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A busy weekend in the Macra calendar saw new champions in both competitions.
By Contributor on 15 March 2018
Any farmer regularly going out to visit livestock never knows what they are likely to find. Trapped or dead animals can occur at any time. Beekeepers face similar problems, writes Willie O’Byrne
By Contributor on 15 February 2018
The first calf has arrived without the usual fanfare. Just a picture from Philip on Katherine O'Leary's lunch break. 'Look what I found.'
By Katherine O'Leary on 08 February 2018
A busy time for the women of the house as it's time to make jam with all the fruit coming in
By Contributor on 03 August 2017
This year, Bloom delivered not only on the weather, but also kept Katherine O'Leary full of delicious food, great conversation and ideas for the garden.
By Katherine O'Leary on 15 June 2017
The Dealer had a closer look at the list of award-winning show gardens at Bloom this year.
By The Dealer on 08 June 2017
It’s the detail that wins over the judges at Bloom, writes Mairead Lavery.
By Mairead Lavery on 08 June 2017
Lily Champ talks gardening ahead of Bloom
Our gardening columnist shares here love for gardening ahead of Bloom in the Park, which takes place in the Phoenix Park in Dublin from1-5 June
By Aisling Hussey on 31 May 2017
Take a look at our one-stop shop for some festival inspiration this summer.
By Alison Sinnott on 08 June 2017
When it comes to your garden, Bloom winner and designer, Leonie Cornelius, believes in dreaming big, writes Maria Moynihan.
By Maria Moynihan on 25 May 2017
Here are this week's top five occasions to go out.
By on 01 June 2017
The sweet scent of lilies fused with the citrus notes of orange blossoms, the brass of the big band, summer strawberries smothered in cream. Is there any festival better than Bloom, asks Ciara Leahy.
By Ciara Leahy on 01 June 2017
Be Part of the Coole Swan team at Bloom
By Ciara Leahy on 25 May 2017
Agri Aware celebrates agriculture with its unique Bloom Garden - ‘My land, your land – Ireland’
By Contributor on 18 May 2017
Social farming projects receive over €800,000
DAFM awarded over €800,000 for initiatives to promote and develop social farming projects in rural areas.
By Amy McShane on 06 February 2017
Weekly podcast: Bloom, Brexit and and Glanbia
In this week's podcast, we interview Glanbia co-op chairman Henry Corbally, British farmers about to vote on Brexit, a Northern Ireland organic produce and Bloom gardeners.
By Thomas Hubert on 09 June 2016
The sun is shining a light on the Irish summer and bringing back some wonderful memories.
By Mairead Lavery on 09 June 2016
Barry Kavanagh's garden at Bloom 2016, Across Boundaries, one of the 23 show gardens at the festival this year, represents the concept of social farming and won gold from the judges.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 04 June 2016
Record number of gold medals awarded at Bloom 2016
The festival officially announced today.
By Amy McShane on 02 June 2016
Blooming great festival
Now in its 10th year, the Bord Bia Bloom festival takes place from Thursday 2 June to Monday 6 June in the Phoenix Park.
By Patrick Donohoe on 02 June 2016
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