A week in the country: rose hips, chef tip and December’s Moon
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
23 November 2022 Features
Brightening the dark: rushlights
As winter draws in, folklorist Shane Lehane explains the history of the humble “rushlight”: and why it should be considered one of the greatest of all human accomplishments.
16 November 2022 Amii
There is no room to treat any farming query as a “stupid question”
It would be fool hardy to assume that people just; “should know”, how or where their food is produced. As the gap widens between consumers and farms, questions need answers. Writes Amii McKeever.
Closure crisis in nursing home sector
Sixteen rural nursing homes will have closed by the end of 2022 taking 500 beds out of the system. How will this impact rural families? Margaret Hawkins reports.
9 November 2022 Health
A week in the country: sloes, minding your joints and a Country Living fan
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
28 September 2022 Features
€50,000 grant to refurbish derelict farmhouses
The Croí Cónaithe Scheme, which provides a grant of €50,000 to refurbish derelict houses and €30,000 for vacant houses, is being extended to one-off rural houses.
21 September 2022 News
‘I’ve always had this affinity with not just wildlife, but animals in general’
With a barn owl measure included in ACRES, John Carrig of the Barn Owl Project talks about setting up this group and what can be done for these birds. In conversation with Anne O'Donoghue.
7 September 2022 Features
Polio survivor ‘I lost the vocabulary of family; the hospital was my home’.
In our Rise resilience series, Maria Moynihan talks to polio survivor Bridie McMahon, who overcame childhood trauma to live a life of adventure; from returning to college to dancing for John Lennon
7 September 2022 Features
Contemporary art in rural Co Limerick
Askeaton in Co Limerick is renowned in the world of contemporary art. Anne O’Donoghue chats to Michele Horrigan, the woman who made this happen
29 June 2022 Living Life