rural guesthouse in west Cork, writes Maria Moynihan.
13 March 2024 Health
How surviving a stroke led to helping others
Sinéad Lucey Brennan suffered a stroke at the age of 28. Eight years on, she is an advocate for those with disabilities, visible and hidden, writes Margaret Hawkins.
Up to €70,000 to do up your old farmhouse
Whether it’s a rundown house for sale or a derelict farmhouse, the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant means many are giving old buildings a new lease of life. Ciara Leahy and Tommy Moyles report.
6 March 2024 Property
Musical magic at Jim of the Mills
Rural pubs are in sharp decline but that elusive combination of culture, music and a warm welcome keeps Jim of the Mills in Tipperary packed on a Thursday night, writes Ciara Leahy.
28 February 2024 Editorial
Mullooly Matters
An Post bursts the tyres with closures after the State makes a new rural wheel, writes Ciaran Mullooly.
21 February 2024 Blog
Christmas working in Barbados
Exciting career opportunities means some young people are spending Christmas abroad. Gráinne Ahern gives us an insight into life in Barbados.
24 December 2023 Careers