Legal: how to save money when transferring land
Aisling Meehan
When transferring land, be smart about structuring the transfer to maximise tax incentives such as stamp duty relief and gift tax, writes Aisling Meehan.
17 April 2024 Consumer
Legal: my son and his partner are living in my family home rent-free
Aisling Meehan advises a reader who is having an issue with her son and his partner – they live rent-free in her original family house and she wants them to rent or buy.
10 April 2024 Features
Desperate Farmwife: the time has come to fly the coop
For years, our Desperate Farmwife stayed home with smallies while her husband saw the world. Now, it's her turn.
Does Ireland have a viable future in sustainable aquaculture?
Despite the many challenges the Irish aquaculture industry has faced over the years, there are many working to ensure it has a bright and sustainable future, writes Janine Kennedy.
20 March 2024 News
To pod, or not to pod? That is the question
There are still roadblocks in the way of farmers looking to diversify into agritourism, but there is a lot of potential as well, writes Janine Kennedy.
21 February 2024 Consumer
Ask Miriam: ‘my husband struggles to connect with our son’
A concerned mother reaches out to Miriam for advice for her husband who is struggling to connect with their son.
14 February 2024 Ask Miriam
Desperate Farmwife: January's for the birds
Our Desperate Farmwife's 'Desperately Misunderstood Farm Husband' is back... and he has way too much time on his hands before calving starts.
17 January 2024 Features
Katherine's Country: ‘the birth of every baby is special'
I am thrilled to introduce my new grandson – Peter O’Leary, writes Katherine O’Leary.
6 December 2023 Katherine O'Leary
The Kerry Cowboy: ‘I answer questions from all over the world'
Séaghan Ó Súilleabháin speaks to Janine Kennedy about life in rural Co Kerry, farming as a Gaeilgeoir and becoming social-media star with his dog.
29 November 2023 Features
Agri Careers: course shows dairy farmers are keen to build knowledge
A group of Tirlán milk suppliers has completed the Sustainable Farming Academy at University College Cork, which focuses on environmental management and sustainable development, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 November 2023 Careers
The ultimate Christmas baking project: make a gingerbread farm
Are you looking for a baking project for the whole family? Try building your own gingerbread farm. A Farmers Journal festive family effort led by Janine Kennedy with Dee Laffan and Martin Merrick.
28 November 2023 Recipes