The Book Corner: Colm Tóibín is at his best with Long Island
Another classic from the acclaimed Irish novelist, with a sequel to his best-selling book Brooklyn, some 20 years later, writes Leo Powell.
A Week In The Country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
24 April 2024 Features
Booker prize winner Paul Lynch playing by the book
Paul Lynch may have gotten kicked out of his English Leaving Cert class but that didn’t stop him from going on to become a Booker Prize winner, writes Dee Laffan.
Balladeer: The Bold Thady Quill
A subject of a famous Cork hurling song is as much myth as is his legend, writes Eoghan Corry.
24 April 2024 Living Life
A Week In The Country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
10 April 2024 Craft
Bean & Goose: ‘we tell an Irish story with flavour’
Wexford company Bean & Goose creates distinctive and delicious chocolate, and it’s their efforts to do something special without compromising quality that has shaped their story, writes Dee Laffan.
27 March 2024 Features
Editorial: a St Patrick's Day parade to remember
The spark of this year’s parade was the fusion of people celebrating their own sense of Irishness, writes Ciara Leahy.
20 March 2024 Editorial
Health: labour of love
Knowing what your pain relief options are in labour – from self-help tips to available medications – can ease anxiety as your due date gets closer, writes Margaret Hawkins.
21 February 2024 Health
Retreat and recharge: top wellness trips to take this spring
Are you looking for a weekend or getaway of rejuvenation without leaving the country? Here are ten wellness retreats that will allow you to wind down in a zen environment, writes Grace Hanna.
14 February 2024 Living Life
Folklore: the legend of Gobnait of the bees
Folklorist Shane Lehane reminisces about his time in the Cúil Aodha Gaeltacht where he fell in love with a few goddesses — not least Gobnait, the beekeeper.
14 February 2024 Living Life
Balladeer: how did Molly end up as a folk anthem for Dublin?
“Alive, alive, oh,” is sung all over the world and Molly Malone has been on quite a journey with her wheelbarrow, writes Eoghan Corry.
14 February 2024 Living Life
Garron Noone: 'follow me, I'm delicious'
Garron Noone has accumulated over one million social media followers with his witty commentary on Irish culture. His down-to-earth attitude is helping to cement his success, writes Dee Laffan.
14 February 2024 Features