Returning to exercise after having a baby
Maria Moynihan
As pregnancy can take a toll on the body, it’s important to seek support when returning to fitness. Maria Moynihan talks to women’s health physiotherapist Fiona Healy about exercise beyond the bump
6 April 2022 Features
An Italian man living in the Gaeltacht with fluent Irish
Andrea Palandri’s roots are very firmly in Italy and Scotland, but his branches have now reached Ireland, living in the Gaeltacht as a fluent Irish speaker, writes Anne O’Donoghue
30 March 2022 Features
A Week in the Country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week
Katherine’s Country: inspirational women are all around us
International Women’s Day reminds us that we can achieve, succeed and hold our own with any group of men writes Katherine O’Leary.
9 March 2022 Katherine O'Leary
The importance of female representation in politics
In a panel discussion this week, Shona Murray and Mary Regan reminded us of how important policy change to increase the number women in politics, writes Ilka Denker.
9 March 2022 Features
DIY: five women to follow to get you inspired
As we get set to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March, Ilka Denker rounds up some women in the internet sphere who DIY. Let’s celebrate them and get inspired by their craft.
7 March 2022 Craft
Feeling a fraud and selfish in the face of human suffering
The perspective we gain, when tragedy or war occurs can often be short lived. With war in Ukraine and millions being displaced Amii McKeever struggles to just continue as normal.
2 March 2022 Features
More women need to be encouraged to become engineers
With STEPS Engineers Week around the corner, Janine Kennedy speaks with women who work within the sector. Why would they encourage more students – especially girls – to pursue a career in engineering?
2 March 2022 Careers
I Wish highlights possibilities of STEM careers to young female students
The I Wish 2022 showcase saw over 17,000 teenage girls tune in to hear speeches from inspirational STEM leaders, writes Ilka Denker.
16 February 2022 News
Control your finances and independence, seek help if not in control
There are many ways women can lose control of their monetary freedom. Coercive control is one but the pandemic has worsened financial independence for many. Writes Amii McKeever
9 February 2022 Amii
Mental Health: how men express emotions
Psychotherapist Enda Murphy explores how men express emotions, and why many prefer to ‘problem solve’ rather than talk about their feelings.
2 February 2022 Health
Irish Mammy: ‘There’s a lot of leather in the room’
Ann Devine gets more than she bargained for when she goes to the wrong address for a Tidy Towns get-together, Colm O’Regan writes.
26 January 2022 Features