Colour, crowds, fun and puddles – Ploughing back with a bang
Katherine O'Leary
The mood of farmers was upbeat and enthusiastic at the Ploughing Championships.
21 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: tackling the stiffness issues
There is an exercise programme out there to suit anyone, writes Katherine O'Leary - you just have to find the right one.
14 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: finding the rhythm of the school year
A new school year begins and Katherine’s grandson Ricky starts playschool with enthusiasm.
Katherine’s Country: the drought has ended
Finally, the rain has come after the drought period on the O’Leary farm.
7 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country: retirement and celebration
As Sean Clarke retired as Regional Manager of IFA after 32 years, a barbecue was held to honour his time in IFA, writes Katherine O'Leary.
31 August 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Calleary to fill junior minister role at Department of Enterprise
Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise Calleary had held the senior agriculture brief for a brief spell in July and August 2020.
31 August 2022 News
Katherine's Country: my Westlife endurance test
Westlife played Cork two weeks ago and Katherine wonders why the band cannot stick to the advertised times instead of making fans wait in the sun, writes Ciara Leahy.
24 August 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Opinion: farmers shouldn't fear a fertiliser register
Overuse of fertiliser won’t do farmers any favours, but the border poses a threat to a well-maintained register.
20 August 2022 Opinion
Katherine’s Country: wedding day defined by a broad smile of happiness
Katherine’s enduring memory of her youngest son Colm’s wedding to Elaine will be the broad smile of happiness across his face that lasted all day long.
17 August 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine’s Country: community support is everything
The loss of the talented young Tipperary and Clonoulty-Rossmore hurler, Dillon Quirke, has sent shockwaves through the country and the GAA.
10 August 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country- being kind brings so much pleasure
Katherine hosts a Kitchen Party for her soon to be daughter in law, Elaine. It’s all go in the O’Leary household in the run up to Colm and Elaine’s wedding.
27 July 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country- a ruby wedding
No matter what happened, we were and are still very happy and that is the joy of marriage writes Katherine O’Leary as she and her husband, Tim celebrate their Ruby Wedding Anniversary.
20 July 2022 Katherine O'Leary